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Apparently if you touch the snout of the bronze “little pig” to ensure return to Florence. Markets selling leather bags and other touristy gifts in the area. Can take a bit of time to get a clear photo, and your moment with the boar.
Great quick stop in a busy square where you can rub the Wild Boar's snout for luck.
Passed it on our first night out looking for dinner, so tried to find it the next day however the square is completely transformed during the day as...More
This fountain, located under the Loggia del Mercato Nuovo known as the Loggia del Porcellino due to the fountain, actually representing a boar, is a modern copy of a bronze 17th century copy of a roman marble one, and it is said to bring good...More
“Il Porcellino” is the name of the bronze figure of the boar, made by Pietro Tacca in the 17th century. This is the most popular tradition in Florence, to rub the nose and throw the coin into its jaws, for luck and to ensure the...More