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Florence Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods

Florence attractions: historical quarters and trendy squares

Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods

1 Piazzale Michelangelo
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Rank: 5 About 174

It is Florence's most famous scenic spot, from which you can take wonderful photographs and you can see the main monuments of the city. In the square in addition to the many souvenir stalls is a copy of the David of Michelangelo.

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2 Piazza della Signoria
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Rank: 16 About 174

Piazza della Signoria is an L-shaped square which is situated in front of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. This square was named after the Palazzo della Signoria, which is called as Palazzo Vecchio. The square is the...

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Address: Florence, Italy

3 Piazza San Lorenzo
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Rank: 18 About 174

This is the square famous for it's market, which animates it every day (except Monday). On it stands a large façade of the basilica, next to which there are several entrances to the cloisters and the Medici Laurentian Library, designed by...

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4 Piazza del Duomo
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Rank: 28 About 174

The heart of the historical center of Florence, overlooked by the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and "related" buildings: Giotto's Bell Tower and not too far (in San Giovanni square), the Baptistery of San Giovanni. The square has an ancient...

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Address: Piazza del Duomo

5 Piazza Santo Spirito
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Rank: 85 About 174

Piazza Santo Spirito square is located in the shadow of the yellow façade of its parish church and has a feel of a garden. There are trees and fountain which offer a refuge from the bustle of the busy street. There is also a daily...

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Address: Florence, Italy

6 Piazza Santa Maria Novella
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Rank: 95 About 174

Overlooked by the church, this square is one of the largest and most famous in Florence, often used in the past for parties and events. On it there are two obelisks from the sixteenth century, while the beds and walkways have received recent restyling...

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Address: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, Firenze

7 Piazza San Giovanni
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Rank: 96 About 174

In the heart of the old town, as a continuation to the west of the Duomo square is the San Giovanni square, which owes it's name to the Baptistery that was built on it. During the nineteenth century a part of the Archbishop's Palace was demolished and...

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Address: piazza San Giovanni, Firenze

8 Piazza della Santissima Annunziata
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Rank: 151 About 174

It is one of the few places in the city where you can see the dome of the Duomo. On this square, in typical Renaissance style, stands the Loggia of the Hospital of the Innocents by Brunelleschi, with it's arcaded structure which was then included in...

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Address: Piazza della Santissima Annunziata, Firenze

9 Piazza degli Antinori
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Rank: 170 About 174

A tangle of streets connecting Santa Maria Novella square to this square (Antinori square), dominated by a beautiful mansion that carries it's name. Right by Antinori square is Via de 'Tornabuoni"(Tornabuoni avenue)", famous for the presence of...

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Address: Piazza degli Antinori 1, Firenze

10 Piazza della Passera
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Rank: 171 About 174

In the Intersection between Via dello sprone and via Toscanella Vellutini this charming square by the questionable nickname rises. Frequented mainly by the presence of a bar and a restaurant, also frequently hosts events.

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Address: Via dello Sprone 13, Firenze


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