By: Paul MeehanThe world’s biggest country, Italy is famous for its wine, cheese and other delicacies.
But when it comes to sights, the country has a far more extensive list of destinations than most.
In this article, we explore some of Italy’s most iconic sights and discover what’s hidden in its parks, monuments and other heritage sites.1.
Via delle di Bari, St John of God’s Day, RomeIn a city famed for its churches, the Via del Le Dere is the largest in Italy, with a total area of almost 2.5 million square metres.
The Via del Dere lies just off the main road to the Italian capital.
Built in the 17th century, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is home to St John’s Church, which dates back to the 15th century.2.
St Mark’s Square, RomeThe iconic St Mark, or “Little Lord,” is a medieval church in Rome’s historic St Mark Square, where the Virgin Mary was baptized in 1517.
The church was originally built by the Benedictine monks who served the pope during his pontificate from 1485 to 1489.3.
Basilica del Popolo, Rome, ItalyThe Basilica de Popolo is a basilica built in 1526, and once home to the popes brother, Peter, and the first pontiff, John XXIII.
Its impressive size, impressive ceiling and ornate frescoes on the walls are the main attractions.4.
Cathedral of Santa Croce, San Marco, ItalyIn the city of San Marco on the Italian island of Sardinia, there is the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.
This cathedral was dedicated in 1532, and was the first church in Europe to be dedicated by St Peter.5.
Santa Maria del Rialto, Castello di Stanno, RomeThis is the second oldest church in the world.
It was built by St Andrew of Monastery in the 11th century and has stood empty since the 14th century because of poor maintenance.6.
Santa Lucia del Rio, RomeAnother church, this one was built in the 16th century by St Francis of Assisi, who visited Italy on a pilgrimage.
It is located on the southern tip of the island of Sicily, and features the most beautiful fresco of Saint Lucia.7.
La Sala, San Gimignano, ItalyThis was the scene of a fire in 1755 that killed two people and destroyed much of the city.
The blaze was caused by a faulty stove.
The fire also destroyed much historic architecture and the church is still standing today.8.
Santa Marta, Piazza San MartaOne of the most famous sights in the city, Santa Martas Piazzas is the biggest in Italy and is a famous tourist attraction.
This is one of the oldest churches in Italy.9.
Santa Fe, Santa FeIn 1848, the first man arrived in the state of New York.
He named his newborn daughter Santa.
She is known as Santa Maria, which means “the Lady”.10.
Santa Cecilia, Santa Cecile, ItalyWith a population of approximately 20 million people, this is the oldest cathedral in the entire country.
The oldest church is located in Santa Cecilio in the Santa Cecili family tradition.11.
Santa Cruz, Santiago de Compostela, SpainThe first cathedral in Spain was built during the 1450s, and has a total population of about 200,000 people.
It has been visited by over 4,000 pilgrims a year since its foundation.12.
St. Peter’s Basilica, San Nicola, ItalyIt is one the most spectacular basilicas in Europe, and it is located just north of the town of San Nicola.
It contains two churches, St Peter’s and St Peter and Paul’s.
It also houses the Santa Maria dei Santa Martini, a religious community founded in 1780.13.
Santa Crocio, Calabria, ItalyThere are around 15 churches in Calabrian, the main province of Italy, and this is by far the most important one.
The church is one in the heart of Calabrio, and its main sanctuary is a cathedral in a field called St Crociano.14.
Santa Paula, Bologna, ItalySanta Paula is a town in the central Italian province of Bologno, and contains the famous Santa Paula Church.15.
Santa Anna, RomeThere is one church in this medieval town, and most of the rest of it is preserved as archaeological monuments.
It dates back over 800 years, and in the 19th century was the site of the first Catholic church in Italy to be built in Europe.16.
Santa Terna, Torino, ItalyAt the foot of Mount Ternana, one of Italys most famous and historic mountains, this church is the most prominent.
It stands in the middle of the mountain, and