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GEOaudio: Hören und Reisen - Mit GEO die Welt erleben! show

GEOaudio: Hören und Reisen - Mit GEO die Welt erleben!Join Now to Follow

Der Podcast von GEO: Spannende Hintergrundgeschichten, Interviews mit GEO-Reportern und Experten, ausgewählte GEO-Reportagen, O-Töne aus Metropolen, Urwald, Wüste oder Antarktis. Jeden Donnerstag neu.

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Tourcaster - Savannahs Ghosts Audio Tour One show

Tourcaster - Savannahs Ghosts Audio Tour OneJoin Now to Follow

Millions of tourists visit Savannah each year, drawn by its beautiful moss-draped parks, quaint shops, trendy restaurants and nightclubs, world-class art galleries, and America's largest historic district. But, what many of these tourists don't realize is that almost every place they visit within the old city is occupied by ghosts who make their presence known to residents and visitors alike. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Rome - Popolo Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Rome - Popolo Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Step through the Porta del Popolo and into the world of historic Rome. Originally coined the Porta Flaminia, the gate to Popolo square was constructed to impress pilgrims entering the city via the Via Flaminia. Once inside the gate, take in a couple paintings by Caravaggio and take a relaxing walk through the beautiful Pincio Gardens. Then make your way to one of the seven hills of Rome, the Quirinale, to see the residence of the Italian President. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Rome - Pantheon - Temple of the Gods Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Rome - Pantheon - Temple of the Gods Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

In 20 minutes of audio, your Artineraries™ Tour will take you through the entire building, into every chapel of this still-active church, as you hear about its construction, the famous Italians buried there, and its importance even up to today. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - St. Mark's Basilica Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - St. Mark's Basilica Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

St. Mark’s Basilica has majestically dominated Venice’s Piazza San Marco for over 900 years. It is unique for the wealth of its history and for the magnificence of its facade and interior. It was designed by an unknown Byzantine architect, who supposedly modeled it after the Apostoleion in Constantinople, giving it an opulent style with mosque-like onion shaped domes that clearly reflect the influence of the Orient. Some 8,000 square meters of mediaeval mosaics, made from gold, semi precious stones and Venetian glass, covers the walls, and cupolas. Countless numbers of pilgrims and tourists alike have been awestruck by the golden magnificence of this, the largest and most lavishly decorated 11th century church. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Piazza della Signoria Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Piazza della Signoria Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Great Discoveries self-guided audio tour provides today’s tourist with the most enjoyable and informative way to visit the Piazza della Signoria. While the Piazza del Duomo has historically provided the focus for the city’s religious obsession, Piazza della Signoria has always been the civic heart of Florence. Facing directly on the square are the Loggia della Signoria, with its three arches, and the dominant Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace), the seat of the city’s governments since 1302. Close by lies the entrance to the most exalted of Florence’s spectacular museums, the Uffizi Gallery. Piazza della Signoria houses several notable pieces of public sculpture and is a meeting place for the city’s thousands of annual visitors and Florentines alike. This magnificent square unfolds like an open-air gallery in which even the statues allude to episodes of the city’s civil history. Our carefully researched tour guides you along and identifies the Piazza’s most important buildings and statues, insuring that you will clearly understand each item’s historic and artistic significance. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Palazzo Vecchio Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Palazzo Vecchio Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Although the Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace) today contains the offices of Florence’s Mayor and City Council, much of it is open to the public including the Hall of the 500, the little Study of Francesco I and two of its three spectacular apartments. The vast halls and state apartments are ornately decorated in the style of the late Renaissance. Major attractions inside Palazzo Vecchio include the Room of the Lilies, Eleanora di Toledo's apartments, the Courtyard of Honor with the Putto Fountain, and Michelangelo's statue the Victory. The Quarters of Pope Leo X are being used to house Florence’s City Council and as reception rooms for the mayor and are not open to the public. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Rome - The Roman Forum Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Rome - The Roman Forum Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

At the heart of Ancient Rome you can explore the Forum, or the Forum Magnum as ancient Romans called it. With Palatine Hill in the background and the Colosseum and Arch of Titus in the distance, this was designed to be the center of political, economic and social life in the city. These ancient ruins boast statues of the late Caesar and Zeus as well as other monuments, that are still clearly visible. Visit the "belly-button of Rome", Umbilicus Urbis Mundus, and gain a better understanding of the Roman Republic, whose world was so closely intertwined with the Gods. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - Piazza San Marco show

Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - Piazza San MarcoJoin Now to Follow

Piazza San Marco is as overwhelming as it is exhilarating; overwhelming for its size and the hordes of tourists it holds, and exhilarating because as squares go this one is nearly perfect in its shape and architectural details. Grandiose buildings and monuments define its boundaries, on its western side stands St. Mark’s Basilica, a uniquely Venetian Byzantium-Gothic building that was completed in 1094. Next to the Basilica stands the luxurious Doge Palace constructed in 1419. At the end of the square towers the tallest structure in Venice the Bell Tower. Several museums also are found on the Piazza, including the Library of Sansoviniana, and the Correr Museum. The symmetry and beauty of St. Mark’s and its Bell Tower can leave even the most callused traveler dumbstruck. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - Doge Palace show

Tourcaster - Italy - Venice - Doge PalaceJoin Now to Follow

Step back in history as you listen to enchanting tales of the Doge Palace, the residence of the Venetian doges (rulers) for over 400 years. This uniquely Venetian building was also Venice’s public palace and the seat of its governments, legislative bodies and courts. It remains the richest symbol of the Venetian civilization and attests to the strength of its cultural, military, political, and economic history. Visitors will view the Great Council Hall, the Chamber of the Council of Ten, the magnificent courtyard, the Chamber of the Senate, the Golden Staircase, a torture chamber, prison cells, a remarkable armory, the Bridge of Sighs and other astonishing rooms. The great halls, dedicated to Venetian political life, are decorated with the canvases of Veronese, Titian, Tintoretto and many other masters of the Renaissance. Our carefully researched tour identifies and locates the most relevant treasures to ensure that you do not miss the important pieces and that you clearly understand each item and each rooms historic and artistic significance. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com

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