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Things to Do In Florence

  • Visit Uffizi gallery, the greatest landmark of Renaissance art in the world.
  • Gaze at the architectural masterpiece, the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, also known as Duomo. It is a 414-step bell tower representing the historical and cultural center of the city.
  • Mesmerize yourself at the Galleria dell’Accademia, which contains a lot of splendid and remarkable works, especially Michelangelo’s monumental – David. This is one of the highly ranked things to do in Florence.
  • Admire Florence’s oldest bridge, the Ponte Vecchio Bridge built over river Arno. It has houses built over it and is full of expensive gold jewellery shops.
  • Head to the hills of Fiesole for Florence city breaks. Some highlights of this place are its 15th-century Villa “Il Palmerino” that offers an interesting cultural experience or the ‘Piazzale Michelangelo’, from where you get the views of the city from the hills above the Oltrarno.
  • Watch the jazz concert at Piazza Della Signoria staged every evening from mid-June until September.
  • Pay a visit to one of the many “celebrity” tombs in Santa Croce and Medici Chapel. Some of the famous names are Machiavelli, Galileo, Ghiberti, Michelangelo and Rossini.
  • Check out the sculptures at the Bargello Museum that was once a jail and it contains some remarkable works by Michelangelo.
  • Enjoy sights of famous monuments such as the Baptistery, the Campanile and The Museo dell' Opera from the Piazza San Giovanni and the Piazza del Duomo.
  • The Museo is known for the famous unfinished artwork of Michelangelo. Various other great and spectacular statues are on display at the Museo.
  • The impressive Bronze doors along with the amazing mosaics in the interior of the monument are some of the striking features of the Baptistery.
  • Visit Uffizi gallery, the greatest landmark of Renaissance art in the world.
  • Gaze at the architectural masterpiece, the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore

Free Things to Do In FLORENCE

  • For those who love flowers, make your way to The Flower Market on a Thursday, at Piazza della Repubblica.
  • Check out the large statue of a wild boar at Mercato Nuovo, as is a tradition among Florence tourists, the boar’s snout is rubbed for good luck.
  • If you want to get a bird’s eye view of this wondrous city, get to Piazzale Michelangelo, situated above a hill.
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