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Ranked #31 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Health Clubs
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Ranked #32 of 223 attractions in Florence
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Ranked #33 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #34 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Museums; Art Museums; Gardens; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A complex of art museums housing some of the most celebrated treasures in the city.
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Ranked #35 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #36 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Art Museums; Theaters
A museum showcasing the eccentric and eclectic tastes of Frederick Stibbert, a 19th century art collector.
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Ranked #37 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #38 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Opulently decorated in marble, gold and jewels, these chapels are a celebration of one of Italy's most famous and powerful... more » Owner description: Opulently decorated in marble, gold and jewels, these chapels are a celebration of one of Italy's most famous and powerful families - the Medicis. « less
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Ranked #39 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi offers a full programme of international-level exhibitions and cultural events within the... more » Owner description: The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi offers a full programme of international-level exhibitions and cultural events within the impressive setting of this architectural masterpiece of the Florentine Renaissance. The major exhibitions space hosts two exhibitions annually with a focus on important themes and famed artists, while the Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina proposes thematic exhibitions which tackle a variety of contemporary issues. A rich calendar of collateral events makes a visit to Palazzo Strozzi a unique experience for all visitors, with particular attention dedicated to families and children. The palazzo is open year-round with a display about the history of the building, an elegant café and the design and book shop Agora|z. « less
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Ranked #40 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

Upon entering the side door at the Santa Maria del Carmine (€4.00), you find yourself visiting the Brancacci Chapel, started by Masolino da Panicale assisted by his younger... more »

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Ranked #41 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
Owner description: Erected during Roman times, this is the most ancient and photographed bridge in Florence, which is characterized by three... more » Owner description: Erected during Roman times, this is the most ancient and photographed bridge in Florence, which is characterized by three arches and two wide arcades on each side housing the famous and unusual "botteghe" or shops. « less
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Ranked #42 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Open-air market that has a cast-iron structure dating back to 1874, which offers a variety of food shops catering to local... more » Owner description: Open-air market that has a cast-iron structure dating back to 1874, which offers a variety of food shops catering to local residents and restaurants. « less
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Ranked #43 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #44 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Museums
Owner description: The museum is named after its creator, Stefano Bardini (1854-1922), the most authoritative Italian antiquarian, who... more » Owner description: The museum is named after its creator, Stefano Bardini (1854-1922), the most authoritative Italian antiquarian, who transformed his collection into a museum.The Museo Bardini houses over 2,000 items, including sculptures, paintings and the applied arts, from ancient art to the eighteenth century, with the majority from Middle Ages and Renaissance. Among the most significant works are the Madonna della Mela and the Madonna dei Cordai by Donatello, Saint Michael Archangel by Antonio del Pollaiolo. « less
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Ranked #45 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Museums
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Ranked #46 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: This little-visited church was one of Florence's most important churches during the Renaissance. Botticelli is buried here,... more » Owner description: This little-visited church was one of Florence's most important churches during the Renaissance. Botticelli is buried here, along with his muse, Simonetta Vespucci. Don't miss the exquisite Domenico Ghirlandaio "Last Supper," the very one Leonardo da Vinci admired before painting his. « less
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Ranked #47 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Fountains; Landmarks
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Ranked #48 of 223 attractions in Florence
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Ranked #49 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: History Museums; Science Museums; Museums

The Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza in Florence is one of the foremost international institutions in the history of science. An important museum housing unique historical... more »

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Ranked #50 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
One of Cenacoli's masterpieces resides in this convent, appreciated by all who live there.
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Ranked #51 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: A workshop in the heart of Florence that continues the tradition of mosaics in hard stone, which dates from the Renaissance.... more » Owner description: A workshop in the heart of Florence that continues the tradition of mosaics in hard stone, which dates from the Renaissance. An art gallery containing artefacts created entirely by the expert hands of the master craftsmen Renzo and Leonardo Scarpelli. The Scarpelli Bottega d'Arte is open to all visitors wanting look around the workbenches, where the mosaic artists patiently work at creating stone paintings.Catia, master craftsman Renzo's daughter, devotes herself to welcoming the customers and taking them on a guided tour of the laboratory so that they can discover the true value of the traditional "Florentine mosaic work".The art passion of Scarpelli's family became the job of its life.The Florentine mosaic work (commesso fiorentino or mosaico fiorentino) is a common heritage that should be preserved as a great treasure over the centuries. « less
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Ranked #52 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Science Museums; Museums
Owner description: This fascinating natural history collection can be traced back to the Medici family. Full of taxidermied animals of all... more » Owner description: This fascinating natural history collection can be traced back to the Medici family. Full of taxidermied animals of all types, skeletons and wax anatomical models, it is a must for the curious, as well as science and history lovers. « less
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Ranked #53 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #54 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #55 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
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Ranked #56 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: ; Art Museums; Museums
For preservation purposes, many significant works have been moved from the Duomo to this nearby museum.
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Ranked #57 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Located on the city's left bank, this neighborhood preserves the past.
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Ranked #58 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: This unique Florentine piazza is the center of the artisan quarter. Dominated by the last masterpiece of Brunelleschi, the... more » Owner description: This unique Florentine piazza is the center of the artisan quarter. Dominated by the last masterpiece of Brunelleschi, the Basilica of Santo Spirito, the square is home to little local markets and antique fairs. « less
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Ranked #59 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #60 of 223 attractions in Florence
Category: Neighborhoods; Flea/ Street Markets
Historical center of Florence features Sant'Ambrogio, one of the first religious buildings to be built in Florence.
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