The past is present in the streets of Florence. This Italian city is home to the works of great artists and architectural marvels that time the rise and fall of the empires. Often referred to as the cradle of renaissance, Florence is all about art, architecture and La Dolce Vita.
When taking a trip around this Italian City, one will come across some of the best works of artists like Michelangelo, Botticelli and da Vinci. The Galleria dell’ Academia and the Uffizi Gallery are home masterpieces like “David”, “The birth of Venus” and “Annunciation”. The capital of Tuscany, Florence prides over architectural marvels like the Piazza del Duomo, Piazzale Michelangelo, Piazza della Signoria. Standing out in the city’s skyline is the iconic red tiled dome, Florence cathedral. Another tourist attraction in Florence is the Ponte Vecchio, an arched stone bridge built in the medieval era. Looking for places in Florence where the locals relax? Visit Giardino delle Rose, a park that offers you a break from the buildings or visit one of food markets like the Mercato Sant’ Ambrogio. The Writer of the famous poem “The Divine comedy”, Dante Alighieri is known to have roots in this city and a fan must visit the museum dedicated to his work and life. Those who wish to explore the art scene thoroughly must visit Pitti Palace, which is known to house a large art collection. Florence is dotted with small museums and art galleries that will surely spark up the artist in you.
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