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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

 

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Imola, the Sforza Castle

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Rocca Sforzesca (Sforza Castle),rebuilt under the reign of Girolamo Riario and Caterina Sforza (1463 – 28 May 1509). Leonardo da Vinci  by order of Cesare Borgia (in 1502) made a project to strengthen the fortress. In 1504 Imola submitted to Pope Julius II and became the property of the Church. From 1524 to 1958 the Rocca became a prison.  Now it is a place of the Museum and cultural events.

Travel back

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Monteveglio is the small comune ( 20km from Bologna) in the Italy.  It’s a beautiful panoramic place that joins the history, the religion and the nature. The castle was founded probably in the early 6th century and in the medieval times enjoyed moments of great importance. Matilda Canossa of Tuscany (1046 –1115) the Great Countess founded the church Santa Maria Assunta at Monteveglio.  A memorial tomb for Matilda, designed by Bernini, marks her burial place in St Peter’s Vatican and is often called the Honor and Glory of Italy.

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