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Santa Maria Del Fiore in Florence, Italy. (Oct. (Credit: AP)

Santa Maria Del Fiore in Florence, Italy. (Oct. 29, 2007)

Mark Twan's Italy

In Mark Twain's 1869 ''The Innocents Abroad," he travels to the great sights of Europe and on to Constantinople and Jerusalem. Here's a look at the Italian cities he visited: Venice, Milan and Florence.

A view from the Bridge of Sighs onto
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A view from the Bridge of Sighs onto the canals of Venice, Italy. (July 17, 2012)

Water traffic is bustling on the Grande Canale
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Water traffic is bustling on the Grande Canale in the heart of Venice, Italy.

Tourists at the Palace of the Doges in
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Tourists at the Palace of the Doges in the heart of Venice, Italy. (July 15, 2012)

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Gondolas in a traffic jam on the narrow
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Gondolas in a traffic jam on the narrow canals of Venice, Italy. (July 15, 2012)

Gondolas jockey for position on the Grande Canale
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Gondolas jockey for position on the Grande Canale in the heart of Venice, Italy. (July 15, 2012)

The spires of the Milan cathedral in Milan,
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The spires of the Milan cathedral in Milan, Italy. (July 6, 2012)

A man takes a picture on the rooftop
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A man takes a picture on the rooftop of the Milan cathedral in Milan, Italy. (July 6, 2012)

The spires of Italy's Milan cathedral. (July 6,
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The spires of Italy's Milan cathedral. (July 6, 2012)

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Tourists and visitors crowd the streets by the
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Tourists and visitors crowd the streets by the Battistero of San Giovanni in Piazza del Duomo square in central Florence, Italy, on Good Friday. (April 6, 2007)

Santa Maria Del Fiore in Florence, Italy. (Oct.
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Santa Maria Del Fiore in Florence, Italy. (Oct. 29, 2007)

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