Italy is home to internationally renowned landmarks such as the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica, La Scala, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, a Roman Amphitheatre and the Bridge of Sighs. This boot-shaped peninsula that stretche... More »

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Famous landmarks in Florida include the Kennedy Space Center, Everglades National Park, Walt Disney World Resort and the Florida Keys. Other well-known sites are Miami, Discovery Cove and West Palm Beach. The state of Fl... More »

Some famous California landmarks are the Golden Gate Bridge, which links the city of San Francisco to Marin Peninsula; the iconic Hollywood Sign with its 45-foot-tall letters; the infamous Alcatraz Island; Yosemite Natio... More »

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Italy is home to several poisonous snake species, including the asp viper and the horned viper. Like most snakes, these two viper species are not commonly seen and are likely just as afraid of humans as humans are of the... More »

The city of Venice, Italy is home to more than 200 interconnected canals, including the famous Grand Canal, which has an average depth of around 17 feet. The other smaller canals around the city are usually slightly shal... More »

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is located in Pisa, Italy. The tower was built in the 12th century and before it became famous for its lean, it was intended to be a bell tower. As the lean became more pronounced over the years... More »

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Also called the Belltower of Pisa and the Tower of Pisa, the Leaning Tower of Pisa stands in the Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) next to the Cathedral of Pisa in Pisa, Italy, about 50 miles west of Florence. Acc... More »