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Old artisanal industry laid to waste

On the road between Arzo and Meride stands this now abandoned marble quarry. It had been operating... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2016
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Nov 13, 2016
“Old artisanal industry laid to waste”
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The stone quarried are located on the road between Meride Arzo, in the town of Mendrisio. With the extracted stones were decorated many churches of Europe. The old quarries, now disused, are located on the mountainside, and the whole constitutes a...more
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

On the road between Arzo and Meride stands this now abandoned marble quarry. It had been operating for ages as a family enterprise, but finally could no longer compete with cheap foreign imports and was liquidated in 2011. The stone quarry is right beside the...More

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