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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
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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
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
Once this park was only for famous people of Florence, but now it is a favorite place for walking among the locals and travelers.7
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
Great sample landscape park, which became the prototype of the park of Versailles, and a favorite place of Fyodor Dostoevsky.29
Piazza della Signoria
Here, in the center of Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, the masterpieces of famous Italian sculptors are placed.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
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
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