Florence, The Chapel of the Princes it is the mausoleum of the Grand Dukes of Tuscany and their families, it is part of the museum complex of the Medici chapels of Florence, created from some areas of the basilica of San Lorenzo.
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We recommend reading this story, with the warning that it may not be true. But we are interested in whether it is plausible, because it is still beautiful. It is the story of Donatello’s Crucifix in Santa Croce and Brunelleschi’s Crucifix in Santa Maria Novella.
Palazzo Davanzati, a magnificent and rare example of a fourteenth-century residence in Florence, represents the moment of transition between the medieval tower house and the Renaissance palace. The palace was built around the middle of the 14th century by the Davizzi, a powerful family of merchants and bankers, in via Porta Rossa, where wealthy Florentine families lived, from the Bartolini to the Foresi, from the Monaldi to the Davanzati themselves, who later became its owners. A first modernization was due to the Bartolini family who became owners in 1516.
The Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) connects the Oltrarno district on the south bank of the Arno River with the center of Florence. It was the first bridge built in Florence and is one of the city’s greatest landmarks and arguably one of the most famous bridges in the world. Today it is best known for the wooden shuttered jewelry shops lining both sides and the Vasari monastery that crosses it.
id you know that one of the oldest churches in Florence has a stone head protruding from part of the wall?
Have you heard the story behind the perpetually open windows in Piazza Santissima Annunziata?
Is the name Baldaccio d’Anguari familiar to you?
Don’t call them bars: the historic cafés of Florence, among their cups, tables and counters, still retain the charm and atmosphere of past eras. The first cafés appeared in the city in the 1730s and were all concentrated in the areas of piazza del Duomo and piazza della Signoria, but in those years via Tornabuoni was also starting to become a real urban lounge
Here are our suggestions on the best pubs and pubs in Florence directly from our expert guides on Florence and the city’s nightlife. When our guests ask us for a welcoming place to enjoy a good beer, these are the places in the city that we suggest.
Things to see and do in Florence, visit the cathedral is one of this things . We are giving some suggestion about location and Food.
A marvelous crucifix made by Michelangelo in Santo Spirito at the age of 17th. it is possible to see fro almost free.
Something to see in oltrarno a very authentic place in Florence, three original churches in the other side of Arno River