Sights & Attractions in Florence


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Name Category Location
American Military Cemetery
About 8 km (5 mi) south of Florence on the...
Cemeteries Santa Croce
Badia Fiorentina
Originally endowed by Willa, Marquess of...
Religious Sites Around the Duomo
Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
Michelangelo the architect was every bit as...
Libraries San Lorenzo
The Gothic bell tower designed by Giotto (circa...
Architectural Sites Around the Duomo
Casa Buonarroti
If you are really enjoying walking in the...
Museums / Galleries Santa Croce
Cenacolo del Foligno
This delightful Last Supper, executed sometime in...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Santa Maria Novella
Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia
The frescoes of the refectory of a former...
Religious Sites San Lorenzo
The incredible Carthusian complex was largely...
Religious Sites The Oltrarno
Chiostro dello Scalzo
Often overlooked, this small, peaceful...
Religious Sites San Lorenzo
Cimitero degli Inglesi
Familiarly known as the English Cemetery, this is...
Cemeteries Santa Croce
Colonna della Giustizia
In the center of Piazza Santa Trinita is this...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Santa Maria Novella
Croce al Trebbio
In 1338 the Dominican friars (the Dominican...
Neighborhoods / Streets Santa Maria Novella
Giardino Bardini
Garden lovers, those who crave a view, and those...
Military Sites The Oltrarno
Le Cascine
In the 16th century this vast park belonged to...
Parks Santa Maria Novella
Mercato Centrale
Some of the food at this huge, two-story market...
Markets / Bazaars San Lorenzo
Mercato Nuovo
The open-air loggia, built in 1551, teems with...
Markets / Bazaars Around the Duomo
Museo Archeologico
Of the Etruscan, Egyptian, and Greco-Roman...
Museums / Galleries San Lorenzo
Museo Bardini
The 19th-century collector and antiquarian...
Museums / Galleries The Oltrarno
Museo dei Ragazzi
Florence's "Children's Museum" may be the...
Museums / Galleries Around the Duomo
Museo del Cenacolo
This way-off-the-beaten-path museum (the name...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Santa Croce
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
At press time, the museum was undergoing some...
Museums / Galleries Around the Duomo
Museo dell'Opificio delle Pietre Dure
Adjacent to this fascinating small museum is an...
Museums / Galleries San Lorenzo
Museo di Casa Martelli
The wealthy Martelli family, long associated with...
Museums / Galleries San Lorenzo
Museo Galileo
Although it tends to be obscured by the...
Museums / Galleries Around the Duomo
Museo Horne
Englishman Herbert P. Horne (1864–1916),...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces, Architectural Sites, Historic Districts / Sites Santa Croce
Museo Marino Marini
A 21-foot-tall bronze horse and rider, one of the...
Museums / Galleries Santa Maria Novella
Museo Nazionale Alinari della Fotografia
Housed in part of what was once an ancient...
Museums / Galleries Santa Maria Novella
Museo Salvatore Ferragamo
If there's such a thing as a temple for footwear,...
Museums / Galleries Santa Maria Novella
Museo Stibbert
Federico Stibbert (1838–1906), born in...
Museums / Galleries Santa Maria Novella
The Umiliati owned this architectural...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue), Religious Sites Santa Maria Novella
Oratorio dei Buonomini di San Martino
Founded in 1441 by Antoninus, Bishop of...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Around the Duomo
This multipurpose structure began as an...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Around the Duomo
Ospedale Santa Maria Nuova
Folco Portinari, the father of Dante's Beatrice,...
Hospitals Around the Duomo
Palazzo Davanzati
The prestigious Davanzati family owned this...
Castles / Palaces Around the Duomo
Palazzo Medici-Riccardi
The main attraction of this palace, begun in...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces San Lorenzo
Palazzo Rucellai
Architect Leon Battista Alberti (1404–72)...
Castles / Palaces Santa Maria Novella
Palazzo Strozzi
The Strozzi family built this imposing palazzo...
Houses / Mansions Santa Maria Novella
Palazzo Vecchio
Florence's forbidding, fortresslike city hall was...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Around the Duomo
Piazza dei Ciompi
Now the site of a daily flea market, this piazza...
Squares Santa Croce
Piazza della Repubblica
The square marks the site of the ancient forum...
Squares Around the Duomo
San Michele Visdomini
Aficionados of 16th-century mannerism should...
Religious Sites Around the Duomo
Named for the Bishop of Milan, this 10th-century...
Religious Sites Santa Croce
Santa Felicita
This late-baroque church (its facade was...
Religious Sites The Oltrarno
Santa Maria Maddalena dei Pazzi
One of Florence's hidden treasures, a cool and...
Religious Sites San Lorenzo
Santissima Annunziata
Dating from the mid-13th century, this church was...
Religious Sites San Lorenzo


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