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Calci Charterhouse

Calci Charterhouse and the Pisa University Natural History Museum

An ancient monastery founded in 1366, is the home to the impressive collection of the Pisa University Natural History Museum. Grand Duke Ferdinando I De Medici started the collection in the 16th century. Today, Calci Charterhouse features one of the largest collections of cetacean skeletons in Europe. In 2008 the museum opened the Aquarium section …

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The abandoned marble quarry you should visit at least once in your lifetime

One of the most unusual things you can do while visiting Tuscany is wander among abandoned places. The first that comes to mind is the amazing Abazia di San Galgano. But there are many more interesting Urbex places to visit in Tuscany. One of my favorites? Without a doubt Henraux, an abandoned marble quarry. Nearby …

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