Dove art installation above the Piazza del Duomo in Amalfi, Italy
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United Nations Day. Art over Amalfi
For centuries, Amalfi was one of the busy maritime republics of the Mediterranean Basin. Over time, its importance as a port diminished and Amalfi gained more attention as a tourist destination. But the city’s history from at least the 7th century to the present got the attention of the United Nations, who gave the Amalfi Coast World Heritage site status in 1997. So if you’re observing United Nations Day today, we’re celebrating with you. This art installation depicting doves was suspended over the Piazza del Duomo, just outside Amalfi Cathedral.