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Villa Rufolo

Villa Rufolo (1270) is located in Ravello on the Amalfi coast in Italy. This is one of the most popular view's in the area. Built by Nicola Rufolo, one of the richest Patricians of Ravello, on a ledge and it has become a famous attraction for thousands of visitors. The villa was mentioned by Giovanni Boccaccio in his Decameron and it is the place where Richard Wagner in 1880 was inspired for the stage design of his opera Parsifal.

 

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Taken on March 31, 2008