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  1. Top 10 Tour

  2. www.backpackers.com

  3. Rome, Italy

  4. Florence, Italy

  5. Lucerne, Switzerland

  6. Paris, France

  7. London, England

  8. #10 Piccadilly Circus - London • Intersection of five busy streets • Equivalent to NYC’s Times Square • Center for food, entertainment, & theater • Central fountain with bronze statue

  9. www.all-hotels.com

  10. www.newcastle-arts-centre.co.uk

  11. www.travelinfo.de

  12. #9 Musee d’Orsay - Paris • Old train station • Opened as a museum in 1986 • Contains over 4,000 works • Mostly impressionistic art

  13. www.rhul.ac.uk/French/graphics/Musee-DOrsay

  14. Water Lilies - Monet academic.cuesta.cc.ca.us

  15. The Church at Auvers - Van Gogh www.van-gogh-art.co.uk

  16. Le Moulin de la Galette - Renoir www.geppemaia.com.br

  17. #8 Pazzi Chapel - Florence • Architect: Brunelleschi • Built in the 15th century • Considered to be an architectural masterpiece

  18. online.caup.washington.edu

  19. online.caup.washington.edu

  20. online.caup.washington.edu

  21. #7 Louvre - Paris • Originally built in the 13th century to defend the city • Contains works for the Middle Ages through the Renaissance for all over the world

  22. The Raft of Medusa - Gericault www.louvre.fr/louvrea.htm

  23. The Young Martyr - Delaroche www.louvre.fr/louvrea.htm

  24. The Crowning of Napoleon – David www.louvre.fr/louvrea.htm

  25. The Mona Lisa - Leonardo da Vinci www.louvre.fr/louvrea.htm

  26. #6 Sine River Tour – ParisEiffel Tower • Built for the International Exhibition of Paris of 1889 • The structure is 300 meters tall

  27. #6 Sine River Tour – Paris Cathedral of Notre Dame • Built from 1163-1361 • Underwent a 23 year restoration in 1841 • Sight of historical events

  28. #5 St. Peter’s & The Vatican Museums • Established as state in 1929 • Saint Peter’s Cathedral • Vatican Museums www.govoyageur.com

  29. Alter – St. Peter’s www.cba.ufl.edu

  30. La Pieta - Michelanglo members.aol.com

  31. Vatican Museums www.stat.ohio-state.edu

  32. The Sistine Chapel - Michelangelo www.cs.utah.edu

  33. The Last Judgment - Michelangelo www.dieu-soleil.net

  34. #4 Blue Grotto – Isle of Capri • Across the Bay of Naples • An ancient Roman meeting place for royalty • Accessible only during low tides and calm weather

  35. deanoman.com

  36. #3 Uffizi Museum - Florence • Originally constructed as administrative offices by Cosimo de Medici in 1560 • Most well known for its works by Botticelli

  37. Primavera - Botticelli

  38. Birth of Venus - Botticelli

  39. The Holy Family - Michelangelo gallery.euroweb

  40. #2 Mount Pilatus - Switzerland • Elevation: 2132 m, 7000 ft • Take world’s steepest cable car to the top • Can see for over 200 miles from the top www.peakware.com

  41. #1 The Academy - Florence • Commissioned in 1784 to unite all Florence drawing schools • Houses mainly Florentine paintings and sculptures • Home to Michelangelo’s David propro.iis.nsk.su/go/ Album/it/it.html

  42. Coliseum - Rome • Sight where gladiators, criminals, and prisoners fought animals, often to the death • The animals were kept in cages underneath the floor

  43. Roman Forum - Rome • Designed by architect Vitruvius • Temple to Julius Caesar • House of the Vestal Virgins

  44. Pompeii • City was covered by volcanic ash from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD • The city was rediscovered in 1748

  45. Cathedral Museum - Florence • The museum was founded in 1891 • Contains a lot of historical pieces about the Duomo which it is located across the street

  46. Versailles • Became the official residence of the Court of France in 1682 • Hall of Mirrors • Second Crowning of Napoleon by David