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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
Luxury gate on the south side of Florence, that opens the way to Rome, next to which is the entrance to the Boboli Gardens.
Porta Romana - a part of the wall, which previously ran around all of Florence. They were built in the 14th century and considered access to the road leading to Rome. Above the central arch of the Porta Romana you can see a fresco depicting the Virgin Mary with the Child and Four Saints.
In the square next to the Porta Romana is a statue depicting a woman carrying on its head one more woman. The statue is called "Meeting of the past with the future."
In the evenings on the square are many street performers, plays a gay music, fairs are held, there are stalls with fruit and Italian pastries.
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Go through Porta Romana
After passing under the famous Roman gate, opening the way to Rome you will see the "something" is located next to them.FREE8
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Porta Romana on the mapLocation: Piazza della Calza
More places to visit in Florence
A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.11
One of the most famous museums in the world and one of the main attractions not only Florence but also the whole of Italy.16
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
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
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
Founded in the 18th century, this bakery quickly became popular among the bohemian audience because of an excellent cappuccino and a special atmosphere.5
The magnificent building in the center of Florence, where Dante is often dropped in and which became home to the Jerusalem Brotherhood monks.15
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
Great sample landscape park, which became the prototype of the park of Versailles, and a favorite place of Fyodor Dostoevsky.29