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  Tivoli, Italy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tivoli, the classical Tibur, is an ancient Italian town in Lazio, some 20 km from Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river, where it issues from the Sabine hills.
From the 10th century onwards Tivoli, as an independent commune governed by its elected consuls, was the fiercest rival of Rome in the struggle for the control over the impoverished central Lazio.
In 1527 Tivoli was sacked by bands of the supporters of the emperor and the Colonna, important archives being destroyed during the attack.
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 Tivoli, Italy: Villa d'Este and Hadrian's Villa
Tivoli is a historic hilltown in the Lazio region of Italy, and is one of the most popular destinations for daytrips from Rome.
Tivoli's two most famous tourist attractions are the magnificent gardens of the Villa d'Este and the extensive ruins of Hadrian's Villa (known as the Villa Adriana).
Tivoli was obviously an insecure place to live in the middle ages, as the residents chose to live in these defensive dwellings with covered roof-terraces and no front door (entrances were on the upper floors and accessible by ladder).
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Tivoli, ITALY: Italian Paolo Bettini (Quick Step) raises his arms as he crosses the finish line of the first stage Tivoli-Tivoli of the 41th edition of the Tirreno/Adriatico cycling race, 08 March 2006.
Tivoli, ITALY: Italian Paolo Bettini (Quick Step) raises is kisses on both cheeks after winning the first stage Tivoli-Tivoli of the 41th edition of the Tirreno/Adriatico cycling race, 08 March 2006.
SERVIGLIANO, ITALY: Netherlands' Thomas Dekker of the Rabobankteam is kissed by local beauties on the podium of the fifth stage of the 41th edition of the Tirreno/Adriatico cycling race in Servigliano, 12 March 2006.
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 Italy Heaven: Italy Travel, Holiday and Tourism Guide
Italy - Bella Italia, the Bel Paese - is a country of extremes, with something to offer every visitor: from snow-iced mountains to hot lazy Mediterranean beaches, from unspoilt hill villages to cities that have bustled for thousands of years.
Italy travel forums on the internet are full of overwhelmed travellers asking 'I have two weeks in Italy, what should I see?' Responses range from: 'Everything: do Venice, Milan, Florence, Rome then Naples,' to 'Spend a fortnight in Tuscany'.
Italy is a dream destination for city breaks, with three of the world's most beautiful cities just three hours from the UK: Rome, where antiquities bask in the sunshine in a colourful and lively capital, Florence, thought by many to be the art capital of the world, and unique Venice.
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 NationMaster - Statistics on Italy. 2383 facts and figures, stats and information on Italian economy, crime, people, ...
Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II.
Italy was a charter member of NATO and the European Economic Community (EEC).
Italy is a republic and its president is Carlo Azeglio Ciampi.
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 Tivoli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tivoli, New York, a village in Dutchess County
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Tivoli, Brno, Houses built in decorative style on Veveri street, previsously called Tivoli square, in Brno, Czech republic
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 Tivoli, Italy - TheBestLinks.com - Tibur, Augustus, Catullus, Horace, ...
Tivoli (population 55,000), the classical Tibur, is an ancient Italian town some 20 km from Rome (Latium), at the falls of the Aniene, where it issues from the Sabine hills.
There was further villa construction from the Renaissance onwards, the most famous of Tivoli's Renaissance villas being the Villa d'Este, begun in 1549 by Pirro Ligorio for Cardinal Ippolito d'Este.
Tivoli's quarries are the most important center for the production of Travertine, a particular white calcium carbonate rock which most of Roman monuments were made of.
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 Tivoli
Tivoli, Italy has great architectural complexes and monuments to ancient times that create an enchanting and romantic ambience.
Tivoli floor tile is appropriate for all residential and commercial wall and countertop applications, residential and light commercial floors.
Tivoli wall tile is appropriate for all interior wall and countertop applications.
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 Gregfolio.Com Tivoli, Italy August 2001.
Tivoli - View from the hilltop-town overlooking a typical Italian landscape.
Tivoli - View of terraces and residence from the lower level.
Tivoli - Poseidon - Greek god of the sea, and at Tivoli - god of a lot of squirtin' water!
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 HomeExchange,Tivoli,Italy,SibillaResort,0018
Tivoli is also the site of an imposing architectural complex dating to Hadrian's time.
Right outside Rome, Tivoli, the ancient Tibur, was already a favourite holiday resort for the Romans as well as a place for the worship of local divinities.
The Italian gardens, with their geometric compartmentalisation, the five hundred fountains, the age and rarity of the trees, is certainly one of the finest gardens to be found both in and outside Italy.
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 Tivoli, Italy - March 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The town of Tivoli lies just a little ways west (inland) from Rome in the foothills of the Apennine mountains.
This is the town of Tivoli as seen from Villa Adriana.
This is a replica of the Canopus of Alexandria and the associated temple of Serapis.
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 Tivoli, Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Rome's seven hills collect in the Latium plain, a flat expanse reaching north to Umbria, west and south to the Tyrrhenian Sea, and east towards the Abruzzi mountains.
In Tivoli, the air holds the wet, cool spray of the Aniene falls.
This website presents Horace's Villa near Licenza, Italy and their project jointly undertaken there in the period 1997-2001 under the institutional sponsorship of the American Academy in Rome, UCLA, and the Archaeological Superintendency for Lazio of the Italian Ministry of Culture.
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 Italy
Tivoli was not our favorite place, but it was okay.
Tivoli was probably the only place we encountered a downright rude waiter.
Later we walked the streets of Tivoli, packed with crowds of a different sort, not quite as well dressed or quiet.
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 Italy (Photo Archive)
Such a concentration of cultural values is a result of three millennia of being at the centre of events, including over 1000 years as the centre of the Roman Empire and 1500 years as the seat of the Catholic Church.
Emperor Hadrian had this enormous imperial palace constructed at Tivoli outside Rome, and used it as his residence of choice when he was in Rome.
The ancient Greek city of Poseidonia, later the Roman Paestum, in S. Italy boasts some of the best preserved Greek temples in the world: three marvellous archaic Doric temples from the 6th and 5th century BCE.
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 Tivoli - Wikimedia Commons
Tivoli is an ancient Italian town some 20 km from Rome (Latium).
Waterfalls of Tivoli, Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, 1745-1750.
The large waterfalls of Tivoli, Jacob Philipp Hackert, 1783.
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 Tivoli Villa D' Este
Nearly 500 years of myth and history have done nothing to dull the magic and mystery of the glorious Villa d'Este at Tivoli, the famed Tivoli water-and-wind garden, a haven for princes and lovers of the humanities, and arguably the most beautiful villa in all of Italy.
Many carved from the sheer rock of Italy's mountains, splayed with massive stone stairs, providing spectacular vistas and statuary, draped with cypress and enchanted by moving water features, the gardens of Italy are legendary.
Shrouded in the rich history of the Renaissance and its embrace of classical arts and antiquities, Villa d'Este is not comprised of a single design or focal point.
www.lifeinitaly.com /tourism/lazio/villa-d-este.asp   (951 words)

