Top Ten Things Italy is Known For

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The Top Ten

1 Pizza Pizza is a yeasted flatbread generally topped with tomato sauce and cheese and baked in an oven. It is commonly topped with a selection of meats, vegetables and condiments. The term was first recorded in the 10th century, in a Latin manuscript from Gaeta in Central Italy.

One of the greatest foods when done right - darthvadern

One of the best foods ever created - Randomator

Pizza's a great Italian meal. It's extremely delicious. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

At least this time they didn't put a lame YouTuber at number 1. - RobertWisdom

2 Pasta

Pasta is definitely iconic - darthvadern

It’s a great option to eat for dinner - Randomator

My favorite food - blackflower

3 Venice

One of few things northern Italy is famous for - darthvadern

The city where you can only use boats to get around or walk. - HoldenFanatic

Not entirely true. There is a network of walkways which make it entirely possible to see all of Venice on foot. - PositronWildhawk

My top destination - blackflower

I’d love to visit there sometime - Randomator

4 Fast Cars

I know this thanks to Tintin - darthvadern

5 Beautiful Coasts

I heard Sardinia has lots of cool beaches - darthvadern

Like Amalfi Coast and Positano. - HoldenFanatic

6 Rome

Most famous city and the current capital. - Randomator

Well it is the capital after all - darthvadern

Italy's capital city! - Userguy44

7 Colosseum The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of travertine, tuff, and brick-faced concrete, it is the largest amphitheatre ever built. The Colosseum is situated just east of the Roman Forum.

Most iconic monument from here - darthvadern

Most famous landmark by far - Randomator

How is the Colosseum 6th? - 2storm

8 Art

When someone thinks of art the first thing that comes to mind is an Italian artist piece of art like Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raffaello, Donatello, etc...

Famous for the renaissance era - Randomator

Some of the best - blackflower

9 Benito Mussolini Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was an Italian politician, journalist, and leader of the National Fascist Party, ruling the country as Prime Minister from 1922 until he was ousted in 1943. He ruled constitutionally until 1925, when he dropped all pretense of democracy and set up a legal dictatorship. ...read more.
10 Fashion

The Contenders

11 Mafia

Sadly - darthvadern

12 Spaghetti Spaghetti is a long, thin, cylindrical, solid pasta. It is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine.

It's a type of pasta - darthvadern

Guys the picture doesn't show the autentic italian dish,we have a lot of recipes for It,but not this one - jkk

13 Opera
14 Roman Empire

This used to be one of the biggest countries ever - darthvadern

One of the more successful empires in its time - Randomator

15 Soccer Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players each. It is played with a spherical ball. The objective is to score the ball in the other teams goal.

It is? - darthvadern

Aren’t most European countries famous for soccer? - Randomator

16 Ferrari

Very luxury car brand - Randomator

Italian car brand - darthvadern

Ferraris are the best. - HoldenFanatic

17 Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar, known by his cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.

One of the greatest generals in history. - 2storm

A dictator of the roman empire - darthvadern

18 Bologna F.C. 1909
19 Lamborghini Automobili Lamborghini is an Italian brand and manufacturer of luxury sports cars and SUVs based in Sant'Agata Bolognese and tractors Lamborghini Trattori in Pieve di Cento, Italy.

Expensive and very luxury cars - Randomator

Another italian car company - darthvadern

20 Marcus Junius Brutus
21 Guglielmo Marconi
22 Vito Corleone Vito Andolini Corleone is a fictional character in Mario Puzo's novel The Godfather and in Francis Ford Coppola's film series based on the novel, where he was portrayed by Marlon Brando in The Godfather and, as a young man, by Robert De Niro in The Godfather Part II.
23 Wine
24 Pisa

The leaning tower is probably the second most famous landmark - Randomator

This is a very iconic monument - darthvadern

25 Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, poetry, ...read more.

This was probably the most famous painter ever - darthvadern

26 Olive Oil
27 Maserati
28 Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy
29 Alfa Romeo Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A. is an Italian luxury car manufacturer, founded by Frenchman Alexandre Darracq as A.L.F.A.
30 Pantheon
31 Michelangelo Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. ...read more.

Another painter - darthvadern

32 Raphael Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520), known as Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form, ease of composition, and visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur. Together with ...read more.

Also a painter - darthvadern

33 Donatello Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi (c. 1386 – 13 December 1466), better known as Donatello, was an early Renaissance sculptor from Florence. He studied classical sculpture, and used this to develop a fully Renaissance style in sculpture, whose periods in Rome, Padua and Siena introduced to other parts ...read more.

You know it's funny because this guy's, Michelangelo's, Raphael's and Leonardo da Vinci's names are the names for the main characters in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - darthvadern

34 Al Capone Alphonse Gabriel Capone, sometimes known by the nickname "Scarface", was an American gangster and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit.
35 Vito Genovese
36 Mario Gigante
37 Sicily

One of the two islands of Italy - darthvadern

38 Carlo Gambino
39 Lucky Luciano
40 John Gotti
41 Frank Costello
42 Michael Corleone Michael Corleone is the main character in Mario Puzo's novel The Godfather and the three films based upon it, all directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
43 Axis Powers
44 Hetalia: Axis Powers
45 Fascism
46 Giorgio Armani
47 Donatella Versace Donatella Versace is an Italian fashion designer and current Vice President of the Versace Group, as well as its chief designer.
48 Robert De Niro Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. is an American actor, producer, and director. De Niro was cast as the young Vito Corleone in the 1974 film The Godfather Part II, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
49 Al Pacino Alfredo James "Al" Pacino is an American actor and filmmaker. Pacino has had a career spanning more than five decades, during which time he has received numerous accolades and honors.
50 Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer and citizen of the Republic of Genoa.

An explorer - darthvadern

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