Carrara marble

Carrara marble is a type of white or blue-grey marble of high quality, popular for use in sculpture and building decor. It is quarried in the city of Carrara located in the northernmost tip of modern-day Tuscany, Italy. (wiki)

Connected Sites

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Florence Duomo + belfry + other churches and chapels apart from David and other statues
Historic Cairo Mosque of Muhammad Ali - Muhammad Ali Pasha was buried in a tomb carved from Carrara marble, in the courtyard of the mosque (wiki)
Monticello The Rotunda
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa) Tower and church
Pienza Pozzo del Rossellino
Rome Pantheon, Trajan's Column, Column of Marcus Aurelius
Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca New Cathedral: ... the floor is covered with pink marble, brought from Carrara (Italy) (wiki)
Siena Duomo
Valletta St John Co-Cathedral tombstones
Vatican City Pietà statue and other works of art in Musei Vaticani + Palazzo San Carlo

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