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Author elsslots
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#31 | Posted: 15 Oct 2016 13:24 
Solivagant:
Just a "minor" correction to an entry on this Web Site

Changed it!

Author Solivagant
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#32 | Posted: 15 Oct 2016 13:28 
elsslots:
Changed it!

But it was still "deferred"- just not with that title.

Author elsslots
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#33 | Posted: 15 Oct 2016 15:02 
Solivagant:
But it was still "deferred"- just not with that title.

Yes, I left the "Deferred" in 2012

Author clyde
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#34 | Posted: 15 Jan 2017 16:45 

Author winterkjm
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#35 | Posted: 17 Sep 2017 07:17 
Quite a bit of new information about Italy's coming nomination of Scrovegni Chapel. I think its a sure thing for either 2019 or 2020, its a bit unclear to me if the dossier is being submitted this January.

Padua, Scrovegni Chapel new candidacy site Unesco

The Chapel of the Scrovegni in Padua is dressed in a new light

Video about New Lighting system

Author winterkjm
Partaker
#36 | Posted: 17 Sep 2017 07:53 
Does this indicate Italy's 2019 cultural nomination? Is this the Salento and the "Barocco Leccese" nomination?

https://initalia.virgilio.it/i-muretti-della-puglia-candidati-a-patrimonio-unesco-120 77

Author Durian
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#37 | Posted: 5 Oct 2017 05:24 
UPDATE Cascata delle Marmore and valnerina: Monastic sites and ancient hydrogeological reclamation works

After failure in 2007, Local government is planning to re-nominate this site again but Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists!

http://www.umbriaon.it/cascata-delle-marmore-un-patrimonio-sospeso/

Author nfmungard
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#38 | Posted: 11 Mar 2019 08:59 
Taking the Italian TWHS discussion to where it belongs.

zoe:
Maddalena Island
Lucca
Parma
Pavia
Giardini Botanici Hambury
Island of Asinara
Lake Maggiore and Lake D'Orta
Orvieto
Sila NP
Pelagos: The Cetacean Sanctuary
The Aniene valley and Villa Gregoriana in Tivoli
Bergamo
The Marble Basin of Carrara (I met the guy who drove around with the stunt guy from the Jamese Bond movie...what a connection indeed!)
Bologna
The Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene (actually the mountains nearby are worth a look instead in summer)
Via Appia "Regina Viarum" (probably impossible to miss if you go to the tombs in Rome anyway)

If normal standards applied to Italy they should just go for the full country inscription and be done with it. There are so many historic and nice places. My personal favorite is Bobbio. But to me Italian sites have to be better.

In your list I find several sites where I would disagree:
* Prosecco Hills are a joke, especially when comparing them to the Champagne.
* Neither Bologna nor Pavia entice me much.
* Bergamo is effectively inscribed via the Venetian works of Defense.
* Clydes review of Parma is fairly lackluster. Having travelled in the area frequently, it's not that recommeded.

Places I enjoyed:
* Lago d'Orta and Maggiore.

Places I would be keen to visit:
* Lucca
*

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