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Basilica Cattedrale di Gaeta, Gaeta

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  • The Bell Tower of the Basilica is huge and is a characteristic feature of the landscape of the medieval quarter of Gaeta. Inside the Cathedral its architecture is simple and essential. To visit.
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  • Basilica located the historic centre of medieval Gaeta. Beautiful admire it from a distance because I had no way to climb right to the top to see it. My judgment is based only on the view from afar. I will come back to see you inside ...
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  • certainly very old, but frankly I think I've seen better ... However, I believe that all things go reviewed and assessed personally. go there the same
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  • Cathedral of Assunta e Sant'Erasmo La cattedrale dei Santi Erasmo e Marciano e di Santa Maria Assunta è il luogo di culto cattolico più importante di Gaeta, chiesa madre dell'omonima arcidiocesi e sede della parrocchia di Maria Santissima Assunta in Cielo. Phenomena such as St. Elmo's fire St. Elmo's fire weather when emitting the tip of the mast of the ship. When you light the tip of your finger and hair. Is to occur in the window of the aircraft and the aircraft surface. The name of St. Elmo's fire comes from St. Elmo Patron Saint of sailors. Is often seen in Italy St Elmo Cathedral (Cathedral of Assunta e Sant'Erasmo) for this name is given in the myths. St. Elmo's fire is mentioned in the epic of Camoens, Pigafetta participated in the experience on the Beagle, Darwin's "natural history" Caesar "African wars (De Bello Africo), Pliny the elder (Naturalis Historia), Melville's white whale, sent to Henslow wrote letter [1], Coleridge's"old Mariner line' (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner), Magellan's global circumnavigation voyage "Russian days", etc. According to Pliny the elder, the Greeks of the classical period, emission if one "Helena", the two "Castor and Pollux" and called. It fits into the storm, where according to mythology of Argos, were on board the vessel Castor and Pollux's head light illuminating the storm calmed down, because twins are split-second and guardian of the sea and St. Elmo's fire is occurring among the sailors and believed. Raises the corona discharge static electricity, such as at the end of the description of the principles of physics, sharp objects, causing the pale luminescence. The different shape in the anode and cathode. You may happen to electrostatic airship in the strong electric fields due to lightning or fire to the tip of the mast of the ship (masthead). Accompanied by hissing discharge; Revealed in 1750, Benjamin Franklin this phenomenon like the tip of a pointed Iron Rod during a lightning storm of emitting light.
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  • Very unique and beautiful Bell Tower, that stands out on the town of Gaeta. The Gothic style blends beautifully with the panorama of the city.
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  • stunning architecture and breathtaking views
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  • Beautiful ... You can't visit Gaeta without seeing it
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