The cradle of the Italian Renaissance, with the statue of David as one of its highest and most representative symbols. But Florence is also the city of the famous paintings in the Uffizi gallery, ponte vecchio with its wordly famous gold shops, the Brunelleschi’s dome of Santa Maria del Fiore (the Duomo), Pitti Palace with also its fashion shows every year…Art and elegance.
Wandering through Florence, in some places, especially in some churches, it really looks like the history of Florence has stopped back to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
If we enter inside Santa Croce, for example, we immediately realize who made Florence be known through the centuries: poets, writers, architects, sculptors, painters, philisophers, astronomers, scientists…it is really the ” Pantheon of the artists”. People like Dante Alighieri, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Machiavelli, Galileo Galilei…all genial minds who all participated in making Florence conquer immortality.
At this point, let’s go and discover what they left us with Florence guided tours!