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Can't Miss Attractions in Florence

TOP 1
Santa Maria del Fiore
4.6/5
1,442 Reviews
Florence
681m from downtown
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"Florence has a "flower capital" of the beautiful name, romantic Xu Zhimo gave it a stunning translation of the "cold green", the Baihua Cathedral itself pink, squash green, cream marble decoration, for the church to add a charming appearance, The beautiful designs and decorations are like blooming flowers under the Florentine sky. When approaching the famous Cathedral of the Hundred Flowers of Our Lady, the macroscopic appearance is very striking and bright. There is no art not carved here. The Cathedral of the Hundred Flowers of Our Lady is listed as a World Heritage Site as part of the historic center of Florence."
Reasons to Recommend: Santa Maria del Fiore is the main church of the Catholic Archdiocese of Florence and the third largest cathedral in the world. It is the symbol of Florence and the tallest building in Florence. The church complex consists of the main church, the bell tower and the baptistery. It is not only large in scale, but also a representative building of the entire early Renaissance. The facade of the church is matched with bright red, dark green and white marble, which are assembled into geometric figures, which are very spectacular. It fully interprets the classical, elegant and free interpretations of the Renaissance, and it looks very solemn and peaceful from any angle. Exquisite, no wonder it is named "The Virgin of Flowers". In 1982 the cathedral was inscribed on the World Heritage List as part of the historic center of Florence. After entering the church dome, you can climb up to the dome from the small door next to it. You need to climb 463 steps. It is a relatively hard process. The aisle is very narrow and requires many turns; but when you climb to the top, you will suddenly become clear and you can overlook the whole city of Florence. Golden roofs, grey or white walls and narrow streets, as well as church bells chirping one after another. The roof of the church is not big, but the wind on it is not small, please pay attention to safety. It is worth mentioning that the inside of the big dome is the huge ceiling painting "Doomsday" painted by the 16th-century Florentine painter Giorgio Vasari, which can be enjoyed. In addition, there are frescoes "Giovanni Aguto Monument" on the walls of the church hall and "Dante and the Divine Comedy" painted to commemorate the 200th birthday of Dante, and reliefs are everywhere. The bell tower of the church is a Gothic building with a height of 85 meters. It consists of a six-story square structure stacked up into a column. The outer wall is covered with white marble, which is pure and elegant, bringing more momentum to the towering church. It is not an easy task to climb 414 steps to get to the clock tower. Directly opposite the Baptistery Church is the Baptistery, an octagonal building with its golden gate. Although it is called the Golden Gate, it is actually made of brass, which is still lifelike after more than 600 years. Michelangelo praised it as "the gate of heaven". There are ten reliefs on the Golden Gate, all of which are biblical stories. In order to protect the cultural relics, the management department kept the original in the museum of the cathedral, and now people see this 1:1 replica in the baptistery. Church Museum There is a museum in the Cathedral, which displays Michelangelo's Pieta and the Baptistery's real "Gate of Heaven" to the public. In addition, descending the stairs of the cathedral nave leads to the basement, which preserves the remains of the old church and the remains of Brunelleschi, the architect of this church, and the mosaic floor of early Christianity is also worth admiring. The construction of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Hundred Flowers varies in succession. The Baptistery is the old one, followed by the bell tower, and the dome of the church is the later completed part. The small square facing the main church is the Piazza San Giovanni (Piazzadi SanGiovanni), which is usually where tourists gather. There is also a square on the right side of the church, called Piazzadi Duomo, where there are some vendors selling souvenirs and painting stalls for tourists. There are many art galleries and shopping markets around the church, which are the essence of Florence, and you can go shopping together.
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TOP 2
Uffizi Gallery
4.7/5
1,032 Reviews
Florence
688m from downtown
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"The Uffiz Museum of Art is a world-famous painting museum. Because it is too famous, there are always long lines at the door. We have been waiting for a long line to get in. We were hungry in the middle. We also bought a sandwich "blind box". Why is it called a blind box? Because this sandwich shop also has a long line. Each guest can choose the ingredients and sauces according to their taste, all marked in Italian, we can't understand the ingredients, the sauces can't understand, I took the small blackboard at the door, chose the formula they recommended, the taste is still quite good. There are many famous paintings in the gallery. It is said that interested students can see them for a week. We belong to the level of the layman. It is recommended to see the museum of art galleries in Europe and the United States, to do a lot of homework in advance, otherwise really do not understand."
