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Riding around the city walls 01 One of the many

This is one of the many churches and towers in Lucca.
Riding around the city walls

August 8th 2006
Geo: 43.9728, 10.6793Packed up and walked to the train station to catch the train to Lucca. An hour later I arrived and luckily all over town there were signs to the hostel. It is in the middle of the large, old town. It is a huge, clean, spacious building with a great location. After checking in I went to do some sightseeing. Lucca is surrounded by 4.2km of city walls that can be walk along. Wa ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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