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Located away from the city center, Villa La Petraia is one of the most beautiful buildings that belonged to the Medici family.
Villa Petraia became the property of the Medici family in the 16th century. Medici expanded the territory of the villas, adjoining the park -the pearl of landscape art.
They built three-layered terrace with a pond on the first one and the villa itself on the top. Behind the villa grotto and grove are located.
The property of the Medici family, including expensive furniture, paintings, many frescoes, tapestries is still kept here. You can visit the villa with guided group or walk through the terrace for free.
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Villa La Petraia on the mapLocation: Via della Petraia, 40
8:15 am till 4-7:30 pm
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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
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
Piazza del Duomo
The city's main square, where in one place gathered luxury buildings of Florence, and where always you can see crowds of travelers.24
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4
A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.11
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
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
The magnificent building in the center of Florence, where Dante is often dropped in and which became home to the Jerusalem Brotherhood monks.15
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
Secret corridor leading from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens, the famous and closed to ordinary visitors attraction.5