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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.
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
Secret corridor leading from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens, the famous and closed to ordinary visitors attraction.5
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.17
Luxury gate on the south side of Florence, that opens the way to Rome, next to which is the entrance to the Boboli Gardens.9
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
Palazzo Pitti is the magnificent building in the center of Florence, whose simple and austere architectural forms give it the image of an ancient castle or fortress.3
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
Palazzo Vecchio is a luxurious building in Piazza della Signoria, the clock tower of this palace reminiscent the home of fairytale characters.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
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
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4
Giotto's Bell Tower
This bell tower is one of the four major structures on the Piazza Duomo in Florence and it offers a beautiful view of the city.12