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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, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Sant´Ambrogio, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Lothar Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan, Italy. 2008. Photo: Lothar Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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San Vittore al Corpo, Milan, Italy. 2015. Photo: Lothar Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0

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
Piazza Galvani, Bologna
Piazza Galvani, Bologna, 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Square Neptune
Square Neptune, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Piazza Maggiore
Piazza Maggiore (Main Square), Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Broad street
Broad street in the center with bell tower of Catedrale Metropolitana di San Pietro, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Piazza Maggiore
Panoramic view over Piazza Maggiore, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Panoramic view
Panoramic view over the city, Bologna, Italy. Photo: pixabay.com, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Arco del Meloncello
Arco del Meloncello, to Basilica di San Luca, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Longest portico in the world
Longest portico in the world, descent to Basilica di San Luca, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Basilica of San Luca
Basilica of San Luca, Bologna, Italy. 2016. Photo: Clara Schultes, under CC BY-SA 4.0

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
Ferrara
Romanesque facade of St. George´s Cathedral. Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 3.0
Ferrara
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
Ferrara
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.

Mesola
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

Chioggia#

Chioggia is a coastal town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Venice, located in the Veneto region of northern Italy.

Chioggia
Bridge of San Giacomo, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Medieval cathedral and Porta Garibaldi, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Museum of the Southern Lagoon, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Refugium Peccatorum,Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Temple of San Martino, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Bell tower and Church of Saint Andrew, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Church Maria Santissima, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Town hall, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Corso del Popolo, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY 4.0
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Venetian palaces, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Via del Popolo, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Narrow street, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Entrance to fish market, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Canal Vena, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Canal Vena with bell tower of church of St. Giacomo (right), Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
View Vigo Bridge, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Shipping pier, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Lighthouse, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
Chioggia
Port, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0

Comacchio #

Comacchio is a town and comune of Emilia Romagna. It is situated 48 kilometres from the provincial capital Ferrara.
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San Pietro church, Photo: Lothar Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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San Pietro church by night, Photo: Lothar Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Cathedral of San Cassiano, Photo: Lothar Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Cathedral of San Cassiano by night, Photo: Clara Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Loggiato dei Cappuccini, Photo: Lothar Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Palazzo Bellini on Canal Maggiore, Photo: Lothar Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Treponti, Photo: Lothar Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Treponti by night, Photo: Lothar Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Canal, Photo: pixabay.com, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Canal with gondola by night, Photo: Lothar Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0
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Canal with bridge by night, Photo: Lothar Schultes, 2015, under CC BY-SA 4.0