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1 The Oltrarno and the belvedere
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Rank: 11 About 175

If you want to enjoy a breathtaking view of the city head over to this area, from Piazzale Michelangelo in San Miniato al Monte to Forte di Belvedere: you will find the best overview of Florence and you will see the Arno river spreading among the...

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2 Campanile di Giotto
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Rank: 13 About 175

Soars in the sky next to the Cathedral of Florence, which is an integral part. Started by Giotto in 1334, this tower is the greatest testimony of the Florentine Gothic architecture of the fourteenth century. Has a square base covered with white...

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Address: Piazza del Duomo, Firenze + Share


3 Museum of the Workshop of Semi-precious Stones (Museo dell’Opificio delle Pietre Dure)
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Rank: 14 About 175

Here is the history of the process of working semiprecious stones through a collection consisting of pieces of great value, collected here since 1882. The factory of semi-precious stones today is also a restoration center.

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Address: Via Alfani, 78 - 50121 Firenze + Share


4 The church of Dante e Beatrice
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Rank: 35 About 175

The real name of the Church is " Chiesa di Santa Margherita dei cerchi " but everyone knows it as the Church of Dante and Beatrice, this is where the two met. A painting that recalls the moment when Dante fell in love with the girl but especially love...

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5 The synagogue or Major israelitic temple
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Rank: 57 About 175

A beautiful garden with an oriental backdrop to this synagogue is clear exotic Moorish style. The imposing facade is clad in white travertine and pink limestone. On it stands the central dome and the towers side is coated in copper.

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Address: via Farini 4 50121 Firenze + Share


6 Florence trade fair
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Rank: 61 About 175

Fortezza da Basso, convention palace and Affairs palace: these three structures give life to a trade fair of 100,000 square meters, located in the heart of the city. National and international events of high fashion, tourism, crafts and new...

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Address: Fiera di Firenze,Firenze + Share


7 Tomb of the Montagnola
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Rank: 70 About 175

Located in the garden of a villa in Sesto Fiorentino, this Etruscan tomb tholos (false dome) dates from the seventh century BC With it's long corridor of 14 meters on which there are two side rooms and with it's central chamber, it is so fascinating...

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Address: Fratelli Rosselli 95, Sesto Fiorentino + Share


8 Mercato Centrale
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Rank: 80 About 175

Mercato Centrale is a remarkable 19th century covered market. One can get to pick up many ingredients for a cheap lunch or a meal and simply browse through the colorful fresh fruits and veggies. There are also hundred of type of meats and...

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9 Piazza Santo Spirito
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Rank: 93 About 175

One of the liveliest squares in Florence with the many restaurants and nightclubs that animate it. But in this square, overlooked by the church, you will find plenty of bars, restaurants, shops and artist's studios. Attracts a lot of the Florentines...

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Address: Piazza Santo Spirito, Firenze + Share


10 Basilica Di Santo Spirito
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Rank: 138 About 175

It is the latest masterpiece by Brunelleschi, who began it's construction in 1444, with it's distinctive façade overlooking the main square. Internally it is divided into three naves by elegant columns and niches form on the inner walls walls which...

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Address: Via di Santo Spirito 6, Firenze + Share


11 Central market
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Rank: 141 About 175

In the area of San Lorenzo, in a large iron building with huge windows, is the central market. In it's two storey high building you can find anything you need: on the bottom floor you will find cheese, meat, fish and local produce while on the upper...

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Address: Via dell'Ariento 10/14, Firenze + Share


12 Mercato di Sant'Ambrogio
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Rank: 147 About 175

The market of Saint Ambrogio is the oldest covered market in Florence, as it was inaugurated on May 3, 1873, a year before that of San Lorenzo. It is a corner of sounds, smells and colors, where to find any variety of food, but also where you can have...

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Address: Piazza Ghiberti, Firenze + Share


13 Monastero delle Murate
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Rank: 148 About 175

It was born as a monastery and then served as a prison from 1883 to 1985. Later, a renovation led by Renzo Piano transformed it into business and social open space, with a pedestrian and an internal square. Then perfectly integrated in the city.

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Address: via Ghibellina, Firenze + Share


14 Ponte Alle Grazie
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Rank: 171 About 175

The current version of this bridge dates back to 1957, when it was rebuilt after the destruction of the second World War. With it's linear structure with five arches it crosses the Arno linking Via de 'Benci "(De benci avenue)" to Piazza dei...

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Address: Ponte alle grazie, Firenze + Share


15 Porta San Frediano
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Rank: 172 About 175

An imposing and majestic door which is part of the sixth circle of the city walls, built between 1332 and 1334 on the important road that led to Pisa. Note the emblem of Florence, carved on top of the side facing the city.

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Address: Borgo San Frediano 178, Firenze + Share


16 The mosaics of Lastrucci
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Rank: 175 About 175

Do you want to go back in time to the Renaissance period? The art workshop Lastrucci is the place for you. Here you can enthrall the mosaic technique and, in particular, the processing of hard and semi-hard stones called "Florentine committed." You...

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Address: Via dei Macci 9, Firenze + Share

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