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Why should I study here?

La Spezia is located in Liguria in northwest Italy. The city is located between Pisa and Genoa and is an important port for both commercials as well as military purposes. La Spezia has been renovated for centuries, since pre-historic times. It mainly gained its importance during the Roman era. La Spezia is heavily influenced by the Ligurian era; several monuments, buildings, and streets in the city still show influences and aspects from that ancient era. 

The climate of the city is typically Mediterranean with hot summers, mild winters, and heavy rainfalls in spring as well as in autumn. Most attractions in the city are located around the center of the town and can be explored on foot. La Spezia would be quite enjoyable for those who love food. The city has plenty of good restaurants, delis, pizzerias, cafes, and fast food joints serving everything from local Italian food, home-style regional dishes, pizzas, and almost every other cuisine one could think of. La Spezia is a good place to shop since it has a good variety of local regional wares as well as specialties of other regions too. 

The clothes available here are quite good, like cashmere, silk and woolen clothes. Also, there are a few shops in the old section where visitors can purchase some good pottery and terracotta items. The weekly markets that are held here are especially colorful and interesting. Cheese and wines are also a good buy since Italy is known for both these items and a good selection of both these things is available in the city. 

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