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Best things to do in Florence

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
“One of the world’s most important museum with a collection of renaissance masterpieces such as Botticelli’s Venere and Primavera.”
370 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“It’s really one of the most beautiful garden of Florence. You can breathe art history all over it .”
353 locals recommend
Plaza
“For sure the most breathtaking view of the city. Go there at sunset time. The sun goes down behind the city and you will get amazing pictures! As you go up there visit also San Miniato al Monte one of the most beautiful and hidden churches in town.”
367 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Academy Gallery is hosting some of the most important works from Michelangelo Buonarroti, such as the David and Prigioni”
241 locals recommend
Bridge
“Ponte Vecchio is the one symbols of the city and the one of the most famous bridge in the world”
219 locals recommend
Church
“Most impressive from the outside. Inside can be disappointing. If you want to climb the dome we recommend booking in advance. Don't miss the baptistry. ”
214 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Magnificent palace that hosts very interesting museums, aside one of the most beautiful garden in Italy: giardino dei Boboli.”
158 locals recommend
City Hall
“Palazzo Vecchio is both the seat of the Municipality and a splendid museum open to the public. Here the Bus. Association organizes daily activities for families, by appointment, with children of different age groups, from 4 years upwards (in italian, english, french, spanish). At the Infopoint of the Museum it is also possible to rent a Family Kit (recommended for children from 6 years) with a map and other useful tools for a fun visit to the Palace by yourself (the kit is in italian, branch and english). www.musefirenze.it”
122 locals recommend
Park
“It's the largest in town, you have got to park the car (pay at the park meter) and walk”
209 locals recommend
Farmers Market
$$$
“A must in Florence: local food market in the mornings on ground floor and a place to eat, drink, hang around all day”
169 locals recommend
Plaza
“wonderful square with original statue outside. also the Palazzo Vecchio is located in this square.”
116 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“As one of the most review places in the world, Antico Vinaio is a typical “Panini” place where for just 5€ you can have the opportunity to taste a massive Florentine style sandwhich with product from the Tuscan hills”
150 locals recommend
Church
“CHURCH: Designed by Arnolfo di Cambio (1296), it is the largest Franciscan church in the world; it is also known as "Phanteon of Italian glories" for the illustrious sepulchres that it preserves in its suggestive Gothic interior. Among the more than 200 tombs stand the Renaissance monuments of Leonardo Bruni and Carlo Marsuppini. It contains masterpieces such as the Bardi and Peruzzi chapels frescoed by Giotto, the Annunciation and the crucifix by Donatello. MUSEUM: Brunelleschi's Pazzi Chapel, the two cloisters and the cenacle are visited: works by Taddeo Gaddi, Donatello, Cimabue.”
88 locals recommend
Boutique
“This is the most famous shopping street in Florence and houses many of the top fashion designers. Note that this spot is mainly for luxury shopping but is definitely worth a visit.”
108 locals recommend
Flea Market
“Downstairs the everyday food market; upstairs the open restaurant with a wide choice of foods: pizza, beef-steak, lampredotto and trippa (typical florentine foods), pasta, fish, vegetarian... and more others. ”
187 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Wonderful Museum with amazing Renaissance sculptures, really worth the visit!”
106 locals recommend