  
 Roman Strolls Tours Rome tours & Italy tours Tivoli Villa d'Este   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Our Italy tours to Tivoli include a drive to Hadrian's villa in the town of Tivoli.
These Italy tours include the villa, composed of a variety of different kinds of buildings, many of which were inspired from famous Greek structures and Egyptian monuments that the emperor had visited during his extensive journeys through the empire, was sometimes thought to be an entire city.
This is one of our most unforgettable central Italy tours for all ages.
romanstrolls.com /tours/tivoli.htm   (237 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Tivoli, Italy (Italian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
52,372), in Latium, central Italy, on the Aniene River.
An important tourist center, the city is beautifully situated on a terrace dominating nearby Rome and the plain to the sea.
An old settlement, Tivoli was conquered by Rome in the 4th cent.
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 Tivoli accommodation, Italy - hotels, apartments, bed and breakfast in Tivoli
Located in a 16th century dwelling, in the heart of Tivoli, Palazzo Maggiore bed and breakfast is an accommodation perfect to accommodate the most demanding guests from all over the world.
Cured and refined in the deepest detail, this accommodation offers a perfect balance between past and present, where the charm of the old days meets the quest of modern comforts.
Tivoli is a nice town just 30 kmts.
www.italialodging.com /selected_accommodation_in_tivoli.htm   (581 words)

  
 Villa d'Este, Tivoli, (Rome) - Italy - Official Site -
Number to dial from all of Italy for pre-sales and reservations for: tickets, guided tours, school groups, instructional visits.
Should any school group arrive at the Villa without having made a reservation, it will be admitted to the Villa according to space availability at a particular time and asked to wait until such space becomes available.
The Villa is equipped with elevators from the street level to the upper level of the garden.
www.villadestetivoli.info /infoe.htm   (402 words)

