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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 - Brussels - Grand Place Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Brussels - Grand Place Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1998, this square has been a functioning marketplace since the 15th century. Take in the beauty of the Belfry Tower, Town Hall and the House of the King, not to mention all the elegant Guild Houses. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com

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Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Galleria dell'Accademia Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Galleria dell'Accademia Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Great Discoveries Audio Tours offer today’s tourist the most enjoyable and informative way to visit Florence’s Galleria dell’ Accademia. Famous sculptures by Michelangelo Buonarroti, including his Four Prisoners, the St. Matthew, the Pieta di Palestrina and his renowned statue of David are displayed here. The Galleria contains paintings by the great Florentine maestro’s of the early 16th century, Fra' Bartolommeo, Andrea del Sarto, Perugino and others. This eclectic collection also consists of works from the Byzantine era dated to around the 13th century, but overall it consists mostly of 14th and 15th century Renaissance art. This carefully researched tour guides you through the Galleria as a professional narrator, accompanied by historically appropriate background music, points out and describes its most significant works. Step back in history as you listen to enchanting tales of the Galleria and the great maestros who created this incomparable art. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.

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Tourcaster - Rome - Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Rome - Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

See the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica as you have never seen or heard it before. In an audio tour lovingly narrated by Sister Wendy, you'll open your eyes and your heart to the magnificent wonders of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Ceiling, and be immersed in the intense spirituality that permeates St. Peter's and the entire Vatican City. Just download the Artineraries Tour onto your mp3 player or iPod, and you're on your way to a remarkable journey of discovery as told through the art, artists and popes whose passion and vision make for a truly unforgettable experience. This is track one of a multi-track tour for Sister Wendy's Sistine Chapel in Rome, Italy. 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 - Italy - Florence - Basilica di Santa Maria Novella Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Florence - Basilica di Santa Maria Novella Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

Great Discoveries audio tour of Santa Maria Novella provides today’s tourists with the most entertaining and informative way to visit Florence’s third most important church after the Duomo and Santa Croce. Construction started on the sumptuous new headquarters of the powerful Dominican Order in 1278 and was not completed until 1360, almost one hundred years later. Its name Novella (new) stems from the fact that it was built on the site of an earlier church Santa Maria delle Vigne. The basilica’s interior is truly magnificent, with arches in two colors leading gracefully toward the high altar. It is vast, lofty, illuminated by ample sunlight and more Gothic in feel than any other church in Florence. Treasures aplenty fill the interior, a groundbreaking painting by Masaccio, a crucifix by Giotto and three major fresco cycles. This carefully researched tour guides you through the Basilica, while our professional narrator points out and describes the most significant works of art and other historic treasures. 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 - 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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Tourcaster - Italy - Assisi Basilicas-English Audio Tour show

Tourcaster - Italy - Assisi Basilicas-English Audio TourJoin Now to Follow

In this stunning Artineraries™ Tour, you will learn about the artists and religious figures who made history as you make your way through both the Upper and Lower churches. You will even hear about all of Saint Francis’ brethren buried with him in the crypt and all of the legends that made him one of the most revered persons in Christianity. Over one hour of audio includes a broadcast of the Earthquake which shook the dome and many of St. Francis’ prayers. Follow the tour, and you will be intimately connected to this great man and the city which he called home. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com.

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