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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
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
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
The magnificent building in the center of Florence, where Dante is often dropped in and which became home to the Jerusalem Brotherhood monks.15
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
Founded in the 18th century, this bakery quickly became popular among the bohemian audience because of an excellent cappuccino and a special atmosphere.5
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
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
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
Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella
In the old pharmacy, where also is located the museum, creams, lotions and perfumes, created according to ancient recipes are still sold.6
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