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The Duke of Aosta Square in front of the Central Railway Station in Milan, Italy. 
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The Duke of Aosta Square in front of the Central Railway Station in Milan, Italy.

The tall building nearby is the 127-metre Pirelli Tower from the 60s. Late afternoon on April 18, 2002, a Rockwell Commander 112, an airplane with a single engine registered in Switzerland, hit the building. The aircraft was apparently scheduled to fly from Locarno to Milan. The plane was low on fuel and Linate Airport was preparing an emergency landing prior to the crash, but the pilot suddenly wandered off and flew right into the building. The pilot and two people inside the tower were killed in the accident. (Text based on Wikipedia).
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A cloudy winter sunrise on the Piazzetta in Venice, Italy. 
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A cloudy winter sunrise on the Piazzetta in Venice, Italy.
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The church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice
The famous St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco) in Venice, Italy. 
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The famous St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco) in Venice, Italy.
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The Fountain of Neptune (Fontana di Nettuno), a monumental civic fountain located in Piazza Nettuno, next to Piazza Maggiore in Bologna, Italy. 
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The Fountain of Neptune (Fontana di Nettuno), a monumental civic fountain located in Piazza Nettuno, next to Piazza Maggiore in Bologna, Italy.

Wikipedia: "Its bronze figure of Neptune, extending his reach in a lordly gesture of stilling and controlling the waters, is an early work of Giambologna's maturity, completed about 1567.

An innovation of Giambologna's fountain designs is the fantastic and non-geometrical forms he gave to the basins into which water splashed and flowed, "curiously folded, bulging and elastic in form", as Rosalind Grippi remarked. The fountain is a model example of Mannerist taste of the courtly elite in the mid-sixteenth century: construction of the statue was commissioned by the Cardinal Legate of the city, Charles Borromeo, to symbolize the fortunate recent election of Borromeo's uncle as Pope Pius IV.

The work was designed by the Palermitan architect Tommaso Laureti in 1563, with an over-lifesize bronze of the god Neptune on the top, executed by Giambologna, who had submitted a model for the fountain of Neptune in Florence, but had lost the commission to Baccio Bandinelli. Before the fountain was built, an entire edifice was demolished to make space for it. The fountain was completed in 1565, and the Neptune was fixed in place within a couple of years".

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Piazza Maggiore, the 13th century main square of Bologna, Italy. 
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Piazza Maggiore, the 13th century main square of Bologna, Italy.

Covered with canvas is the Basilica of San Petronio, the fifth largest church in the world, dedicated to the patron saint of the city.
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