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The Fortress That Italian And International Jetsetters Must See
|October 27, 2015||Posted by TravelKinds.Com under General||
By Amalia Zordan
Michelangelo was one of its first illustrious visitors. He must have watched his block of marble from Carrara apprehensively as it crossed the swamp to the Ligurian Sea, on its way to Rome by boat. And things must have ended then and there, as there wasn’t even so much as a shack. Forte dei Marmi then arose and found its name thanks to the fort commissioned by Grand Duke Leopold in the late eighteenth century to protect the landing place for ships and the open-air deposit for incoming blocks of marble (Massa Carrara is read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com