Reasons to Recommend: Adjacent to the Plaza Mayor, the Uffizi Gallery is one of the best in Italy and even in Europe. It exhibits the private collections of the Medici family, including Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus" and "Spring", Leonardo da Vinci Qi "Annunciation" and other works. The Uffizi Gallery was originally the official residence of the Medici family. It was built in 1560, and the entire huge palace-style building was not completed until 1581. Since Cosimo I, the Medici family has been keen on art and sponsored many masters, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Donatello, etc., so there are rich works of art by the masters here, and Most of the works of art collected by the Medici family for generations are also placed here. The entire art museum has more than 100,000 exhibits, and the collection is very extensive, covering almost the entire history of art, from ancient Greek sculptures to 18th century Venetian oil paintings. It is divided into more than 90 exhibition halls according to the creation time and creation genre. Among the many exquisite buildings in Florence, the appearance of the Uffizi Gallery is not eye-catching. The white main facade has three arched gates, which are simple and atmospheric. The Arno River flows quietly in front of the gate, which is quite artistic. Located on the second and third floors of the main building of the Uffizi Palace, the second floor is the National Library, which houses many rare documents about the city's history, as well as new exhibitions including paintings by Caravaggio, Reni and Nodi Room, the third floor is the essence of the art gallery. The collection of the Uffizi Gallery is amazing. If you want to see every exhibition hall, one day is not enough, so you can pre-select the artists you are interested in or the works of a certain period and visit them in a focused manner.
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TOP 3
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
4.5/5
333 Reviews
Florence
1.1km from downtown
长脸张少侠
"The Florence Academy of Fine Arts (Florence National Academy of Fine Arts) was founded in 1339, is the world's first Academy of Fine Arts, and is the highest art school in the world. The treasure of the town hall in the Academy's gallery is David Michelangelo, "The Image of David" is 3.96 meters high, together with the height of the base 5.5 meters, weight 5.5 tons, created 1501 years old. In the beautiful lines, the veins clearly visible, Michelangelo's ghost axes will be the human body of the beautiful display of the incisive, wood three points. The statue was erected in front of the Viccio Palace in the Piazza della Duo, but David's left arm was broken during a riot in the Piazza to avoid a repeat of the mistakes, and the statue of David was relocated here after its restoration in 1873. There are works of Venice-based Tuscan painters from the 14th to 18th centuries such as Giorgionne, Giovanni and Bellini, and also masterpieces of Italian art such as Titian's unfinished portrait of the Virgin Mary of Painting Jesus. Tickets: 12.5 Euro Time: 8:15-18:50 Location: Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50129 Firenze FI, Italian Bus: take the bus to Piazza Di San Marco Station, get off and walk about 50 meters south along Via Ricasoli Street to arrive"
Reasons to Recommend: Founded in 1562, the Florence Academy Art Gallery is an affiliated art gallery of the Florence Academy of Fine Arts, famous for Michelangelo's "Statue of David". Florence Academy of Fine Arts Founded in 1339, the Florence Academy of Fine Arts is a world-renowned art institution. Together with the Paris Academy of Fine Arts, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the St. Petersburg Repin Academy of Fine Arts, they are known as the four major art academies that have made great contributions to world art and have far-reaching influence. Titian, Galileo, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Agni, Dante, Vasari (who was also the first Rector) were all its alumni. Art Museum Collection The most famous exhibit in the Accademia Art Museum is Michelangelo's David statue. In addition, you can see its replicas in all the squares or exhibition halls in the streets and alleys of Florence. The statue of David was originally placed on the municipal square, but the man was so popular that the school had to move it indoors to protect him. In addition to the David statue, other exquisite works by Michelangelo are also displayed here. You can also see important paintings by many well-known alumni, as well as modern and modern student works. The Accademia Gallery is an integrated place of European painting art, with a collection of works by the Venetian Tuscan painters from the 14th to the 18th centuries, such as Giorgione, Giovanni and Bellini. In addition, there are masterpieces of Italian art such as Titian's unfinished "Portrait of the Virgin of the Lamentation of Jesus".
