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“historic center”(26 reviews)
“ponte vecchio”(72 reviews)
“every corner”(24 reviews)
That part of Florence situated between Piazza San Marco, Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Santa Croce, and Santo Spirito, filled with up-scale and expensive shops.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Florence's centro storico is an open museum. So many historical buildings, statues, piazze.What you should do is stroll, learn, see. The entire city is waiting for you to explore and love it.

Thank ElliTravelTaste
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot to see around the historical center. You could spend a day on each historical place or building an learn about their rich history. But the places are really crowded. Also the entrances to the main sightseeing spots are high.

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit , with the right amount of time, of the Centro Storico of this beautiful city, is something you simply cannot pass. Still holding some 30-40% of all the monuments related to the italian Rissorgimento, the city breaths culture. As well as beauty, for...More

Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This city is really lovely and amazing. It is comfortable for walking around only with paper map in your hand.City wifi for connection is available too. All monuments are such amazing and you can see them again and again. Ice cream,coffee and pizza are everywhere....More

Thank Gabi H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's incredible that there's so much exquisite art and architecture altogether within such a small space. It's absolutely magical and I have to go again soon. Once just isn't enough.

Thank 503dr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent three days wandering around here. Crowded for sure, but the buildings and museums are to die for. Top tip - plan your visit and book the major sights in advance or you'll go from one multi-hour queue to another.

Thank ConradVictor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going to Florence in June/July/August is a MAJOR mistake! Go in early spring March/April or autumn (Sept/Oct) There are still enough tourists to sometimes rub you the wrong way, but not enough to drown the town. This gem of a medevial town, center of the...More

Thank CU_Karin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the historic center of Florence; what does that mean? It means (for UNESCO World Heritage site identification and everyone else) that this is a collection of the most important of the city's heritage collections. This is where its medieval heart still beats. Where...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to just wander with no particular destination in mind. Lots of local artisanal shops and many well priced. Take the time and enjoy

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 11 October 2018

With more than ten million visitors per year, the historic center of Florence is occupied by tourists all the time. So, every visitor should be prepared for crowded streets and monuments, long queues at the entrance of every major attraction, packed bars and restaurants and...More

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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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6 March 2018|
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Response from Noname08 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay, shops pretty much open everywhere and every day