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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

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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40 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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Hyde, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Loved the architecture, the arts, the history. Cannot understand why the locals would want to ruin such a lovely city with graffiti on almost every surface! I am sure that if you stood still long enough you would be spray painted!! Too many shops with overpriced goods, too many beggars, too many rude Italians looking to screw you at the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The bridge gives nice views along the waterfront of the city of Florence with opportunities to visit the gold shops on the bridge.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Florence is a very beautiful city. By walking there, you can see many things. Look at the beautiful architecture. Walk across the river to have a very nice view. If you are hungry, you can have amazing Italian food in one of the restaurants around. Do not go to Italy without eating Gelato!!!

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

There are so many places to visit and see when in Florence. This is a great way to spend an hour or more walking. There are too many restaurants, shops, and thing to see. You can sped an hour there or several if you like to see everything.

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Utrecht
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Fo to Florence and let the art and buildings inspire you and change your life -- for the better, of course! It's worth your while to know more about the buildings and the paintings (who is in it and why?). It will make your visit so more interesting! Look on the internet for interesting documentaires about the The Medici or... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The central parts of Firenze are amazing. If you don't mind walking you can see all of it. Be sure you walk on BOTH sides of the river hopefully crossing the Ponte Vecchio

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Milano Marittima, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Onece in your lifetime you have to visit it. Do not miss Florence !!! i will return here every time I can.

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Auckland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
63 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I don't know if it was because we were there 2 days before Christmas but it was soooo crowded! We couldn't even walk and not to mention the bridge! Crazy but a must see.

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