Lions of Italy

Martyrs Square of Naples: the square located in the city heart is one of the most charming places of the city. It is especially remembered for the enormous lions that seem to be there to watch the square. That monument composed of the four beasts, and a marble colossus has its history, which dates back to the times of Ferdinand II of Bourbon, in the second half of the nineteenth century. This lion has under his paw the 1848 statute, it is the representation of the Neapolitan fallen in the spring of nations, known as the riots of 48 #adriano

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