Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio, Florence: Address, Ponte Vecchio Reviews: 4.5/5

Ponte Vecchio
4.5
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Erected during Roman times, this is the most ancient and photographed bridge in Florence, which is characterized by three arches and two wide arcades on each side housing the famous and unusual "botteghe" or shops.
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The area
Neighbourhood: Florence Historic Centre
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Susan B
Chicago, IL17 contributions
Pandemic Gold Offerings?
Jul 2021
I've been shopping on the Ponte Vecchio since 1988 and this is my first time back "post" pandemic. The gold offerings are less than memorable. I'm really hoping this is due to Covid and not an indication of future jewelry.
Written 23 July 2021
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JDZatSF
San Francisco, CA796 contributions
beautiful bridge with rich history
Jul 2021
The Ponte Vecchio is a beautiful bridge with a rich history. It's fun to walk across and look at the jewelry shops, though the best views of it are from the neighboring bridge, also very well worth doing.
Written 20 July 2021
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JPSalik
New York City, NY380 contributions
Don’t need a tour to visit such wonder
Jun 2021 • Family
We walked there daily and enjoyed the beauty of the river in Florence. Easy to get info online but most importantly to experience it in person is marvelous
Written 18 July 2021
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Rebecca O
Ridgewood, NY1,416 contributions
Beautiful
Aug 2020
Walk the bridge with a gelato. There is a great place at the end! Bar Ponte Vecchio. We bought two for 16 euros. Delicious!
Written 5 July 2021
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BogdanAndrei4
Bucharest, Romania90 contributions
Unique
Jun 2021 • Couples
The place I liked the most in Firenze. I liked the atmosphere and how unique looks from the distance.

I think it's the place I will remember best.
Written 24 June 2021
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Andrea
Milan, Italy220 contributions
A unique place
Aug 2020
Ponte Vecchio is a fantastic place with different shops, mainly jewellery, it looks just the same as it looked ages ago. A great piece of history! Great both to walk there and to take a look at it from the site.
Written 18 June 2021
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Xanocas
United Kingdom63 contributions
Old Bridge Gallery- Friendly and professional
Sep 2020 • Solo
The staff were incredibly welcoming. The ring selected was not available in my size so they had it made and shipped back to the UK. Efficient and effortless process. Great correspondence. Fabulous ring. I had been to other jewellers who just the fact you were looking at the items made you feel as though you were about to lead a robbery. I will be returning.
Written 13 January 2021
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adcdiving
Antwerp, Belgium153 contributions
The famous Ponte Vecchio with its many old jewelery shops
Oct 2020
The famous Ponte Vecchio with its many old jewelery shops is sometimes beautiful to see with the river and buildings next to it. On the Arno river in the Piazza della Signoria is another fake statue of David
Written 17 November 2020
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Celia M
Cergy, France36 contributions
Feels like a time travel!
Oct 2020 • Friends
We walked on the bridge at the end of the day, so we got to see it with all its lights on: it was even more beautiful than we expected it to be. It’s an old bridge with a cobbled road, and the few shops on it kept the old-looking front window. It’s a really quick visit but worth the trip, especially by night!
Written 30 October 2020
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martynjoly
Southampton, UK130 contributions
Nothing special.
Oct 2020 • Couples
A nice panoramic view from the middle of the bridge but not worth visiting as both sides of the entire bridge consist of JUST jewellery shops and a few cafes nearby. Quite dissapointing
Written 23 October 2020
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