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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
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.
Piazza della Santissima Annunziata, Florence
One of Florence's most beautiful squares is flanked by several arcaded porticoes. Europe's oldest orphanage can be found here, as well as the richly decorated Annunziata church, which gave the square its name.
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.
Mercato Nuovo, Florence
Mercato Nuovo is a covered market hall built in the 16th century where vendors once sold luxury items such as gold and silk. Nearby is the Fontana del Pocellino, a fountain with a 17th century statue of a swine.

Random Florence Tours & Activities
Cooking Lesson: From The Market To The Table in Florence, Florence
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$92.99
Uffizi Gallery Tour with Guide, Florence
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$57.68



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