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TOP 4
Piazzale Michelangelo
4.6/5
527 Reviews
Florence
1.6km from downtown
QwertJQKA
"I'm so happy to share my cold Cui's healing moments I miss the day when I was carrying a beer and I was walking down the steps with three or two people to give the fiddler coins to the street. I came to Michelangelo Square to watch the band and enjoy the big picture"
Reasons to Recommend: Piazzale Michelangelo is located on the south bank of the Arno River, on the high ground at the southern end of downtown Florence. It is a good location for overlooking and photographing the beauty of Florence. Many tourists use it as the starting point for visiting Florence. Piazzale Michelangelo was built in 1869 by architect Giuseppe Poggi to commemorate the great Renaissance artist Michelangelo. Poggi also designed a gorgeous terrace, which is now a panoramic restaurant. It was originally planned to open a museum of Michelangelo's works here, but this plan failed to materialize. On the terrace wall is the following inscription: "The Florentine architect Giuseppe Poggi, here is his monument". Now Piazzale Michelangelo is a large parking lot. Most tourists come here to see the scenery of Florence. You can see the whole city: Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto Campanile, Bargello Museum , Old Bridge, etc. It is also a good location to watch the sunrise and sunset, when the sun rises or sets, the city of Florence glows with different brilliance.
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TOP 5
Ponte Vecchio
4.6/5
562 Reviews
Florence
539m from downtown
Lavender and Sun
"Vichio is located in Florence, Italy, Florence is the most famous world art capital, European cultural center, the birthplace of the European Renaissance movement, the birthplace of opera, world-famous cultural resort. The Vichio Bridge, built in 1345, is the oldest bridge in Florence."
Reasons to Recommend: The Old Bridge, also known as the Old Bridge, is a stone arch bridge built in the Middle Ages in Florence, Italy. It spans the Arno River and adjoins the Holy Trinity Bridge and the Bridge of Grace. Ponte Vecchio is also considered to be the oldest surviving stone-built closed spandrel arc arch bridge in Italy, and is one of the famous landmarks in Florence. There are still shops on the bridge to this day. The old bridge has a history of nearly a thousand years. Earlier, the shop on the old bridge was a butcher's shop. Because the Medici family hated the smell, it was transformed into a variety of jewelry stores. Now most of them are jewelry stores and tourist shops. Souvenir shop. It is said that the old bridge is the place where Dante met Beatrice, who he loves in his heart. Dante has only met her twice in total, but it happened on this old bridge. In order to express his deep love for the woman, he Dedicated to writing "New Life". Now many couples hang concentric locks on the railings of the bridge. It is said that by hanging the lock and throwing the key into the river, the couple will be able to love each other for a lifetime.
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TOP 6
Piazza della Signoria
4.6/5
532 Reviews
Florence
632m from downtown
长脸张少侠
"The "L" square in front of the old palace in Florence, Italy, is named after the old palace (the palace of the lord). It is the origin and history of the Republic of Florence, and still enjoys the reputation of the city's political center. This is a gathering place for Florentines and many tourists. It was a central square in ancient Rome, surrounded by theatres, baths and dyeing shops. The Piazza della Duomo, built in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, is considered one of Italy's most beautiful squares for its exquisite architecture. It has many sculptures and boutiques of Michelangelo's David (replica), the Fountain of the Sea God, Paltheus and Medusa. Tickets, time: No tickets and time limit address: P.za della Signoria, 50122 Firenze FI, Italian bus: take C2 to Condotta station and get off, pass Via delle Farine Street to Via della Condotta Street, walk about 100 meters to reach the square."
Reasons to Recommend: The Plaza Mayor has the reputation of an open-air sculpture museum, surrounded by the Uffizi Gallery, mercenary pavilions and numerous cafes and bars. The well-known Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is located just north of it, about 200 meters away, and can be reached on foot from the alley. After visiting the square, turn a corner to the nearby Uffizi Gallery. The name of the Plaza Mayor is closely related to the current town hall, the old palace of the Medici family. The Old Palace is still in use and is located in a conspicuous position in the square, still overlooking the entire square. After several renovations, its architectural style has obvious period features. The exterior features medieval architecture, and after becoming the official residence of the Grand Duke Cosimo I of the Medici family in the 16th century, the interior features Renaissance architecture. The entrance to the Palazzo Vecchio is decorated with the city coat of arms, and there are numerous sculptures in the hall on the first floor, including Michelangelo's Triumph. Inside is a museum and a council hall for five hundred people. The council hall is not allowed to visit, but the tower can be climbed to the top. The tower is 94 meters high, like a crown of the Palazzo Vecchio, from which you can overlook the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. There is a row of sculptures at the entrance of the Palazzo Vecchio. The most famous one is Michelangelo's "David", but the original work has been moved to the Florence Academy Gallery in 1873. To the left of the Palazzo Vecchio is the beautiful Langche loggia in late Gothic style. It houses a group of important sculptures, among which is a Perseus by Benoto Cellini. "Perseus" is a bronze sculpture depicting a fit young man holding a bloody Medusa's head aloft in his left hand, a knife in his right, and his left leg bent. The enemy's body is at his feet. The high base of the sculpture and the intricate pattern engraving show the author's skill. On the right side of the Old Palace is the "Poseidon Fountain". On the two-wheeled chariot in the middle of the pool stands a huge white statue of Poseidon, the god of the sea. There are also colorful bronze statues around the pool. To the north of the pond stands the equestrian statue of Cosimo I of the Medici family, created by Chapter Bologna, which bears witness to more Florentine history than anything else here. The square is surrounded by simple historical buildings. Passing through the Town Hall Square in the evening, you can hear the performers playing the violin. The sound of the piano wafts and is intoxicating. When there are many tourists in summer, there will be entertainers dancing in the square.