  
 Villa d'Este, Tivoli, (Rome) - Italy - Official Site -
The garden is generally considered within the larger —and altogether extraordinary-- context of Tivoli itself: its landscape, art and history which includes the important ruins of ancient villas such as the Villa Adriana, as well as a zone rich in caves and waterfalls displaying the unending battle between water and stone.
Ippolito II d’Este, after the disappointment of a failed bid for the papacy, brought back to life here the splendor of the courts of Ferrara, Rome and Fontainebleau and revived the magnificence of
Governor of Tivoli from 1550, he immediately nurtured the idea of realizing a garden in the hanging cliffs of the “Valle gaudente”, but it was only after 1560 that his architectural and iconographic program became clear—brainchild of the painter-architect-archeologist
www.villadestetivoli.info /storiae.htm   (569 words)

  
 Tivoli
Villa d'Este - Villa d'Este, name of two famous villas in Italy.
One lies near Tivoli, c.20 mi (30 km) E of Rome.
Although used to designate any country residence, especially in Italy and S France, the term...
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 IgoUgo: Tivoli Attractions, Tivoli Festivals, Things To Do In Tivoli
The shell of a Benedictine monastery served as the basis of this majestic creation by Pirro Logorio in the 16th century.
His client, one of the wealthiest men of his time, Cardinal Ippolito d'Este (governor of Tivoli), was fascinated by the triumph of science over nature.
The 600-plus fountains once included one with the ability for the piping water to play tunes on an organ; loss of water pressure in Tivoli rendered it ineffective in later years.
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 Italy Tivoli - Italian Tivoli
Villa Adriana, an exceptional complex of classical buildings created in the 2nd century AD by the Roman Emperor Hadrian, reproduces the best elements of the material cultures of Egypt, Greece, and Rome in the form of an "ideal city."
The Villa d'Este in Tivoli, with its palace and garden, is one of the most remarkable and comprehensive illustrations of Renaissance culture at its most refined.
The Villa d'Este, one of the first giardini delle meraviglie, was an early model for the development of European gardens.
www.italiaplease.com /eng/category/travel/places/regions/lazio/roma/tivoli   (225 words)

  
 Elroy's "Tivoli, Italy"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Villa d'Este was the estate of Cardinal Ippolito d'Este (1549) whose family had a this house overlooking the plains of Italy.
He created this elaborate garden for himself as a spot to entertain his friends.
This duke is the one whose assassination in 1914 in Sarejevo started World War I. Next Travel page
northonline.sccd.ctc.edu /christen/Italy.tivoli.html   (105 words)

  
 The Hector Berlioz Website - Berlioz in Italy - Tivoli   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Berlioz walked all the way from Subiaco to Tivoli, which was a good eighteen miles.
This was diabolically painful, but I persevered and reached Tivoli without interrupting this absurd race.
And when they saw me waking up sound in body and mind (I most sincerely forgive them for having entertained doubts on that score), they asked me to act as their guide in their tour of the local sights.
www.hberlioz.com /Italy/tivoli.htm   (445 words)

  
 Tivoli as day trip from Rome? - Topic Powered by eve community
We too were enroute to Le Marche and found it a nice way to ease into Italy...we stayed in Tivoli the first two nights of our trip.
We had always planned to do a day trip to Tivoli from Rome, but on our previous visits (about a dozen) never seemed to find the time.
So since we were driving right past it, we decided to stop and have a leisurely visit.
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 Listed Items | Art History & Archaeology Database | Columbia University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Columns of the Piazza d'Oro, Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli, 118—138 CE, Brick, cement, marble, stucco, gilt, Tivoli, Italy, originally Tibur
Plan of the Piazza d'Oro, Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli, 118—138 CE, Brick, cement, marble, stucco, gilt, Tivoli, Italy, originally Tibur
View of Canopus, Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli, 118—138 CE Brick, cement, marble, stucco, gilt, Tivoli, Italy, originally Tibur
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 Tivoli, Italy
The town of Tivoli, the ancient Tibur, lies 30km/19mi east of Rome in the Sabine Hills, magnificently situated on a limestone ridge extending south from Monte Gennaro (1,271m/4,194ft; cableway), above the ravine carved by the River Aniene.
Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli, just outside Rome is a complex of buildings and gardens.
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