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“historic center”(26 reviews)
“ponte vecchio”(72 reviews)
“every corner”(24 reviews)
That part of Florence situated between Piazza San Marco, Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Santa Croce, and Santo Spirito, filled with up-scale and expensive shops.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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50122, Florence, Italy
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All reviews historic center ponte vecchio every corner narrow streets most beautiful cities wander around arno river gelato uffizi gallery pitti palace tourists architecture firenze stroll renaissance beauty culture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Florence is one of the towns where you can just walk and walk, there is no need for public transport unless you want to go to the outskirts. The centre is very pretty and as we visited in November it wasn't too busy, but can't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truly the birthplace of the Renaissance. In such a small area, you see art everywhere. The spirit of the Florentine geniuses permeates the place. Marvel at the museums, the churches, the squares, the bridges, the palaces, the monasteries, and the outdoor art and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank margaretc007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Florence's centro storico is an open museum. So many historical buildings, statues, piazze.What you should do is stroll, learn, see. The entire city is waiting for you to explore and love it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ElliTravelTaste
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a lot to see around the historical center. You could spend a day on each historical place or building an learn about their rich history. But the places are really crowded. Also the entrances to the main sightseeing spots are high.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Diana R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit , with the right amount of time, of the Centro Storico of this beautiful city, is something you simply cannot pass. Still holding some 30-40% of all the monuments related to the italian Rissorgimento, the city breaths culture. As well as beauty, for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This city is really lovely and amazing. It is comfortable for walking around only with paper map in your hand.City wifi for connection is available too. All monuments are such amazing and you can see them again and again. Ice cream,coffee and pizza are everywhere....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gabi H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's incredible that there's so much exquisite art and architecture altogether within such a small space. It's absolutely magical and I have to go again soon. Once just isn't enough.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 503dr
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Spent three days wandering around here. Crowded for sure, but the buildings and museums are to die for. Top tip - plan your visit and book the major sights in advance or you'll go from one multi-hour queue to another.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Con53
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Going to Florence in June/July/August is a MAJOR mistake! Go in early spring March/April or autumn (Sept/Oct) There are still enough tourists to sometimes rub you the wrong way, but not enough to drown the town. This gem of a medevial town, center of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CU_Karin
Reviewed 20 October 2018

This is the historic center of Florence; what does that mean? It means (for UNESCO World Heritage site identification and everyone else) that this is a collection of the most important of the city's heritage collections. This is where its medieval heart still beats. Where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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Response from Noname08 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay, shops pretty much open everywhere and every day