While Italy is home to countless masterpieces of architecture and art, it is also home to a number of odd sights that show the crazy side of this country’s culture. Here are 5 of these odd tourist attractions in Italy: L.O.V.E., Milan Nothing says “F***ing capitalism!” than this sculpture of a giant hand flipping the bird, located right in the heart of the country’s financial district. Located in Piazza d’Affari, in front of the Italian stock exchange headquarters, is the sculpture entitled L.O.V.E. Created by Maurizio Cattelan in 2010, the sculpture got its name from four Italian words: Libertà, Odio, Vendetta, Eternità (Freedom, Hate, Vengeance, Eternity). Seen as a critique of the banking system that brought Italy down to its knees in 2008, the work is also quite political. Instead of the four other fingers folded back, they are actually cut off; if the fingers are complete, it would form […]
"We could not have asked for anything better!"
Jacob and I returned from Italy just a few days ago, and I wanted to tell you that we had an ABSOLUTELY AMAZING time! It was beautiful! Everything was perfect and was so perfectly planned we could not have asked for anything better! We will definitely be recommending you and your company to...
Kristin Osman (Corpus Christi, TX)
Customized Honeymoon, October 2013