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Florence Travel Guide

Florence is the capital city of the italian region of Tuscany.A centre of medieval European trade and finance, the city is often considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and was long ruled by the Medici family. Florence is also famous for its magnificent art and architecture.

About Florence

Florence covers an area of 39 square miles (102 sq. Km) and is estimated to have a population of 430.000 people being one of the most visited cities in Italy. The historic centre of Florence was declared a world heritage site by the UNESCO.

Attractions

Florence is a Renaissance city famous for its art and architecture. You’ll find history and culture in every corner, tucked among the city’s many piazzas, beautiful churches and fascinating museums. The spectacular Uffizi Gallery houses the works of such masters as Titian, Botticelli, Michelangelo and da Vinci. Don’t miss the Duomo, the symbol of Florence, or the sunset over the Arno River and be sure to visit the Chianti region just south of the city for a taste of its famous wines.

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Santa Croce

Florence Cathedral

Palazzo Vecchio

Bell Tower (Campanile) of the Florence Cathedral

Boboli Garden and Pitti Palace

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