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TOP 7
Palazzo Pitti
4.5/5
239 Reviews
Florence
674m from downtown
fooler0809
"Walking through the old bridge is a little bit here, this is a family palace, without lack of pride, received the Florence city culture, accumulating a lot of artwork, it seems more elegant."
Reasons to Recommend: Palazzo Pitti in Florence is a Renaissance palace built by the Pitti family and now consists of the Royal Apartments, Palatine Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, Boboli Gardens, Costume Museum, Porcelain Museum and Silver Museum composition. The Pitti Palace is located on the south bank of the Arno River, very close to the Old Bridge and can be reached in about 10 minutes. Palazzo Pitti was originally the residence of the Florentine banker Luca Pitti, later purchased by the Medici family and served as the main residence of the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Over the generations, the Pitti Palace has stored a large amount of paintings, jewels and valuable treasures. Later, in the late 18th century, the Pitti Palace was used as the center of Napoleon Bonaparte's power, and the unified new Italian royal family also briefly lived here. The palace and the collection were later donated to the Italian people and opened to the public as the largest art gallery in Florence. From the central courtyard of the palace, you can first access the Royal Apartments on the right. It was a series of rooms that were incredibly ornately furnished and housed, each with a different dominant colour, from teal to deep burgundy, colourful, rich and luxurious. The roofs of many rooms have frescoes painted with myths and legends, where the Medici family lived and entertained guests. Palatine Gallery The Palatine Gallery is located on the left side of the first floor of the Pitti Palace and was originally the residence of the Grand Duke of the Medici. The works of many well-known artists from the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods are exhibited here, including Raphael, Caravaggio, Rubens, Titian, etc. Although not as famous as the Uffizi Gallery, for tourists who love Renaissance art, the famous masterpieces in the Pitti Palace are not to be missed. The museum consists of 28 rooms, each room is equipped with a guide book, which introduces the author, theme and brief content of each work in the room. After reading, you can put it back on the shelf. The private collection here is all framed and hung in a lavishly designed palace from the 17th century, and the paintings echo the background, which is also a visual feast. The exhibits here are not classified according to the artist or the age of the works like other art galleries, but try to retain the original style. Therefore, when visiting, you will find that there may not be many rules to follow, and the works of the same artist may be scattered in different rooms. It is said that there are a total of 11 original Raphael works in the collection, mainly small portraits. Raphael is known for being good at painting the Virgin, and here is his classic "The Virgin in the Chair". The prototype of "Girl in a Shawl" is Raphael's lover. This painting can be called Raphael's version of "Mona Lisa". The girl in the painting is dressed in a luxurious dress and white gauze, revealing a mysterious Smile. Caravaggio's works can also be found in galleries, and these paintings once again prove his good use of light and shadow. If Raphael is the representative of the Renaissance, Caravaggio is the representative of the Baroque period. His life is full of legends, his personality is bright and flamboyant, and he is always on the run. "Sleeping Cupid" and "Tooth Puller" are his works on the run. Botticelli's "Simonetta the Beautiful", Titian's "Philip II of Spain", and Rubens' "Four Philosophers" are all exhibited here. After visiting the Palatine Museum of Modern Art, you can go straight to the Modern Art Museum on the second floor. It used to be the library of the Medici family in the Pitti Palace. Now it shows Italy from the 19th century to before the First World War. Art works, the exhibits are mainly paintings, and there are also a few sculptures. In order to facilitate the interpretation of the audience, works with the same theme will be grouped. As soon as I entered the door, I saw a neoclassical work. The representative of the sculpture was "The Abandoned Psyche" created by the neoclassical sculptor Pietro. Psyche's head drooped slightly, and his