Where in the World is Gary? #25

This new series is a throwback to the game, “Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?” I will give a brief description of a place, including its latitude and longitude and several “interesting” facts about the location. I will also try to include a picture or two from my visit to the place. You, the reader, can then hazard a guess to answer the question posed in the game.

I will reveal the correct location on the following day. Hopefully, this type of post will encourage interaction and perhaps stimulate comments. Good Luck!

The answer to yesterday’s place (#24) is Seattle, Washington, USA

Where in the World is Gary?  #25

Latitude — 43º 19′ North

Longitude — 11º 19′ East

This place boasts the world’s first pedestrianized main square (1966). The square once held bullfights as well as executions. It is the scene, twice each year on July 2 and August 16, of a horse race, called the Palio. Ten (10) riders race around the oblong square bare-back, representing their contrade (neighborhood) for bragging rights. The city hall tower is the second highest Medieval tower in the country.

City Hall

City Hall

The cathedral in this place was built in the 1100s of black-and-white-striped marble.




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