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City Focus - Florence
by Kevin H • June 02, 2016

Florence Cathedral Gothic Architecture Italy

Nestled in the Italian region of Tuscany sits Florence.  A city of incredible architecture and beauty.  Florence is the birthplace of Renaissance. The streets are lined with examples of Medieval, Roman and Gothic architecture.  It's home to the Uffizi gallery and the Ponte Vecchio and is a must see if you visit Italy.

 Ponte Vecchio Arno River Florence Italy

The Ponte Vecchio ("Old Bridge") spans the Arno river and still has shops that you can browse for souvenirs.

  Baptistery of San Giovanni Florence Italy

The Florence Baptistery is a religious building and one of the oldest in Florence. It was constructed between 1059 and 1128 in the Florentine Romanesque style.

 

tour streets Florence Italy
Wander the streets of Florence to soak in the culture and admire the architecture.

 

Giotto's Belltower Florence Italy Tourism
Giotto's Campanile is part of a complex of buildings that make up Florence Cathedral in the Piazza del Duomo.

 

Searching for Utopia Art Florence
Old meets new in the form of an exhibit by the Belgian artist Jan Fabre.  "Searching for Utopia" is part of a series of works that are being displayed in Florence until October 2nd 2016.

 

Florence Cathedral Interior
The interior to the Florence Cathedral is every bit as spectacular as the exterior.

 

Tour Florence by Bike
There's no better way to see the city than an organised bike tour around Florence.

 

Thanks to Laura Masi for the great images of her hometown of Florence.  You can follow Laura on her social media outlets:

 

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