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Address: Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 0942170124
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That part of Florence situated between Piazza San Marco, Piazza Santa Maria...

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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Walking around Florence is a dream come true for anyone interested in history, art or culture. One of the best places I have visited in my life.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walking around Florence is a dream come true for anyone interested in history, art or culture. One of the best places I have visited in my life.

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Braga, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is a very old bridge (the only one that survived the second world war). It is full of stores and have a very interesting architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I live in Florence but I still felt like writing a comment about it Walking by the river Arno in the sunset is romantic and almost heartwarming I love getting "lost" in the narrow streets of the city centre, having ice cream in the afternoon and watching the tourists enjoying themselves, laughing and living Florence The city offers multiple paths,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The downtown area of Florence is a stark contrast to the other side of the river. There is an old Florence charm here. Don’t forget to stop to have coffee in a little cafes, while taking a walk!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The historic centre of Florence is amazing and will blow you away. The Duomo is truly stunning and don't miss this, it must be number one on your list. Find Piazza della Signoria to enjoy the Palazzo Vecchio and all the stunning statues including The Victor and David by Michelangelo and Perseus by Cellini. Also don't miss Santa Croce where... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a good place to visit. Lot of vendors and restaurants in the area. Just stroll through the market and enjoy yourself. Vendors do lot of bargaining so start at 25% of what they are asking and go from there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Within just a few blocks you have such an amazing selection of historical, architectural and otherwise just beautiful sites. Summer months can be really hot but night times are great, and in any case have lots of water on you.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I come to Florence, is always nice to walk through the old city center, with all the monuments around, good coffee houses and not to forget delicious ice cream.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely bridge over the river, full of jewellery shops, is constantly very busy, so photos can be difficult to take.

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Rosebud, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to visit! So much to see, and soak in. you just don't want to leave! you want to sell everything and come and stay!

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Duomo
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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