eyes revealed sadness. The sad scene when she was abandoned by Cupid. One of the more representative paintings is "The Duke of Athens Expelled from Florence" by Stefano. The painting depicts Gualtieri, Duke of Athens, being driven away by the Florentines in 1343. Boboli Garden If you choose Boboli Garden, you can go to the silverware museum on the first floor first. Although the name is Silverware Museum, it actually displays treasures of various materials, including various amber, ivory and hard stone pieces collected by the Medici family. For example, the crown produced by Cartier in 1900 contains amethyst and diamonds. and platinum. Then visit the Costume Exhibition Hall, which displays thousands of costumes and jewelry from the 16th century to the 20th century. It is also a museum in Italy that displays fashion in different periods. Exhibits rotate every 2-3 years. The museum is also a constantly updated museum, and many private collectors also donate their collections to the museum. In the corridors of the Pitti Palace, you can see the Boboli Gardens behind the palace through the windows. The Boboli Garden is a world-renowned ancient Roman-style gardening garden. In the early 14th century, the Boboli Gardens was the private courtyard of the Medici family, where they held grand musical parties during festivals. After the purchase of the garden by Cosimo I and his wife, it has been renovated and expanded many times over the generations to get what it is today. There are many sculptures in the garden, like an open-air museum. The amphitheater goes up the stone steps, first to the amphitheatre. The Egyptian obelisk standing in the middle of the theater and the Roman stone basin in front of it were moved from the Medici Villa in Rome. The surrounding stands are decorated with different statues. That year, the Medici family held a grand performance here. Walking down the steps to the end, you can see Sebastian Salvini's work "Goddess of Harvest". The goddess holds gilded ears of wheat in her hands, blessing the farmers with good harvests and blessings for the rulers here. From an elevated position at the southern end of the garden, there is a splendid panorama of the palace as well as views of the Florentine countryside. A vast Tuscan pastoral scenery is presented in front of your eyes, making people sigh that the garden designers have combined artificial and natural so beautifully. If you don't enter the garden at the Pitti Palace, you can only say that you have missed the natural beauty of Florence. There is a small house on the top platform. It used to be the place where the owner rested on the mountain. Now it is a porcelain museum. There are many fine china from the East in the museum.
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TOP 8
Giotto's Bell Tower
4.6/5
291 Reviews
Florence
649m from downtown
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"Florence is the capital of Tuscany, the birthplace of the Renaissance and the cradle of modern Western art. The name gives a feeling of full artistic feeling, walking in the old town that has not changed for centuries, and every corner exudes artistic charm. Here are quaint and beautiful churches, famous museums, galleries and countless art treasures. What you have to do in Florence: 1 Scene: The narrow spiral stairway in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Our Lady: 800 steps, the old city is a panoramic view. 2. Step up the Giotto Bell Tower: The bell tower is next to the church, and the best angle for the red dome of the Baihua Cathedral is here. Just climbed the church dome, and then climbed the 400 steps to the bell tower, all have good physical strength. Uffizi Gallery: Buy a Chinese version of the guidebook at the entrance, and print it in fine print and text. Do your homework in advance and select the famous collections: Paul Uchero's Battle of San Romano, Potticelli's Popular Works Spring and the Birth of Venus, Titian's Urbinovinas, The Flower God, Raphael's Virgin Mary, Strogs' portrait, Da Vinci's Angelic Joy, the Worship of the Three Drs. Oriental, Caravaggio's Medusa, Bacchus, etc. 4. The Art Gallery of the Faculty of Florence: Michelangelo's David Statue, a handsome man who must be seen at the scene. 5. The Medicil Family Chapel: Michelangelo's Day and Night, Morning and Statue of the Dawn. 6. Michelangelo Square watches the sunset, the city of the cold green under the sunset, the bridge of Vichio and the river of Arno are full of romantic poetry and painting."
