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Uno “stargate” che unisce due città a 600 Km di distanza Possono guardarsi, interagire tra loro e comprendere che, nonostante tutto, siamo tutti uguali, da una parte e dall’altra: Vilnius, in Lituania, e Lublino, in Polonia, sono ora “collegate” da un portale tecnologico. Uno schermo che, per certi versi, ricorda […]

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“Bamburgh Castle“ Perched on an outcrop overlooking the Northumberland Coast, Bamburgh Castle started life as an Anglo-Saxon citadel and has a rich and varied history. The mighty keep dates back to just after the Norman invasion, while it acted as a royal palace for numerous kings in the centuries that followed. Bamburgh […]

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“Hever Castle” With a history spanning more than 700 years, Hever Castle was the childhood home of Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn. Initially a moated defensive castle dating back to 1270, this romantic setting is packed full of Tudor portraits and tapestries, and features fine views out over Hever Lake. Set […]

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“Alnwick Castle“ As the UK’s second-largest inhabited castle behind Windsor, the impressive walls of Alnwick Castle have acted as a military outpost, a teaching college and a family home over the centuries. Another castle with its origins in the Norman period, the fortress in Northumberland will be recognisable if you’re a fan of […]

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“Tower of London“ Once a royal residence and notorious prison, the Tower of London is a World Heritage Site with 1,000 years of history at its core. The imposing fortress is now home to the Crown Jewels, a collection of more than 23,000 dazzling gemstones, and you can also meet the guardians […]

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“Windsor Castle“ Just to the west of London lies the world’s oldest and largest inhabited castle, having been a royal residence for around 950 years. First developed by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, Windsor Castle is regularly used by the Queen as a weekend retreat, as well as hosting state […]

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