Uffizi Gallery11 Mar 2015

Uffizi Gallery

During our stay in Florence we visited three of the most important museums in the city: Uffizi Gallery, the Academy Museum and Galileo Museum. In this post we’ll talk about Uffizi Gallery. This is one of the most famous museums all over the world because of its great collection of paintings and sculptures from Trecento and Renaissance periods. It holds some of the most important masterpieces of all time from Italian artists like Gioto, Botticelli,

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Piazza della Signoria3 Mar 2015

Piazza della Signoria

There is a mandatory spot to visit between Piazza del Duomo and Ponte Vecchio: Piazza della Signoria. Here you’ll find the amazing Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace), some Renaissance sculptures like the David from Michelangelo (but this one here is just a copy), the Fountain of Neptune and the rear façade of Uffizi Gallery. There’s no need to specifically plan a visit to Piazza della Signoria. Sooner or later you’ll find it if you’re walking in

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Ponte Vecchio2 Mar 2015

The Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio is the symbol of Florence and one of the most famous images of the city in the entire world. It was built in 1345 and it is one of the few bridges with hanging houses, like Ponte Rialto in Venice. We walked by Ponte Vecchio on several times during our journey in Florence. You can literally breathe the history in their stones and the shops keep some medieval charm, thanks to the windows

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