Palazzo Pitti10 Mar 2015

Palazzo Pitti

There is an enormous complex formed by Palazzo Pitti and Santo Spirito Basilica, south to Arno River. The palace is huge and you’ll need a full day if you want to see it all with no rush. The basilica didn’t have the same art wealth as other churches in Florence, but it’s an enjoyable visit in case you find it during the tour.

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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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