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Bathed in stunning Renaissance art and architecture, deeply immersed with rich cultural heritage, palatable cuisine and impeccable wine, it’s easy to fall in love with Florence, the Tuscan capital of Italy. Also known as Firenze, visit this romantic city to see well-preserved marbled basilicas and museums that house sculptures by Botticcelli and Michelangelo. Alternatively, you can also let your taste buds take you on a food and wine tour of the region. Whatever activity you want to experience, there will be countless tourist spots in Florence for you to explore.

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

Possibly the shining crown of the city and one of the top attractions in Florence, Italy, the Santa Maria del Fiore is an impressive building that was built in the 13th century and took almost 200 years to complete. Appreciate the beautiful architecture of the cathedral just by walking around its exterior compounds, but the true beauty lies within its halls. Buy a ticket to take you on a guided tour that includes entry to the crypts, the Giotto’s campanile, the Baptistry, and a climb to the popular Duomo.
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Uffizi Gallery

One of the best things to do in Florence is to visit the world-famous Uffizi Palace and Gallery. It is considered one of the most important Italian galleries in the world because of its impeccable collection of precious Italian Renaissance art. With its elaborate arches adorned with marble statues and columns, the palace itself is already a masterpiece. Walk inside and find works of art by renowned artists such as Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Michelangelo, to name a few. Purchase your tickets online for quicker access to the museum.
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Ponte Vecchio

Spanning the beautiful Arno River is the old yet famous Ponte Vecchio. This medieval, resilient bridge in Florence, Italy was reconstructed in the 14th century after a devastating flood that struck the city. Where fishmongers, tanners, and meat butchers used to flourish, today you can find a plethora of souvenir stores and jewelry shops, as well as art dealers on the side of the bridge. Perfect for a romantic stroll, stop by at the middle of the bridge to enjoy a rewarding view of the river Arno.
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Palazzo Vecchio

Built in 1299 by the same architects that designed the Duomo, the Palazzo Vecchio is Florence’s most important administrative building. It has been a sign of the state’s civic condition for centuries. Today, you can take a guided tour inside and find Roman ruins, some secret passages, Renaissance art, as well as the city’s town hall – a merge of history, art and politics beautifully preserved within its walls. If you’re brave enough, you can climb up the Arnolfo’s Tower to enjoy a stunning view of the city.
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