Florence

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Duomo & Piazza della Signoria
11 reviews
The Medici installed their art collections here, creating what was Europe's first modern museum, open to the public... since 1591. — Fodor's
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Duomo & Piazza della Signoria
9 reviews
Building began in the 1290s under the direction of Arnolfo Di Cambio, and the structure was designed to supersede all other churches in size and sheer magnificence. — Concierge
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Duomo & Piazza della Signoria
7 reviews
This museum houses works, mostly sculptural, that once adorned the facade of the Duomo, Giotto's campanile (bell tower) and the baptistery. — Travel + Leisure
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San Marco
9 reviews
Has works by Fra Angelico (note the Annunciation gracing the staircase), who decorated each cell with a fresco. — Michelin Guide
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San Lorenzo
10 reviews
This modern art gallery exhibits works from the 19C and 20C arranged according to themes or trends such as neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Purism, historical painting, portraits and landscape painting. — Michelin Guide
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Duomo & Piazza della Signoria
8 reviews
One of Florence's most important museums yet surprisingly under-appreciated, the Bargello houses one of the world's great collections of Florentine Renaissance sculpture. — Travel + Leisure
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Duomo & Piazza della Signoria
7 reviews
Florence's forbidding, fortresslike city hall was begun in 1299, presumably designed by Arnolfo di Cambio, and its massive bulk and towering campanile dominate Piazza della Signoria. — Fodor's
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San Lorenzo
7 reviews
Tuscany is an area with a deep connection to its land—the crops that grow here, from fruit and vegetables to olives and wine grapes, are central to Tuscan food. — Afar Magazine
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Pitti
7 reviews
The gallery presents primarily Tuscan works, illustrating the various trends in Italian painting and sculpture from the late 18C to the first decades of the 20C. — Michelin Guide
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San Lorenzo
7 reviews
The main reason for visiting this solid 15th-century palazzo, built by Michelozzo, and now the city's prefettura, is to see Benozzo Gozzoli's delightful Cappella dei Magi on the first floor. — Concierge
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Pitti
8 reviews
A visit here can be disappointing, because the gardens are somewhat underplanted and under-cared for, but it's still a great walk with some terrific views. — Fodor's
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Florence Historic Centre
8 reviews
Gold shops line up on its curvy backside, providing couples on the promenade something to talk about. — Let's Go
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Duomo
7 reviews
The Strozzi family built this imposing palazzo in an attempt to outshine the nearby Palazzo Medici. — Fodor's
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Duomo & Piazza della Signoria
7 reviews
This monumental square, dominated by the somber Palazzo Vecchio and its iconic tower, has been Florence's administrative hub for hundreds of years, and it still functions as city hall today. — Concierge
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San Lorenzo
6 reviews
A tour de force of architecture and sculpture. — Fodor's
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Duomo
5 reviews
Giotto's slender bell tower illustrates the originality of Florentine Gothic and the significance given to horizontal lines and geometric decoration. — Michelin Guide
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San Marco
6 reviews
In the early 15C, with his design for the Foundling Hospital, Brunelleschi marked the beginning of a return to the Ancient classical style, heralding the era of Renaissance architecture. — Michelin Guide
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Boboli & San Miniato al Monte
5 reviews
The Hill Promenade offers superb glimpses of the city from the Oltrarno. — Michelin Guide
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Santa Croce
4 reviews
The Gothic interior is vast, with huge, pointed stone arches creating the aisles and an echoing nave trussed with wood beams, in all feeling vaguely barnlike. — Frommer's
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San Marco
4 reviews
The musuem has held Medici collections of Etruscan, Roman, Greek, and Egyptian art since 1870. — Travel + Leisure
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