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Parco di Montececeri, where da Vinci flew

Parco di Montececeri, where da Vinci flew March 25, 2012 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Parco di Montececeri is a park that was discovered in the early 20th century. It is famous for its sandstone known as “pietra fiesolana” or the stone of Fiesole. It has been used by sculptors since the 15th century. Pietra fiesolana was used in creating monuments and buildings during the...

Mona Lisa’s remains in a pile of rubble

Mona Lisa’s remains in a pile of rubble October 18, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Lisa Gherardini died in Florence in 1542 and was buried in the grounds of Sant’Orsola convent.  She was said to have been the model for Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, which is currently in the Louvre Museum in Paris. But what has come to light recently from where the Sant’Osola convent used...
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