STUDY IN ITALY
|Religion||71.4% of Italians ascribe to Christianity|
|Climate||Temperate climate with regional variations|
Italy hosts many of the world’s biggest companies and research facilities
The top tourist attractions in Italy include:
- The Coliseum: the largest and most famous amphitheatre in the Roman world, built in the first century AD.
- Canals of Venice: “The City of Water”, as Venice is called, has over 150 canals. The main tourist attractions are romantic gondolas and Italian architecture along the Grand Canal. If you plan on visiting Venice, don’t forget about St Mark’s Basilica, located on Piazza San Marco.
- Pompeii: a city that was covered in ash and soil in 79 AD, when the volcano Vesuvius erupted. The city was preserved under the ashes.
- Leaning Tower of Pisa: its construction started in 1173 and soon after the tower began to sink due to a poorly laid foundation.
- Lake Como: the lake is shaped like an inverted ‘Y’ and it’s famous for the attractive villas which have been built here since Roman times.