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Once this park was only for famous people of Florence, but now it is a favorite place for walking among the locals and travelers.
Earlier in the Cascine Park (Parco delle Cascine) were scattered farm lands, there lived the farmers, growing vegetables, fruit and grazed cattle. Soon Cascine Park was chosen by members of the nobility, and this place is ennobled by adding an amphitheater, fountains, lawns and paths.
Soon, the Cascine Park has become open to all comers, and although there are no particularly striking landmarks, it is a great place for rest and relaxation. The Cascine Park has a statue of "The Prince of India", dedicated to the young Indian, who had come to Florence, but died here. Now near the statue you can see many lovers.
You can get to the Cascine Park by bus or tram. The tram line runs through the park.
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More places to visit in Florence
National Museum of Bargello
Palace, that was once the seat of city government, prison and place of execution, is now a national museum, which contains sculptures by Michelangelo, Donatello and others.7
Dante Alighieri House Museum
Near the church of Santa Margherita the old house is located, and everything in it reminds us about its famous owner - Dante Alighieri.10
Founded in the 18th century, this bakery quickly became popular among the bohemian audience because of an excellent cappuccino and a special atmosphere.5
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
In this church, whose facade visually stands out among other buildings in Florence, begins the novel of Boccaccio "The Decameron".7
Piazza del Duomo
The city's main square, where in one place gathered luxury buildings of Florence, and where always you can see crowds of travelers.24
Santa Margherita de' Cerchi
This church is known as the place where married Dante and where is buried Beatrice, at the tomb of whom all left messages for help.12
Basilica of Santa Croce
Located in the heart of Florence, it is the most beautiful and spectacular Franciscan church, and many famous Italians are buried here.7
Very cozy park where in the air are aromas of roses, the entire city can be viewed from the terraces, and walking on the paths you can see magnificent statues and fountains.6
Flea market on Piazza dei Ciompi
In the working class corner of Florence lies the flea market, where many people sell the antiques, and where not only local, but also travelers come to by something unique.7
Villa La Petraia
Located away from the city center, Villa La Petraia is one of the most beautiful buildings that belonged to the Medici family.6
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4