Travelling through the art and culture of Emilia-Romagna
The artistic beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage cities of Emilia-Romagna
Italy is known throughout the world as the country with the greatest number of artistic and cultural assets that have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. It is the land of great sculptors, painters, poets, artists and each of its regions has unique masterpieces to be proud of. In particular, Emilia-Romagna is a region full of art, history and culture. Ferrara, Ravenna and Modena have received the important recognition of being listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites thanks to a historical heritage that has made them unique throughout the world. These 3 Emilia-Romagna cities are custodians of works of extraordinary historical, cultural, artistic and naturalistic value.
In addition to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, there are many museums, archaeological sites, theatres and historical monuments that the region has to offer. For example, Bologna -an ancient university city- is crisscrossed by more than 38 km of porticoes and has been classified as a UNESCO City of Music. Parma has been also listed as a UNESCO creative city for gastronomy and its baptistery is one of the sites of greatest astronomical value worldwide.
If you want to know more about the cities in Emilia-Romagna that have been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, read the full article here!