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Glimpses of some Upper Italian cities#

Udine#

Udine Udine is a city in northeastern Italy. It is situated in the middle of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, between the Adriatic Sea and the Alps (Alpi Carniche).

Arches of Loggia di San Giovanni with clock tower (Torre dell´ Orologio) with Statue of Justice on column in Liberty Square (Piazza della Libertà), Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes
Arches of Loggia di San Giovanni with clock tower (Torre dell´ Orologio) with Statue of Justice on column in Liberty Square (Piazza della Libertà), Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Statue of Hercules and Venetian lion in Liberty Square (Piazza della Libertà, Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes
Statue of Hercules and Venetian lion in Liberty Square (Piazza della Libertà), Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Via Mercatovecchio and Palazzo Comunale (Loggia del Lionello), Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes
Via Mercatovecchio and Palazzo Comunale (Loggia del Lionello), Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Palazzo del Monte di Pietà, Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes
Palazzo del Monte di Pietà, Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Facade of the Duomo, Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes
Facade of the Duomo, Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Piazza XX settembre with Venetian house (right), Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes
Piazza XX settembre with Venetian house (right), Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Palazzo Upim in Piazza XX settembre, Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes
Palazzo Upim in Piazza XX settembre, Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Piazza Giacomo Matteotti with the Fountain by Giovanni da Udine (1543) and the slim pillar with the statue of the Madonna with Child (1487), Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes
Piazza Giacomo Matteotti with the Fountain by Giovanni da Udine (1543) and the slim pillar with the statue of the Madonna with Child (1487), Udine, Italy. 2011. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0

Milan #

Milan Milan is the capital of the Lombardy region. Besides it is the most populous metropolitan area and the second most populous comune of Italy.

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Clara Schultes
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Piazza della Scala with the monument of Leonardo da Vinci by the sculptor Pietro Magni, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Clara Schultes
Piazza della Scala with the monument of Leonardo da Vinci by the sculptor Pietro Magni, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Clara Schultes
Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Castle Sforzesco, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Lothar Schultes
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Sant´Ambrogio, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Lothar Schultes
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Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Lothar Schultes
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San Vittore al Corpo, Milan, Italy. 2015. Photo: Lothar Schultes

Bologna#

Bologna Bologna is the largest city and the capital of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Northern Italy. The city owns oldest university in the world, University of Bologna, which was founded in 1088. Bologna hosts thousands of students.

City Hall and Clock Tower in Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
City Hall and Clock Tower in Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Basilica of San Petronio in Piazza Maaggiore, the main cathedral, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Basilica of San Petronio, the main cathedral in Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Two Towers, the symbol of Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Two Towers, the symbol of Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Biblioteca Comunale dell´Archiginnasio, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Biblioteca Comunale dell´Archiginnasio, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Piazza Santo Stefano, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Piazza Santo Stefano, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Santa Maria dei Servi church, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Santa Maria dei Servi church, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Piazza San Domenico with column of St Dominic, the tomb of Rolandino de’ Passeggeri (in front) and the tomb of Egidio Foscarari (behind), Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Piazza San Domenico with column of St Dominic the tomb of Rolandino de’ Passeggeri (in front) and the tomb of Egidio Foscarari (behind), Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Basicilica of San Domenico, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Basicilica of San Domenico, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Porta Saragozza, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Porta Saragozza, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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The Fountain of Neptune, by Jean de Boulogne, in "Piazza Maggiore" square. Showing a nude man the picture was considered "Not admissible" by Facebook algorithms in January 2017 but the picture was restored when protests were too strong. Photo: pixabay.com, under PD

Ferrara#

Ferrara Ferrara is a city, comune and capital city of the Province of Ferrara in Emilia-Romagna. The city is situated 50 kilometres north-northeast of Bologna, on the Po di Volano, a branch channel of the main stream of the Po River. The town has broad streets and numerous palaces from the 14th and 15th centuries, when it was seat of the court of the House of Este. It has been qualified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for its cultural importance and beauty.

Este Castle with Girolama Savonarola Statue, Ferrara, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Este Castle, Ferrara, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 3.0
Girolama Savonarola Statue, Ferrara, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes
Girolama Savonarola Statue, Ferrara, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2016, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Medieval well in the castle´s interior courtyard. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2016, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Camera di Commercio (left), Ferrara, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2016
Camera di Commercio (left). Photo: Clara Schultes, 2016, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Moat of Castello Estense (Este Castle). Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Palazzo municipale (City Hall), Ferrara, Italy. 2015. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Grand Staircase of Honor, Palazzo Municipale. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Broad street in the city center. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Church of San Francesco. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Bell tower of Ferrara cathedral in Piazza Trento e Trieste. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
Romanesque St. George´s Cathedral with the Loggia dei Merciai. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015
Romanesque St. George´s Cathedral with the Loggia dei Merciai. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Romanesque facade of St. George´s Cathedral. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Corso Ercole I d´Este. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Palazzo dei Diamanti. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Palazzo Bevilacqua Castabili, home to the faculty of economics of the University of Ferrara. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Porta Paulo. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0

Mesola#

Mesola is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ferrara in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna. The commune is located about 50 kilometers east of Ferrara and 80 kilometers northeast of Bologna.

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Este Castle Mesola. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Virgin Mary Nativity Church. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
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Locanda Mesla. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0