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Centro Storico

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Address: Florence, Italy
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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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Florence through the looking glass ;)

Stopped in Florence for a few days whilst travelling through Italy on my way to Lavorno. Great placed loved it, took a MTB ride up the back of the city about 40 odd kms views from... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in Florence for a few days whilst travelling through Italy on my way to Lavorno. Great placed loved it, took a MTB ride up the back of the city about 40 odd kms views from up there were great !!! only issue I had too many tourists ;) but he. Look for the off the beaten track restaurants found... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful wonderful Florence. The centre of the old city is a walk back in time and it is wonderful to see. From the Ponte Vecchio to the palazzos to the Duomo and everything in between it is amazing to see. A lot of this part of the city has been pedestrianised which makes it very easy to navigate the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Crowds slowly drifting towards the center of this jewelry- lined bridge over the Arno River. Young couples cuddling along the rough hewn wall, selfie stick held aloft, and the perfect smiles pasted for posterity. Lovely views over the city's hillside, but not as impressive as many other cities, so you could save yourself time and visit somewhere more memorable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The centro storico covers the whole of the medieval centre of Florence and is all fairly beautiful. Get lost down the side streets and you will discover all kinds of little gems, stunning architecture and beautiful churches. You will also come across loads of artisanal studios where they make masks, picture frames, leather goods and more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I could spend months here in Florence. There is so much history and gorgeous architecture. Go in off season and avoid the hoarded of tourists though. One of my favourite cities to discover on foot - everything is easy walking distance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The city centre of Florence is so full of art, statues, beautiful squares and churches, its like being in a giant open air museum! The fountain of Neptune is one of my favourites, but most of all Piazza Della Repubblica and its carousel. And of course the two museums, Uffizi and Galileo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes it maybe very crowded but there are ways to still sneak awesome photos! There are locks on all the lights and the fountain gate for unbreakable lovers. A true tuscan look and the shoppes are a must see during the day and even at night when they are closing up all boarded (beautifully not ply wood) absolutely stunning!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't really get more culturally fabulous than this historical centre of Florence with its marble churches, palaces and squares. However, interspersed are less grand, more homely or intimate buildings, shops, bridges and the odd park. The Uffizi gallery is but a stone's throw from lovely territorial and pizzeria. Perfect but be prepared: it is a pricey place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You have to put on some comfortable sneakers when you visit the center of Florence. It's a beautiful place with a lot of historical monuments to see, many churches, bridges, shops and coffee houses. Great icecream! :)) Florence is a town build on and arround cliffs, so every road is narrow and descenting except the city center. Of course, there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to walk to other part of Florence over this Bridge. Real Authentic build and see from one side of the river Arno or the other side. We also walked to the next bridge to watch the Bridge from all sides.

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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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