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Castles Museums

Villa Manin in Codroipo

Villa Manin in Codroipo, Italy

On 17 October 1797, France and Austria signed the Treaty of Campo Formio in this villa. This event ended the War of the First Coalition. Today, the edifice houses a collection of antique carriages and an armoury. In addition, the villa is a popular venue.

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Monuments Roman Empire

Monument to Julius Caesar

Monument to Julius Caesar in Cividale del Friuli, Italy

This monument in Cividale del Friuli remembers of Julius Caesar who founded the city in 50 BC. The name of the area of Friuli origins from this place which founding name was Forum Iulli.

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Sundials

Sundial in Udine

Sundial in Udine, Italy

On my urban walk through Udine I come across this sundial. I like the modern style. Unfortunately I don’t know the meaning of Nulla Fluat Quin Doctura. It sounds like you should teach them, there is no flow. Which flow?

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Railways

Diesel rail car ALn 663 in Udine

Diesel rail car FS Class ALn 663 in Udine, Italy

A diesel rail car of the FS Class ALn 663 seen at the railway station of Udine. These cars were built by Fiat Ferroviaria in the years 1983 – 1993. The depicted rail car is in use for the line UdineCividale del Friuli.

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Architecture

Fish market hall of Udine

Former fish market hall of Udine, Italy

The former fish market hall of Udine offers both details I’m fond of Udine: Beautiful drawings below the roof and an artful smithery at the window and gates.

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Sculptures

Puzzling head with hat in Udine

Fun head with hat in Udine, Italy

Fun head with hat seen at a building near Caffé Contarena in Udine, Italy.

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Cafés

Caffé Contarena in Udine

Caffé Contarena in Udine, ItalyInside a Belle Époque café of Udine: Caffé Contarena is located next to the Piazza Libertà and offers an impressive interior design made of colourful mosaics placed in the lunettes of the hall.

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Museums

Diocesan Museum in Udine

Diocesan Museum of Udine, Italy

The Diocesan Museum of Udine (Museo Diocesano e Gallerie del Tiepolo) is housed in the Patriarchal palace, the former residence of the Patriarch of Aquileia and current seat of the Bishop of Udine. Many rooms are decorated by works done by Giambattista Tiepolo.

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City Walls Gates Towers

Aquileia Gate in Udine

Aquileia gate in Udine, Italy

The Aquileia Gate (Porta Aquileia) was errected in 1436 as part of the fifth ring of city walls surrounding the city of Udine. Entering the city through this gate lead to Via Aquileia where you can walk along six old palaces dating back to the 17th-19th centuries.

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Railways

Diesel-electric railcar GTW 2/6 in Udine, Italy

Diesel-electric articulated railcar GTW 2/3 in Udine, Italy

This diesel-electric articulated railcar GTW 2/6, built by Stadler Rail, is used by the Ferrovie Udine Cividale (FUC) for the line UdineCividale del Friuli. The pic was taken at the railway station of Udine.

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Coat of arms

Coat of arms of Cividale del Friuli

Emblem of Cividale del Friuli, Italy

The emblem of Cividale del Friuli shown at a building near the centre of the city. At this place I was especially impressed by the lovely design of the windows.

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Castles

Villa Ticozzi de’ Concina in San Daniele

Villa Ticozzi de' Concina in San Daniele del Fruili, Italy

Villa Ticozzi de’ Concina is a building dating back to the 18th century built on top of a hill in the middle of San Danielle del Friuli.