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  • top-trippers
    Bolton, UK592 contributions
    Much of this Renaissance palace is closed to the public, but it is renowned for its special exhibitions. If you are in Florence, check out if there are any temporary presentations. We were lucky that our recent visit coincided with the amazing ‘once in a life-time’ special Donatello - Il Rinascimento Exhibition which united most of the artist’s masterpieces from Florence and wider Italy, together with loans from some of the world’s most famous museums, displayed alongside works of his contemporaries and successors, so that you could better understand his innovations and influence. A smaller version of this exhibition is due to move to London and New York. Our only disappointment is that we have no memento of the Exhibition – the official guide was too large, heavy and costly (over £50) so not suitable for the average visitor/tourist.
    Written 27 August 2022
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  • Florina Sandu
    Cluj County, Romania1 contribution
    We meet Dan Harper while we were in line for picking up the tickets. After we start interact, we found out he was doing free tour guide. We choose the tour...and it was spectacular. Best free tour out of 3 made in Florence during our staying here. 10 stars. Highly recommending. ✌️
    Written 19 September 2022
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  • pldj m
    167 contributions
    It is different with other churches. It is a historic library. This Library will be closed in lunch time. Go to take look at the stairs was designed by Michelangelo.
    Written 25 October 2020
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  • Yenguccia
    Florence, Italy419 contributions
    This place is a hidden treasure! We always love reading and browsing the books!
    The staffs are friendly
    Written 8 June 2019
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  • BillUsma74
    Canton, GA341 contributions
    Michelangelo’s David is here. You can walk all the way around him and see the slingshot thrown over his shoulder, the pin in his right hand where his right arm was repaired centuries ago and 5 partial Michelangelo statures unfinished, that show he felt the form was contained in the marble. No plaster models for him. One even shows the rough work with chisel and pick marks.
    Written 17 October 2019
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  • silverbrook
    London, Canada4,881 contributions
    The Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale or National Central Library of Florence is just that - a library. To enter during most hours you have to have a specific card that I expect only residents of Florence can apply for and obtain. For a couple of hours on Saturdays you may be able to book a tour, but it may be in mostly Italian depending on who the guide is. At one time, the library held a copy of every book published in Tuscany, but a flood in 1966 damaged approximately 1/3 of the library's collection. Many of these works were saved by the "Mud Angels" a team of volunteers that worked tirelessly to clean and dry all of the damaged works. It is the largest library in Italy and one of the most important in Europe and located along the banks of the Arno river. Unfortunately since we visited during a weekday, we were not able to enter and had to admire the exterior of the building rather than marvel at the works inside.
    Written 1 February 2020
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  • Luna W
    Florence, Italy7 contributions
    The library is located in the centre of the city, so it is convenient to get there. During weekdays, there are many people learning there, but it is quiet. You needn't worrying being bothered. Wifi in the library is very fast and steady. Overall, it is a goog place to reading and learning.
    Written 11 February 2019
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland17,320 contributions
    Photo taken from train station and the office to help you in the distance ....not much use and not much help.
    Written 18 September 2019
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  • vaninabodurova
    3 contributions
    A place where British class and attitude meet American talent of organisation with Italian warmth and hospitality.
    Human touch and knowledge in the beautiful and multidimensional capital of Art. Thank you for this unforgettable experience!
    Written 17 October 2018
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  • Veggie Family
    9 contributions
    What a strange little airport for a mid-sized city! It feels a lot like NYC’s Port Authority bus station, but with a long forced walk through luxury duty free shops to get to the passenger area. The passenger area itself is small (maybe some of those shops could be repurposed?), and very much like a bus station, especially since the gates do not take you to the planes but rather to shuttle buses to the planes. That said, everything worked pretty efficiently to get us to our early morning flight.
    Written 14 July 2019
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  • Vukica J
    6 contributions
    The property is good value for money, a bit dated and basic, but clean with friendly, helpful stuff. It is a walking distance from tourist landmarks. It is located in residence area with many great restaurants with great Italian food.

    Very expensive parking for cars in the neighborhood. So, if you can - do not come by car.
    Written 6 September 2017
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  • BlueChick123
    London8 contributions
    We went to the tourism information office of Florence to have a few maps and ideas of what to do with a young child (6-year-old). Not only the man was very friendly, he could speak English and French fluently (which is not the case everywhere in touristic places in Florence). He also gave us a free guide of Florence for children in English of very good quality, and a map only for kids! Definitely go there if you want advice on what to do with kids.
    Written 11 June 2017
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  • Freda J
    Vancouver, Canada21 contributions
    As an earlier reviewer said, this library takes effort to get into - in fact, it may be impossible if you don't speak Italian. Which we don't. When we showed up, the security guards just shook their heads at us and waved us away. Luckily for us, there was an Italian fellow outside the door, having a cigarette, and he asked us what we wanted. When we told him we wanted to see the library, he took us back in, spoke to the guards at length, and the next thing we knew, we were being issued guest passes. Thank you to our guardian angel. :) The library really is beautiful, of great interest to researchers and historians, I'm sure. I'm so glad we were able to see it. Good luck to all who try.
    Written 16 November 2015
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  • JemoScout
    Leuven, Belgium203 contributions
    I do not often experience such a feeling like the feeling I had when I entered the square of the duomo in Florence. It was mixed feeling but by time I got more and more joy by looking into the details of the place.
    Highly recommended
    Written 4 October 2017
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