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Roman Necropolis of Voghenza and museum of Voghiera

Roman Necropolis of Voghenza is located in Voghiera. Voghiera and the surrounding areas had their agricultural fortune  from their position and quality of the soil.

Near you can see the museum divided in three sections: Archaeology, Renaissance and Modern Art.

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It exhibits the finds which have been unearthed from the excavations of the Roman necropolis of Voghenza:

gold and amber jewellery

amphorae and other types of containers

oil lamps

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money, balsam jars in glass paste and a beautiful balsam jar in onyx

The museum’s artefacts were found  in the 67 burials of Voghenza.

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Private Italian Villa Dolfi-Ratta

The Fondo Ambiente Italiano (FAI) is the National Trust of Italy. FAI opens for public many historical place in Italy.

 

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I visit villa Dolphi-Ratta (San Lazzaro di Savena, Bologna). In XIV century it was a deffensive castle with a hospital. Centuries were pass, the owners also passing.  Some owener’s names are Parati, Grassi, Ratta, Dolfi e De’ Bosdari. Nowadays, concerts, conferences, weddings have place in this private villa. The magnificent park protects the villa from a city noise.

The provincial library

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It is a library of my small city.In the year 1860 the priest Don Giuseppe Benedetti gives Budrio, Italy about 12600 books and founded the public library. The townspeoples give library paintings, ceramics and even toys. There is the room for children.

The library is located in the Villa 18 century. Nice place.

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“I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.”–Harold Kushner