Reasons to Recommend: Giotto's Bell Tower is the bell tower of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. It is located on the edge of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Opposite the bell tower is the octagonal baptistery. So from the front of the main church, it has a small street square composed of the baptistery and the bell tower. After visiting the cathedral, you can climb the Giotto Bell Tower. The bell tower is 85 meters high and has 414 steps. The exterior wall is covered with white marble, which is pure and elegant, bringing more momentum to the towering church. The clock tower is divided into 5 floors. The first floor is a closed structure without windows. The decorative panels on this floor are more exquisite. On the second floor, there are 4 small niche statues and 4 false niches carved on all sides. The third and fourth floors have two herringbone neo-Gothic windows on each side, and the fifth floor also has neo-Gothic spiral stone column windows. Since the stairs of the clock tower are narrow and there are many people climbing, it is recommended to consider your own physical strength and do what you can. But when you climb up the bell tower, you can see the streets of Florence's old town and the iconic red dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
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TOP 9
Palazzo Vecchio
4.5/5
202 Reviews
Florence
682m from downtown
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"The Palazzo Viccio (Palazzo Vecchio, Italian for "Old Palace") is the city hall of Florence, Italy. It overlooks the Piazza della Palazzo (Piazza della Signoria), is the historical center of Florence, and the main place of the origin and history of the Republic of Florence, and still maintains its reputation as the focus of city politics."
Reasons to Recommend: Palazzo Vecchio, also known as Palazzo Vecchio, is located in the Plaza Mayor and was the town hall of the Florentine Republic in the past. The entrance to the building is decorated with the city coat of arms and a replica of Michelangelo's famous sculpture "David". The 16th-century Salon dei Cinquecento (Salonedei Cinquecento) on the second floor of the building used to be the meeting room of the Florentine Republic. It was decorated with Bazzari paintings. The 13th-century Salon dei Duecento (SalonedeiDuecento) on the third floor was decorated with exquisite domes and woven maps of Florence at that time. The tapestries (made in the 16th century) are of artistic value. Climb to the top of the tower for a panoramic view of the whole of Florence.
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TOP 10
Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence
4.5/5
327 Reviews
Florence
1.2km from downtown
fooler0809
"Santa Croce is also a typical church in Florence, with white as the background and the green facade as a pattern of painted colors. The square of this church should be the largest in the city, so it is very upright."
Reasons to Recommend: The Church of the Holy Cross is located in the Holy Cross Square. It is the largest St. Francis Church in the world. Its exquisite architectural structure provides the architectural blueprint for the later European Catholic churches. The Basilica of Santa Croce is also known as "the Pantheon of Italy", where 276 great Italians such as Galileo, Michelangelo, Machievilla and Marconi are buried. The church is also decorated with exquisite masterpieces by many art masters, which can be called the condensed essence of Renaissance architecture and art. The French writer Stendhal once wrote: "Slowly, the Church of the Holy Cross gradually appeared in front of me. My My heart began to feel uneasy... My whole body seemed to lose strength, and every step I took seemed to be about to fall." This is where "Stendhal Syndrome" comes from. Santa Croce was built in 1924 and designed by Florentine architect Arnolfo DiCambio. The Gothic facade seen now was built on the occasion of the centenary of Dante's birth in the 19th century. On the side stands a statue of Dante. Colorful marbles of different shapes adorn the grand façade, and the top of the main entrance has a large satellite pattern designed by Jewish architect Matas.
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TOP 11
House of Dante
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Florence
732m from downtown
118***20
"Dante's former home, a small, unremarkable house in Florence, was famous for the birth of Dante, the great Renaissance pioneer, and was opened by the government as a museum to commemorate the great man. The house houses some Dante publications, portraits of family members and family scenes of the time, and the Dante library, which houses books and literature on Dante published around the world, holds seminars on Dante from time to time."
Reasons to Recommend: Dante is a great poet in the early years of the Italian Renaissance, famous for his masterpieces "The Divine Comedy" and "The New Life". Its old house is located in an alley in the ancient city of Florence. The medieval tower houses are ordinary and inconspicuous, and have now been converted into museums. There is a museum in Dante's former residence, which is divided into three floors, showing Dante's life, displaying some of Dante's works, family picture albums, and Dante's family scenes at that time.
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TOP 12
Mercato Centrale
4.4/5
50 Reviews
Florence
732m from downtown
小鱼儿2015
"The central market is also a pretty good place to play, this market environment and area is quite large, you can see a lot of shops are open air, the household commonly used things are simple."
Reasons to Recommend: The Central Market is located near the Church of San Lorenzo and is a very conspicuous huge green building. From the entrances on both sides of the market, or from the elevator in the center of the first floor of the market, a huge food city comes into view. The interior of the central market is paved with stone aisles, and there are many large arched windows, which allow the outdoor sunlight to directly shine on the interior and provide good lighting.
