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Piazza del Duomoin Florence, Italy

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The city's main square, where in one place gathered luxury buildings of Florence, and where always you can see crowds of travelers.
Piazza del Duomo, Florence
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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#1Walk around Piazza Duomo in FlorenceWalk around Piazza Duomomila

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.

#6Climb the Giotto's Bell Tower in FlorenceClimb the Giotto's Bell TowerEugene Krasowski

Next to the cathedral is a tall Giotto's Bell Tower, from where you will see a wonderful view of the city.

#8See the "Gates of Paradise" in FlorenceSee the "Gates of Paradise"oddviser

Visit the place where Dante and Medici were baptized and where are the most unusual gate called "Gates of Paradise".

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#8Santa Margherita de' Cerchi in FlorenceSanta 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.

#3Piazzale Michelangelo in FlorencePiazzale Michelangelo

The place with the most beautiful view of the city, where you will see a copy of the statue of David, and where you can make stunning photos of Florence.

#14Basilica of Santa Croce in FlorenceBasilica 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.

#1Boboli Gardens in FlorenceBoboli Gardens

Great sample landscape park, which became the prototype of the park of Versailles, and a favorite place of Fyodor Dostoevsky.

#21Bardini Garden in FlorenceBardini Garden

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.

#19Palazzo Vecchio in FlorencePalazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio is a luxurious building in Piazza della Signoria, the clock tower of this palace reminiscent the home of fairytale characters.

#20Villa La Petraia in FlorenceVilla La Petraia

Located away from the city center, Villa La Petraia is one of the most beautiful buildings that belonged to the Medici family.

#28Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts in FlorenceGallery of the Academy of Fine Arts

The gallery, which has the largest number of works of art by Michelangelo, including his iconic masterpiece - the Sculpture of David.

#13Porta Romana in FlorencePorta Romana

Luxury gate on the south side of Florence, that opens the way to Rome, next to which is the entrance to the Boboli Gardens.

#5Badia Fiorentina in FlorenceBadia Fiorentina

The magnificent building in the center of Florence, where Dante is often dropped in and which became home to the Jerusalem Brotherhood monks.

#23Piazza della Signoria in FlorencePiazza della Signoria

Here, in the center of Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, the masterpieces of famous Italian sculptors are placed.

#4Uffizi Gallery in FlorenceUffizi Gallery

One of the most famous museums in the world and one of the main attractions not only Florence but also the whole of Italy.

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