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White Carrara Downtown 2017.02

Business and art are at the heart of White Carrara Downtown from June 10th to 18th. A bit of everything for everybody in the capital of white marble. Continue reading

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Lizzatura, bringing the white marble down the hard way

“Lizzatura” a millenary means of transporting heavy blocks of Carrara white marble down some very steep slopes with just the use of rope and wooden poles Continue reading

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From the Hermitage Museum to Carrara

Magnificent collection of marble statues on show at Palazzo Cucchiari in Carrara. Hosted are some of Tsar Nicholas I’s favourite Italian neoclassical masterpieces. Continue reading

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