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Centro Storico

Florence, Italy
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Ranked #11 of 224 Attractions in Florence
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: That part of Florence situated between Piazza San Marco, Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Santa Croce, and Santo Spirito, filled with up-scale and... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Cardiff UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

If you want to push and shove this is the place to go, not for enjoyment. Lot of tatty jewellery stores selling what amounted to be tat at very inflated prices, some of it you could get in any continental market. Not worth going far because of the crowds, but good for pics if you can get a view.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

So gorgeous everywhere you go. Many amazing views to capture with your cameras. The area is so beautiful you'd think your photos are fake

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

bring your camera and extra batteries since you will be taking pictures left and right .... trust me you will need the extra apower

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

What's not to like about Florence? The Centro Storico is rich in architecture and art. It's simply a feast for the mind and eyes. The Piazza around the Duomo is just so beautiful. If I were lucky enough to live in Italy. I would live in Florence.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This place is oh so very crowded as much of the center of florence is. Not much "charm" like what the other reviews stated IMO. jewelry store after jewelry store. people after people then you cross the bridge to more hoards of people. I would highly suggest venturing to the other side of the river via other bridges further up... More

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Powhatan, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The church is beautiful inside and out. Burial monuments to Michelangelo, Galileo and others who are buried in the church are amazing.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is one walk you must do in Florence. It takes you through a part of town that still manages to convey snapshots of life in the past. Artists, jewellers and some of the best restaurants in town can be found here. Stroll through the historic bridge into the other historic areas that also offer some of the world's best... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

stroll through the historic center of Florence is really romantic, it seems to Rivere 800 as seen in the film ..... it really is a city to see

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Florence tells the story of the Renaissance. The whole historical center is not to be missed. You will want to explore for at least 24 hours here, looking at the churches, towers, museums, and people-watching!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This place is beautiful, lively at night and truly amazing. Great place to walk at night. Very safe and enjoyable especially withy 2 year old son

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