Modena is the spiritual capital of Emilia-Romagna, an ancient northern city located half an hour by train from Bologna.There are ancient Romanesque and Gothic churches, luxurious palaces, Ferrari Maserati museums.
The main attractions of the city are located on the Piazza Grande.Cathedral of the XII century.considered an outstanding example of the Italian Romanesque style.The facade of the building is decorated with fabulously beautiful bas-reliefs.In the temple there are very revered relics of St. Geminyan, medieval sculptures and marble reliefs, a wooden crucifix of the 14th century, wonderful mosaics.Next to the cathedral there is a traditional 12th-century bell tower, painted with frescoes inside.The houses on the square are painted in magical shades of terracotta and ocher, and the windows are closed with blue shutters.Picturesque porticos stretch along the houses.
At every step, there are cafes and trattorias where they prepare traditional dishes of the region: lasagne, tagliatelle with ham, pasta with bolognese sauce, risotto with asparagus, veal schnitzel with rosemary.In Modena, you can taste and buy authentic Parmigiano cheese, Parma ham and boiled mortadella sausage.Modena also produces traditional balsamic vinegar, which is called the "dark gold" of Italy.Real balsamic vinegar is aged in barrels from 12 to 25 years, and a small bottle of precious liquid costs from 100 euros.In the old days, aceto balsamic was bought at the birth of a daughter as a dowry.
The most famous churches of Modena are the Church of Santa Maria della Pomposa of the 12th century, the Church of St. Francis with a grandiose sculptural group inside, the Church of John the Baptist, the Church of St. Peter.
Every church in Modena is a treasury of Italian art.The best art and historical exhibitions of the city are presented in the Palace of Museums.Here you can see paintings by Piero della Francesca, Mantegna, Titian, Velazquez, as well as the ancient library of the Dukes of Este, archaeological artifacts.Every year the city is visited by thousands of Luciano Pavarotti fans.The greatest tenor of the XX century.was born in Modena on October 12, 1935. The maestro was buried in the Montale Rangone cemetery near Modena.
The legendary Italian designer Enzo Ferrari was also born in Modena.A grandiose Ferrari Museum has recently been built near his home, displaying classic cars of the legendary brand.The city also houses the Maserati Museum.The Ferrari Car Factory is 20 km away.from Modena, in the town of Maranello.Many old and new cars can also be seen here. From where to download 4k movies Blu-ray format download 4K movie remux ultra hd 2160P, UHD movie, best quality 4k!
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