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Rome: The Paintings of an Empire Exhibition

Scuderie del Quirinale September 24, 2009 – January 17, 2010 A fabulous exhbition at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome.  An overview of the pictorial ability of the Ancient Romans during the period that goes from the 2nd Century B.C. to the 4th Century A.D. There are approximately 100 works of art, frescos and paintings on linen , wood, glass etc., coming from the most prestigious institutions like the Louvre, the British Museum, the Vatican Museums and Pompeii. More information about the exhibition, which in Italian is called “Roma. La pittura di un impero”, at the Museum of the Scuderie...
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A Few Recommendations for Cape Town

South Africa, Explore how come  South Africa is the adventure capital of the world, why the natural beauty will amaze you. This country has a fasincating culture and wildlife. Also here you can afford luxury and to shop ‘till you drop. Your journey starts here.. Nowadays it is popular to go to South Africa, especially Cape Town.  The center of Cape Town is located at the northern end of the Cape Peninsula, it has a Mediterranean climate. The landmark of this town is the ‘Table Mountain’. This majestic mountain shows a “table top” that -stretches for three kilometers. A few attractions...
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The Uffizi Gallery and the Vasari Corridor

Probably you know the Ponte Vecchio, which is one of Florence’s most famous landmarks , but did it ever occur to you that there is a corridor above it? No you have not noticed it? Well that is because it is the best kept secret of Florence. A private passageway dated back to the 1564. Cosimo I de’Medici (The Grand Duke of Florence), did not like to walk among the people of his town. He asked the architect Giorgio Vasari to build a path that would allow him and the Royal family to move freely from their residence (Palazzo Pitti) to the government palace (Palazzo della Signoria). It is one...
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Facts About Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos, Greece is one the deals of the month at www.epoquehotels.com. Here are a few facts to get familiar with this island: This island was named in honor of Apollo’s grandson Mykons. This place is located at a Greek Island; nowadays it is a place to be for the tourists. The area of this island is proximity 105.183 km2 (41 sq mi) and its beautiful water and design houses are the place to be to relax. It is not only a relaxing area but there are a few things to see too. For example: Little Venice: Located at the east side of the harbor. It has its characterizing from the intense colors...
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Some Suggestions About Things to do in Brussels

Manneke Pis is one of the must-have-seen categories in this city. Of course there are other attractions to see in this city. If you are looking for a hotel we can recommend you: Bloom Brussels Hotel (starts from 70EUR) or the Hotel Manos Stephanie (starts from 85EUR). The attractions of worth seeing: The Royal Palace of Brussels. This is one of the most beautiful buildings in Brussels. The king of Belgium has his work office in this building. You might be lucky to see him. If you are traveling with children: It would be nice to go to the Comic Strip Museum. Belgium is famous of its greats comic...
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