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“historic center”(26 reviews)
“ponte vecchio”(72 reviews)
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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 2 days 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 2 days ago

The best thing in the sity was the center if you go to firnce and do not see its center then I'm afraid to speak

Thank Tommas M
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Florence is a small city. Not the cheapest. I understand people wanting to save some moolah, but it really is worth your money to stay here in this area.

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, the streets are narrow and the risk of bumping into something is considerable. Secondly, most streets are not allowed for cars without special permit. This isn't stated anywhere, and many hotels and B&Bs don't tell you. But you will receive MANY fines...More

Thank wvdm2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you did not enter one single building you could still have a wonderful vacation in the historic center of Florence. Walking the streets and plazas is nothing short of walking through an open air museum of Renaissance architecture. In fact make a point to...More

Thank Wayne800
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Plenty to see and do here. The streets are lined with every shop imaginable and the museums and galleries are many. Nice to wander around and see what you can find. Very busy area for tourists.

Thank adrian-73
Reviewed 25 August 2018

If you’re like me, you’ll walk around with a list of top things to do and catch them all. If you’re like my wife, you’ll walk around and see things at your leisure and be pleasantly surprised. In this city, we walked around and found...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Don't know what to make of the old town in Florence. We did the obligatory visits, like the Piazza and the Ponte Vecchio. However I could not escape the impression that most of this town is hyped up, with Piazza del Duomo as its baseline....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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ChristinaW1746
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
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