Florence Sights

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Santa Maria Novella

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The facade of this church looks distinctly clumsy by later Renaissance standards, and with good reason: it is an architectural hybrid.

Santa Maria del Carmine

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The Cappella Brancacci, at the end of the right transept of this church, houses a masterpiece of Renaissance painting: a fresco cycle...

Santa Trinita

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Started in the 11th century by Vallombrosian monks and originally Romanesque in style, the church underwent a Gothic remodeling during...

Santissima Annunziata

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Dating from the mid-13th century, this church was restructured in 1447 by Michelozzo, who gave it an uncommon (and lovely) entrance cloister...

Santo Spirito

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The plain, unfinished facade gives nothing away, but the interior, although it appears chilly compared with later churches, is one of...

Sinagoga

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Jews were well settled in Florence by the end of the 14th century, but by 1570 they were required to live within the large "ghetto,"...

Villa Demidoff

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Francesco I de' Medici commissioned the multitalented Bernardo Buontalenti in 1568 to build a villa and a grandiose park to accompany...

Villa Gamberaia

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Villa Gamberaia was the 15th-century country home of Matteo di Domenico Gamberelli, the father of Renaissance sculptors Bernardo, Antonio,...

Villa La Petraia

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The gardens of Villa La Petraia sit high above the Arno. The villa was built around a medieval tower and reconstructed after it was purchased...

Villa di Castello

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Villa di Castello was bought in 1477 by Lorenzo and Giovanni di Pierfrancesco de' Medici and restructured by Cosimo I in the 16th century.

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