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INAF Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory

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Address: Largo Enrico Fermi 5, 50125, Florence, Italy
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A great place for enthusiasts

To reach there if you depend on public transport then it is difficult, drive or take a taxi. But please do visit. Specially if they have any event then do not miss. We went there... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 May 2016
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Kovilpatti, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

To reach there if you depend on public transport then it is difficult, drive or take a taxi. But please do visit. Specially if they have any event then do not miss. We went there to see Mercury walk across the sun and we weren't one bit disappointed!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

What a beautiful location on the hill across the river from the city proper! A breathtaking view of Florence from the hill where Galileo made celestial observations. Wow! There are telescopes at the observatory, but mostly research is done remotely. Adaptive optics for telescope mirrors are developed here. There is a pretty outdoor theater where groups come in the summer... More 

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