Sights & Attractions in Florence

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Name Category Location
 
Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
Michelangelo the architect was every bit as original as Michelangelo...
Libraries San Lorenzo and Beyond
 
Campanile
The Gothic bell tower designed by Giotto (circa 1266–1337) is...
Architectural Sites The Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio
 
Casa Buonarroti
If you are really enjoying walking in the footsteps of the great...
Museums / Galleries Santa Croce
 
Giardino Bardini
Garden lovers, those who crave a view, and those who enjoy a...
Military Sites The Oltrarno
 
Mercato Centrale
Some of the food at this huge, two-story market hall is remarkably...
Markets / Bazaars San Lorenzo and Beyond
 
Mercato Nuovo
The open-air loggia, built in 1551, teems with souvenir stands...
Markets / Bazaars The Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio
 
Museo Bardini
The 19th-century collector and antiquarian Stefano Bardini turned...
Museums / Galleries The Oltrarno
 
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
At press time, the museum was undergoing some serious expansion...
Museums / Galleries The Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio
 
Museo di Casa Martelli
The wealthy Martelli family, long associated with the all-powerful...
Museums / Galleries San Lorenzo and Beyond
 
Museo Salvatore Ferragamo
If there's such a thing as a temple for footwear, this is it...
Museums / Galleries Santa Maria Novella to the Arno
 
Museo Stibbert
Federico Stibbert (1838–1906), born in Florence to an Italian...
Museums / Galleries Santa Maria Novella to the Arno
 
Orsanmichele
This multipurpose structure began as an 8th-century oratory and...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) The Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio
 
Palazzo Davanzati
The prestigious Davanzati family owned this 14th-century palace...
Castles / Palaces The Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio
 
Palazzo Medici-Riccardi
The main attraction of this palace, begun in 1444 by Michelozzo...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces San Lorenzo and Beyond
 
Palazzo Strozzi
The Strozzi family built this imposing palazzo in an attempt...
Houses / Mansions Santa Maria Novella to the Arno
 
Palazzo Vecchio
Florence's forbidding, fortresslike city hall was begun in 1299...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces The Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio
 
Piazza della Repubblica
The square marks the site of the ancient forum that was the core...
Squares The Duomo to the Ponte Vecchio
 
Santa Felicita
This late-baroque church (its facade was remodeled between 1736...
Religious Sites The Oltrarno
 
Santissima Annunziata
Dating from the mid-13th century, this church was restructured...
Religious Sites San Lorenzo and Beyond
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