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It has been defined the "small Athens" for its marble studios, its artistic foundries, its artisans, the sculptors coming from all over the world, for its cultural activities, for the ancient and modern monuments,for its sculptures, gifts of the great artists of the century tha add beauty to its streets and squares, and also for its historic center, considered a precious jewlery case of the Middle Ages. Pietrasanta is correctly considered as the number one place in the world for marble working. Art and craft in this town mix together and can be breathed in every street, in the studios of artisans as well as in the ateliers of the artists and in the numerous galleries or cultural centers. All year long, but particularly durig the Summer months, there are many art exhibitions that attract thousands of tourists and visitors. In the town there are two museums: an archeological one and the "Bozzetti" sculpture model museum.The latter is unique in its genre. But it is the town as a whole to offer exhibition paths that are informal and permanent with its marble studios, the artistic bronze foundries and the monumental sculptures given to the town by artists like Botero, Mitoraj, Messina, Miozzo, Finotti, Folon and Tommasi.