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TOP 13
Medici Riccardi Palace
4.5/5
89 Reviews
Florence
777m from downtown
莲子99
"The courtyard can be entered casually. The interior and exterior of the Medici family mansion look very low-key, but the waistline design of the building is very particular when looking carefully, and the courtyard is also very neat. It feels that the Medici family is indeed more restrained. noble."
Reasons to Recommend: The Medici-Ricardi Palace is the home of the Medici family. It has no decoration at all and is very simple. Highlights include "The Journey of the Three Sages" in the chapel and the ceiling fresco "Allegory of Divine Wisdom" in the hall. From 1460, it was the residence of the Medici family for about 100 years. Now the interior of the palace has been opened up as a small museum and exhibition room for a fee.
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TOP 14
New Virgin Mary Church
4.5/5
97 Reviews
Florence
416m from downtown
fooler0809
"It is located opposite the Florence station, so you can see it when you are on the train. The facade elements and style are the same as those of the Santa Maria del Fiore, which should be mutual reference. Indoor frescoes are treasures, but tickets are required."
Reasons to Recommend: Santa Maria Novella is a basilica in Florence and the base of the Dominican Order in Florence. It was built in the late 13th century but completed in the 15th century. One of the more wonderful frescoes inside is the "Trinity" created by painter Masaccio using mathematical proportions.
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TOP 15
The Boboli Gardens
4.5/5
134 Reviews
Florence
950m from downtown
小鱼儿2015
"The private courtyard of the Italian legendary family Bopolis, a huge area, is also a nice garden view of the old town, where many people are maintained and can visit in an external environment."
Reasons to Recommend: The Boboli Gardens, located in the Pitti Palace, are classic ancient Roman gardens. Designed and built by the famous designer Tribolo in 1565, it was the private courtyard of the famous Medici family at that time. Every grand festival, the Medici family will hold a grand and gorgeous party in the garden. The Boboli Garden is built against the slopes and hills behind the Pitti Palace. Its unique geographical location makes it different from most European gardens, which pay attention to neatness and symmetry. On the left, garden paths, fountains, beautiful sculptures and caves are arranged according to the travel route. This Italian-style court garden design and layout has also become the blueprint for many European court garden designs. Walking along the trails is like reliving the luxurious outdoor life in the palace back then. When you reach the Belvedere Fortress on the top of the mountain, you can overlook the red dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and have a panoramic view of the entire city of Florence. In June 2013, the Boboli Gardens and 13 other gardens and villas of the Medici family were added to the World Heritage List.
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Museo Nazionale del Bargello
4.4/5
74 Reviews
Florence
807m from downtown
fooler0809
"A particularly beautiful gallery, reminiscent of the Palais des Consuls. Design is also a reserved and non-destructive element. The interior is mostly sculptured, and many of the most famous treasures are here, and the Dionysus is a very important work."
Reasons to Recommend: Located in the center of Florence, the Bargello Museum is one of the oldest buildings in Florence and the second largest national museum in Florence. God and Donatello's David. The Bargello Museum is a tall building with a bell tower. This building began in 1255, and was originally the seat of the municipal government of Florence, so it was also called the People's Palace, and later became the headquarters of the police force, and Bargello was the name of a police force chief. In the 18th century, it was turned into a prison where the unfortunate people were tortured and sanctioned. In 1865, it was changed to the National Museum of Italy, and later became an art gallery. The first thing you see when you enter the art gallery is a courtyard, where various sculptures are placed, such as the Venus fountain, the emperor's coronation, and the cannon of St. Paul with the head of St. Paul. The pattern on the ceiling of the corridor is very interesting and is drawn with the large satellite as the basic element. There is a well in the courtyard, which used to be the gallows, where the prisoners would be escorted to be tried. The first floor is dominated by works from the late 15th century to the 16th century, including Michelangelo's Bacchus. It is said that this is the first work Michelangelo was commissioned when he debuted at the age of 21. The god of wine here is holding a wine glass in his hand, and he seems to have a bunch of fresh grapes on his head, and he looks very drunk. Another of Michelangelo's works, the bas-relief "The Virgin and Child" that he completed early, is also here. This is a disc with the Virgin and Infant Saint John carved on it. In addition, there is Giambologna's "Mercury" in the exhibition hall. Mercury in the sculpture was a messenger of messages to the gods and a protector of medicine, travelers, merchants, and thieves. Most of his images are of a hat with wings on his head, flying shoes with wings on his feet, and holding a wand wrapped around two snakes. There is also a bust of Bernini based on his mistress. The second floor displays works from the late 14th century to the 15th century, represented by the works of Donatello, the author of "The Statue of David". On the second floor is a bronze statue of David from 1430-1432, said to be the first to revive the ancient tradition of nude statues. The muscles of this David are very relaxed, the lines are clear, and the structure of the human body is reasonable. He is completely the image of a childish teenager, with elegant posture and vivid expression. There is a platform outside the exhibition hall on the second floor, where there are many small sculptures, which are said to have been moved from the Medici villa. From the platform, you can look up to see the bell tower and the jagged roof. The walls are mottled and dark, and the heaviness of history is reflected here. On the third floor there is a room with glazed ceramics by the sculptor Giovanni della Robbia, and a room named after the sculptor Verrozio, which displays his bronze "David" Portrait" and many Florentine portraits by 15th-century artists. Of course, the medals, textiles, tapestries, ivory fabrics, silverware, armor and coins of the Medici family can also be admired here.
