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Núria Mestre i Farràs

• Italy boasts a long period of different architectural styles, from
Classical Roman and Greek, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neo-
Classical, Art Nouveau to Modern. (several architectural
monuments, such as the Pantheon, the Colosseum, the Leaning
Tower of Pisa, Milan Cathedral...)

• Classical to Gothic
• Renaissance to Modern
• Palazzi and villas
• Italian fashion is one of the most
important cities in the world. Milan and
Rome are Italy's main capitals.
• According to the 2009 Global Language
Monitor, Milan was nominated the true
fashion capital of the world.
• Leonardo da Vinci (made several
contributions to a variety of fields including
art, biology, and technology)
• Galileo Galilei (was a physicist,
mathematician, and astronomer who
played a major role in the Scientific
• Italy's cuisine is widely regarded as amongst the most
popular in the world, and is mainly made up of traditional
dishes, meals and deserts, such as:
pasta granita
spaghetti lasagna
pizza gelato
focaccia risotto
bruschette gnocchi
polenta panettone

• Basil, mozzarella, garlic, olive oil and tomatoes are

examples of ingredients which are used frequently in
Italian cuisine