Carrara counts about 65.000 inhabitants. It is famous for its white marble, produced in the hundreds of careers which surround the city.
This exploitation remains since Roman antiquity.
Its place was already inhabited in the IXth BC century, by Ligurians of Celtic origin.
The city was considered as a capital of Italian and international anarchistic thought, it remains like that for some today, even if the form it takes is now also a local folklore.
Monuments et main sights
- Cathedral (Duomo)
- Museum of marble
- Marble quarries
See also : Photos of Carrara, and near : Coast of Carrara