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“Proper shoes a must!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Centro Storico

Centro Storico
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Skip the Line
$63*
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Skip the Line: Small-Group Florence Renaissance...
Ranked #12 of 394 things to do in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Wallingford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Proper shoes a must!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

This tiny area is the must for all. Mostly pedestrianised the streets are paved with irregular flat stones that could be a problem for high heels pr thin shoe soles. But forget the pain - just explore and be amazed!

If over 65 avoid the epensive Florence card - entry to almost all attractions os free on presentation of passport!

Visited April 2013
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Geoje, South Korea
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“My Local”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Come here most times when on business over the years, never disappoints. No frills Italian fare, the anti pasta is constantly good never had a bad one, location perfect for all the sites,,, always busy, always a good sign

Visited February 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Must Get Back”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We stayed in October 2012, not too many people, fantastic weather. Loved getting lost in the laneways & stumbling accross artisan & craftsmen workshops along the way. Fantastic Boboli gardens; Pitti Palace. Buy a panini & a beer, sit & absorb the beauty of it all.
Stayed in a fantastic historic apartment which added to the amazing experience.
I don't think a person can visit Florence just once in their lives ..... must get back......

Visited October 2012
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Pelham, New York
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“Unforgettable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The historic center of Florence is one of the great walking experiences you will ever have. Wandering among the old streets, stopping into churches where you might find a priceless fresco or altarpiece that is 500 years old, stopping for lunch at a nameless trattoria, and shopping like nowhere else in the world. One of my favorite cities.

Visited March 2013
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Perth, Australia
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“Nothing like it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

There is nothing like it anywhere else (well maybe but not many places). History, art, architecture and science whenever you turn. You'd need to live here to really see it all.

The down side? The crowds.

Visited March 2013
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