Come to discover Udine by train, a city in Friuli-Venezia Giulia rich in history, still preserving ancient noble palaces. The city has a historical center full of monuments, which once upon a time attracted the Dukes of Udine to live here. Start your visit to Udine with its famous Piazza della Libertà, an open space full of history, with its Loggia del Lionello, the Town Hall and the Town Council Palace. Opposite the Town Hall stands the Cathedral of Udine, a Romanesque-Gothic style building with its tall bell tower, easily recognizable from afar. Continuing the visit, you can admire the Clock Tower, the Church of Santa Maria della Misericordia, the Duomo of San Giovanni Battista and the Patriarchal Palace.
Udine is also a city of art and culture, with many museums and galleries. The Galleries of Piazza della Repubblica host temporary exhibitions of modern art, while the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MART) is one of the most important Italian art museums. Other interesting attractions include the Palazzo Vivante Art Gallery, featuring works by local artists, and the Civic Museum of Natural History, comprising a vast collection of historical, geological and paleontological artifacts.
Once the visits to history and art are exhausted, you can discover the flavors of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, using the quality local products. A specialty to try is jota, a dish made of beans, sauerkraut, potatoes and sausage, one of the most popular dishes of the region. Other specialties to taste are grilled lamb, cjarsons, a pasta dish filled with cooked apples, and frico, a kind of cheese omelette. Friuli-Venezia Giulia is also known for its wines, including the Doc Friuli Grave and the Refosco.
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