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How to walk around Piazza Duomo in FlorenceHow to see the panorama of the city from the Boboli Gardens in FlorenceHow to have a picnic on the Piazzale Michelangelo in FlorenceHow to see the masterpieces in the Uffizi Gallery in FlorenceHow to try the Florentine steak in FlorenceHow to walk on the terraces of Rose Garden in FlorenceHow to climb the Giotto's Bell Tower in Florence36 things to doin Florence
The city's main square, where in one place gathered luxury buildings of Florence, and where always you can see crowds of travelers.
It is from the Piazza del Duomo begin their tour of the city travelers that have come to Florence for the first time. Here are the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, whose dome can be seen on each postcard with views of the city, Giotto's bell tower, which offers a wonderful view of the surroundings, the Baptistery of San Giovanni and many other cathedrals and museums.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is considered to be the boundary of two areas that connect to one. The western part of the Piazza del Duomo is called San Giovanni square.
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Walk around Piazza Duomo
Early in the morning or late in the evening come to the main square of the city and stroll amidst the most famous sights of Florence.FREE21
See the "Gates of Paradise"
Visit the place where Dante and Medici were baptized and where are the most unusual gate called "Gates of Paradise".€510
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More places to visit in Florence
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
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
The Rose Garden
Behind an inconspicuous gate hides wonderful creation of landscape designers of Florence, where are the scents of roses and citrus trees grow.13
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
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
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
Piazza della Signoria
Here, in the center of Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, the masterpieces of famous Italian sculptors are placed.5
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
Founded in the 18th century, this bakery quickly became popular among the bohemian audience because of an excellent cappuccino and a special atmosphere.5
Pergola Theatre was built by Medici family, was the first opera house of the world, and still amazes all visitors for its acoustics.9
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