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Siena: The Robin Hood of Radicofani

Ghino_di_Tacco
Historical Curiosities

Albeit not as famous as the one of the Sherwood Forest but nonetheless one of the characters mentioned by Dante in the Divine Comedy, T...

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Lucca: The smallest theater in the world is near Lucca!

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Did you know that...

Do you know where the smallest theater in the world is? According to the Guinness World Records Book you have to go to Vetriano, a smal...

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Florence: Antonio Magliabechi: a life of books

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Historical Curiosities

The Central National Library of Florence, in Piazza Cavalleggeri, is one of the most important libraries in Italy with a collection of ...

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Lucca: The mysterious story of Lucida Mansi

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Mysteries & Legends

The ghost of Lucida Mansi is one of the most famous in Tuscany, so much so that she is one of the main characters wandering around Borg...

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Arezzo: Guido d'Arezzo and the invention of the music

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Big Names

In Talla and surroundings people have no doubt: the inventor of the musical stave, the inventor of the music notes and also of the mode...

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Pistoia: The Kiss of the Christs in Gavinana

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Local Traditions

It is a very ancient but still popular rite. Two large processions that meet up with a Christ on the cross in front of each one: the he...

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Siena: Piero Carbonetti and his tin drum

Piero-Carbonetti
Local Traditions

Subversive, persecuted, anarchist, homeless, dreamer: it is really difficult to define Piero Carbonetti, Tuscan bred and born and Garib...

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Pisa: Kinzika, the young woman who saved Pisa from the Saracens

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Local Traditions

It was really her, a young woman with an Arabian name, Kinzica, of the noble Sismondi family, to save Pisa from being sacked by Saracen...

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