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The Palazzo Pianetti

The Palazzo Pianetti or Pianetti Tesei is a Rococo palace in the town of Jesi, Italy. Presently, it is owned by the town, and the palace and its adjacent building are used as a museum and exhibition site. The Palace as now seen, was built in 1730, based on designs of Cardolo Maria Pianetti.

The elaborate interior decorations with stucco and paint depict a variety of subjects and cycles. They include frescoes on stories of the Aeneid by Placido Lazzarini, the second floor stanza was decorated by the Florentine Bandinelli.

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Topography of Terror in Berlin

Between 1933 and 1945, the central institutions of Nazi persecution and terror – the Secret State Police Office with its own “house prison,” the leadership of the SS and, during the Second World War, the Reich Security Main Office – were located on the present-day grounds of the “Topography of Terror” that are next to the Martin Gropius Building and close to Potsdamer Platz.
After the war the grounds were leveled and initially used for commercial purposes. Later, in 1987, as part of Berlin’s 750th anniversary celebration, the terrain was made accessible to the public under the name “Topography of Terror.” An exhibition hall and the exposed building remains on the former Prinz-Albrecht-Straße (today’s Niederkirchnerstraße) and Wilhelmstraße were used to document the history of the site.
The “Topography of Terror” fulfills a special role among the many remembrance sites, monuments and museums in Berlin today that commemorate the era of National Socialism. Located in the center of the capital, it provides information at an authentic site about the headquarters of the National Socialist SS and police state and reveals the European dimensions of the Nazi reign of terror.

Franz Kafka Museum in Prague

The long-term exhibition The City of K. Franz Kafka and Prague was opened in Prague in during the summer of 2005. Franz Kafka was born in Prague on 3July 1883, died in a sanatorium at Kierling on 3June 1924, and was buried in the New Jewish Cemetery in Prague – Strašnice on 11 June. The exhibition opened in Barcelona in 1999, in 2002–2003 it transferred to the Jewish Museum in New York, and in 2005 it opened in Prague, in the unique Hergetova cihelna [the Herget Brickworks] on the Malá Strana [Lesser Town] bank of the river Vltava [the Moldau]. The exhibition consists of two sections – Existential space and Imaginary Topography.

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SREBRENICA Exhibition in Sarajevo

Photography Exhibition June 2014: A permanent photographic exhibition of the massacre of Muslims in Srebrenica in the city of Sarajevo. Bosnia and Herzegovina

DDR Museum in Berlin

Museum dedicated to the daily life of the German Democratic Republic, Berlin.
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Prague Easter Markets

The Prague Easter markets display handcrafted goods, all manner of food and drink, and showcase the wonderful old customs of a traditional Czech Easter. So, enjoy the bright colors of spring, browse around and sample the hearty local fare. Wooden huts display a variety of handicrafts such as crystal and glassware, jewellery, metalware, candles, wooden toys, embroidered cloth, and beautifully dressed puppets and dolls. But the most common sight is brightly colored, hand-painted Easter eggs, which Czech ladies dressed in traditional costume can personalise for visitors, by painting on a name or a special message. However, the Prague Easter markets are not just about shopping. You can also observe traditional foods being made, and sample all manner of local food and drink. Large hams are roasted on spits. Traditional Czech pastries are prepared in front of you, such as ‘Trdelník’ – a hot, sugar coated pastry. Plus there are terribly unhealthy, but wonderfully tasty, barbeque sausages.

Casa del Cinema in Rome

The building housing the new Casa del Cinema is located inside the well known Casina delle Rose, one of the most beautiful places in Villa Borghese. It has been fully restructured and covers an area of 2,500 square metres. The core of the complex houses an oustanding Deluxe theatre with not only one of the most up-to-date sound and projection systems but state-of-the-art equipment for video projection in digital high definition, offering satellite connection availability.

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Via Vittorio Veneto in Rome

Via Vittorio Veneto,is one of the most famous, elegant and expensive streets of Rome. Initially, like other streets in the Ludovisi neighborhood, Via Veneto was dedicated to an Italian region, in this case, Venetia. After the First World War, the name was changed to commemorate the Battle of Vittorio Veneto.

In the 1950s and 60s, Via Veneto acquired international fame as the centre of la dolce vita (“the sweet life”), when its bars and restaurants attracted Hollywood stars and jet set personalities such as Audrey Hepburn, Anita Ekberg, Anna Magnani, Gary Cooper, Orson Welles, Tennessee Williams, Jean Cocteau and Coco Chanel.The omonymous 1960 film by Federico Fellini immortalized Via Veneto’s hyperactive lifestyle, lights and crawling stream of honking traffic. Some of Rome’s most renowned cafés and five star hotels, like Café de Paris, Harry’s Bar, Regina Hotel Baglioni, Westin Excelsior as well known haunts for celebrities in Rome, are in Via Veneto.

Casamari Abbey in Italy

Casamari Abbey is a Cistercian abbey in the Province of Frosinone. It marks the site of Cereatae, the birthplace of Caius Marius. In the early Imperial times it was an independent community.