Historic Walk in Cosenza, Calabria

Italy, Cosenza Guide (B): Historic Walk in Cosenza, Calabria

Want to come on a historic walk in one of Italy’s captivating southern cities: Cosenza, Calabria? An impromptu invitation to go on a historic walk today around Cosenza, proved to be both educational and loads of fun. It’s especially cool when joining a friend that’s been living in Cosenza for an age, Luigina from Calabrisella Mia Blog on the walk.

Today is the 25th April, so it’s Liberation Day in Italy, which celebrates the end of Nazi Occupation in Italy and the Italian Civil War, during World War II. And what better way to spend a public holiday than by exploring the Fascist buildings around Cosenza, followed by a search for the illusive La Ficuzza (fig tree) along the way?

Because of Cosenza’s rich artistic and historical heritage, the city is known as the “Athens of Italy”. Founded in 1511–12 the Accademia Cosentina, which promotes scientists, artists, and culture, is said to be one of the oldest in Europe. There is so much to see in Cosenza that you need more than one day to see everything. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Historic Walk in Cosenza, Calabria
Guide Location: Italy » Cosenza
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Piazza Dei Bruzi   large sculpture of a helmet   Palazzo dei Bruzi   Piazza Francesco Crispi   La Fontana del Balilla   Lungobusento Tripoli   CineTeatro Aroldo Tieri   Scalata dei Leoni   INCIS building   Piazza Paolo Cappello   Casa Littoria   Piazza XXV Luglio   Fountain of history   Piazza Dei Valdesi   Mary Jane Pub House   Zorro’s   Corso Bernardino Telesio   Piazza Duomo   The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta   Ficuzza  
Author: Nilla Palmer
Read it on author's website: https://imageearthtravel.com/2018/02/04/walk-cosenza-calabria-italy/