24 Haunting Photos Of Italy Before And After Being Placed Under Lockdown

In case you haven’t heard, Italy has been placed on temporary lockdown due to concerns over COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus. Here’s a look at some major cities before and after:

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The Colosseum in Rome during the Tour of Italy cycle race in 2018:


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The Colosseum on March 10:


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Weekly prayer in St. Peter’s Square in January, just two short months ago:


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St. Peter’s Square yesterday:


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Tourists gathered around the Trevi fountain during summer 2018:


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The Trevi Fountain today:


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Tourist sitting on the Spanish Steps in 2016:


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The Spanish Steps today:


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People gathered in Piazza Navona in 2016:


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Piazza Navona today:


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Piazzale Michelangelo in Florence in 2018:


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Piazzale Michelangelo two days ago:


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St. Mark’s Square last June:


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St. Mark’s Square just yesterday:


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St. Mark’s Basilica last June:


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St. Mark’s Basilica yesterday:


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Venice Carnival in the Venice Grand Canal February 2017:


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Venice Grand Canal on March 5, 2019:


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The Rialto bridge in October 2017:


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The Rialto Bridge yesterday:


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Tourists passing by Milan’s Piazza del Duomo in October 2017:


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Pigeons passing by the Piazza del Duomo today:


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Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in 2008:


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And Galleria Vittorio Emanuele today:


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