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CARMI - Carrara and Michelangelo Museum

A permanent exhibition demonstrats the tight connections between Michelangelo and the marble of Carrara

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Villa Fabbricotti
location_on Via Sorgnano, 42
CARMI - Carrara and Michelangelo Museum
CARMI - Carrara and Michelangelo Museum - Credit: Comune di Carrara
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Carrara has always been considered the city of marble, and for good reason. The identity of this centuries-old city—with strong ties to both the mountains and the nearby Ligurian Sea—has always had marble at its heart: the pristine stone has been extracted from area quarries since Roman times. When you hear or utter “Carrara,” marble and quarries are the immediate associations. ...