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La Dolce Vita #3: Who needs Versailles when… (part 2)

Palazzo Vecchio, Florence Palazzo Vecchio, the town hall of Florence, was given several names in accordance with the varying use of the palace during its long history. Michelangelo's David also stood at the entrance until 1873, when it was moved to the Accademia Gallery. A replica now stands in its place. The Salone dei Cinquecento (Hall of the… Continue reading La Dolce Vita #3: Who needs Versailles when… (part 2)

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La Dolce Vita #3: Who needs Versailles when… (part 1)

Royal Palace of Caserta (UNESCO World Heritage Site) Constructed for the Bourbon kings of Naples, the Royal Palace of Caserta is the largest royal residence in the world with over 2 million m³ and covers an area of about 47,000 m². The palace has some 1,200 rooms, including two dozen state apartments, a large library, and a… Continue reading La Dolce Vita #3: Who needs Versailles when… (part 1)