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Florence
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closeFlorence is a relatively compact historic city situated along the borders of the Arno river in the middle of the Tuscan hills. During the Renaissance period, when the city was at the height of its powers, talented artists such as Brunelleschi and Michelangelo left their mark with magnificent buildings and artwork.
The city boasts a large number of museums and impressive landmarks such as the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio.
Random Florence Highlights
San Marco, Florence
The convent of San Marco was built in the 1437-1443 for the Dominican order. Today it is home to the Museo di San Marco, where visitors can see mostly 15th century paintings and frescoes.
Santa Croce, Florence
Santa Croce is known as the 'Pantheon of Florence'. Many illustrious Italians, including Michelangelo, Galileo and Rossini lie buried here in monumental tombs.
Piazza della Repubblica, Florence
Shortly after the creation of the Kingdom of Italy, projects were started to modernize the city of Florence. One such project was the creation of this spacious square, developed at the site of the city's old market.
Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
This large square is very popular with tourists since it offers an unobstructed view over the city of Florence. A replica of Michelangelo's most famous statue stands in the middle of the square.




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