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Centro Storico

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Address: Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 0942170124
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Walk your tail off!

There is an attraction on EVERY small street, be it a historical, artistic, shopping or culinary attraction. It's easy to get "lost" but that's the fun of it...one never knows... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Urbana, United States

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is an attraction on EVERY small street, be it a historical, artistic, shopping or culinary attraction. It's easy to get "lost" but that's the fun of it...one never knows what's around the next corner.

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to walk around. Lots of shops and history here, another can't miss place to go in Florence.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Historical Center?!?. If you are in Florence, and you don't go here, something is wrong. Literally every single tourist attraction in this city is here. And, by the way, they have their own listings on this site. Tons of tourists, gelaterias, shopping, selfies, etc., etc.,

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've always heard the most incredible things about Florence. It wasn't until I got there and wandered around the centre of the city that I understood what all the fuss was about. Florence is like one giant museum. The inner city is brimming with history and culture, architectural delights, cathedrals, bridges, cobblestone streets, plazas and sculptures. It's really quite incredible.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into history and architecture, then I would highly recommend the centro storico of Florence. Stroll near palaces and museums, galleries and old statues as big as the 'Gods' and you do not have to pay a thing for inhaling clean air and culture. Enjoy. Of course, Florence struck me as the leather and ice cream capital of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Florence is too beautiful to sum up in words, steeped in history everywhere and a stunning place to see on literally every street. I would move here tomorrow if I could. Love the atmosphere, the people, the streets, the food, everything!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely busy bridge with shops (mainly jewellery) on either side - a very popular attraction in Florence and one that you should not miss, even though you have to battle with thousands of others to enjoy the rich heritage that the bridge provides. In my opinion the views of the bridge from along the river are better that spending time... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice bridge to see from afar, Nice feature along the river. Full of jewellery shops, nothing v interesting. Gd view of bridge fr window of uffizi museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must visit the Centro Storico when in Florence. A color full bridge and buildings with a rich heritage. Nice shops when you have a thick wallet and watch out for pick pockets. A good opportunity for photographs

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It would have been nice to have a few more hours to do this stroll, but it was a very nice thing to do with the help of a learned guide for part of the way, then on our own the other part. What a wonderful city, rich with history and art. It would be well worth reading up more... More 

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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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