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Address: Florence, Italy
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Description: That part of Florence situated between Piazza San Marco, Piazza Santa...
That part of Florence situated between Piazza San Marco, Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Santa Croce, and Santo Spirito, filled with up-scale and expensive shops.
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a great walk around the center of the city

There are so many small street with not just shops for tourists, but also cafes and shops for the locals. The atmosphere is friendly, still authentic. We had rented an apartment... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

There are so many small street with not just shops for tourists, but also cafes and shops for the locals. The atmosphere is friendly, still authentic. We had rented an apartment during our stay and for 3 days, we had our habits with several local food shops and cafes. This historic center makes this city very unusual and pleasant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Firenze is beautiful but the crowds are overwhelming. Best place to get a steak dinner in Italy. Try the ribilata soup.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

I only viewed the bridge from downstream. It is very pretty and has an interesting history. It's part of a pedestrian path so it's easy to check out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Florence is such a beautiful City, really nice at night time. Glad I have manage to visit Centro Storico at night. You can cactch bus D3 from here to train station.

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Sliema, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Steeped in history, awesome architecture, romantic at night and full of interesting buildings and museums. A nightmare finding a place to park and it is advisable to locate the car park not far from the city centre.

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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Florence Centro Historico is a special place where you can walk through the small streets, passing by Dante's house, Uffizzi Museum, Palazzo Strozzi, Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio enjoying the fantastic architecture and good taste of the fiorentini. Limitation is the number of tourist but you can avoid it choosing to walk late in the night. Good choice is to rent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Just walking around and breathing in all those marvellous piazzas, statues and buildings keeps all droves of visitors wondering how it all came about. It's a phemomenon, not a city.

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We spend 3 hours with a guide wandering around the historical center of Florence. I've done it in the past without one, but you learn so much more and see so much more - the little things - with a guide that I think it's well worth having one. At the very least, get a good guidebook with walking tours.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Florence is smaller than I thought - the entire city is very walkable. Easily done in 1-2 days. A lot to see though! So allocate time to go into the galleries and museums. Wandered around town, to see the street arts. Collected pictures of Blub art - it's very cool! The city was not too crowded when we were there,... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There is so much to see and enjoy in Florence. Art, churches, eateries, palaces. The list is endless. It is a shame most only stay a short few days because it is a gem. If you are a shopper ... shop like a maniac. If not there is heavenly things to enjoy.

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