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A charming village surrounded by the sea

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The Etruscan town of Populonia was one of the most important centers of the ancient world for processing and trade of iron. Sitting atop a hill surrounded by the sea, this village has a charm.

The medieval walls, constructed to defend the city from pirates, was built in the first-half of the fifteenth century. The charming village has cobble-stone streets, small shops and museums which display Etruscan and Roman ruins (exact same sentence as last article).

Populonia connects the Gulf of Baratti, where there are important examples of Etruscan history along the sea.
Baratti, Costa degli Etruschi, Populonia

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