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Civita di Bagnoregio, main square

Civita di Bagnoregio ("King's Bath"), founded in 6th century over a tuffaceous hill, was abandoned after two earthquakes in 1695 and 1794.

It is now permanently inhabited by a bunch of people, but every year thousands of tourists visit the beautiful "dying city"...

Copyright: Alessandro Ugazio
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Uploaded: 10/06/2009
Updated: 08/10/2014
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