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Fountain of Neptune
4.5/5
109 Reviews
Florence
663m from downtown
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"The Fountain of Neptune is located on the famous Piazza della Signoria in Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio. Neptune is the god of the sea in Roman mythology, which is Poseidon in Greek mythology. The Poseidon in this Poseidon fountain stands on a high base in the middle of the octagonal fountain. Around the base are mythical figures and Cupid. However, this statue is actually a reproduction, and the original is kept in the Italian National Museum"
Reasons to Recommend: The Poseidon Fountain is located on the Municipal Square and was designed by VecchioAmmannati. Seahorses, half-humans, half-beasts, river gods, etc. surround the giant Poseidon. It is especially beautiful under the lights at night.
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Arno River
4.4/5
182 Reviews
Florence
128m from downtown
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"The Arno, the largest and most famous river in central Italy, originated in the Apennines, which runs through the famous Florence and Pisa. The river has historically flooded both cities, most recently in 1966."
Reasons to Recommend: The Arno River, or the Arno River, is a river in the Tuscany region of Italy. Apart from the Tiber River, the Arno River is one of the rivers in central Italy. It runs through the old city of Florence and is the mother river of Florence. There are four centuries-old bridges on the river.
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Basilica di San Lorenzo
4.4/5
93 Reviews
Florence
643m from downtown
fooler0809
"The Lorenzo Chapel is the church of the Lorenzo family, as well as the family chapel. The Lorenzo family is the same famous family in Florence and the Medici family. The church is very low-key and calm. The surface mechanism is a popular element at that time."
Reasons to Recommend: The Church of San Lorenzo is a Medici family church, consisting of 3 eras with different architectural styles (the old sacristy built by Brunieneschi, the new sacristy built by Michelangelo, the 17th century of the Sovereign Chapel). The church was built in AD 393. After 1095 years and two expansions in 1461, it was completed in 1740 and became what it is now. During the period, Michelangelo designed its front, the exterior is made of white marble, and the exterior façade is made of concave and convex gray bricks, which is unique and unpretentious. Brunieneschi laid it out so that the historic church became a reference for Italian churches. The old sacristy belongs to the neoclassical style of the early renaissance, abandoning superfluous decorations, and is full of elegant and clear atmosphere. To enter the new sacristy, you need to detour to the Medici Chapel behind the church, which houses 9 statues of Michelangelo. From the elegant courtyard to the second floor through the steps designed by Michelangelo, is the San Lorenzo Library, which houses a total of 10,000 ancient books collected by the Medici family. Almost all members of the Medici family are buried in the church cemetery.
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Museo dell'Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore
4.5/5
93 Reviews
Florence
840m from downtown
小鱼儿2015
"The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is the most important historical protection unit here. The entire cathedral is a very huge structure. This museum is also a historic and well-visited area. You must get up to see the situation."
Reasons to Recommend: The Cathedral Museum has a collection of works of art from the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's Bell Tower, and the Baptistery of San Giovanni. From the end of the 19th century, these works of art and valuable architectural components that were originally displayed in churches and outdoors were concentrated in museums for better protection. As churches, bell towers and baptistery took hundreds of years to build, these works of art and architectural components have become a good teaching material for a complete understanding of the development and changes of Florentine plastic art during the Renaissance.
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