This article, written by Nick Squires , appears on The Telegraph.
Italy to spend a billion euros on restoring museums and monuments in biggest cultural heritage investment for decades
Italy will spend one billion euros to restore an unparalleled but often neglected collection of monuments, museums and ancient sites, in the biggest such investment for decades, the government announced on Monday.
The money will be spent on restoring and maintaining the ancient Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, the Uffizi Galleries in Florence and museums in Rome and Naples.
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