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Best things to do in Metropolitan City of 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
“An absolute must, when visiting Florence. It houses a fantastic collection of art, paintings in particular.”
368local recommendations
Sculpture Garden
“Enjoy a stroll through the beautiful gardens established by the Medici family.”
350local recommendations
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.”
374local recommendations
Bridge
“Ponte Vecchio is the one symbols of the city and the one of the most famous bridge in the world”
228local recommendations
Administrative Area Level 3
“Litterally a jewl. For food lovers like me, this area produces wonderful saffron.”
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Art Museum
“The Accademia Gallery is a museum in Florence, located in Via Ricasoli. The museum, fourth in Italy for number of visitors after the Uffizi, exhibits the largest number of Michelangelo's sculptures in the world, including the famous David.”
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Shopping Centre
“ If you love the most famous fashion brands in the world. The Mall offers incredible shopping at great prices”
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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. ”
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Art Museum
“The Palazzo Pitti was since the 16th century residence of the Dukes of Tuscany, later the Florentine residence of the King of Italy.King Victor Emmanuel III. resigned him to the Italian state in 1919- since then the Palazzo Pitti and its collections of paintings have been open to the public, among the Medici Galleria Palatina.”
155local recommendations
City Hall
“Beautiful medieval palace with incredible decorations. We highly recommend the Secret Passages Tour. ”
119local recommendations
Park
“It's the largest in town, you have got to park the car (pay at the park meter) and walk”
210local recommendations
Farmers Market
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“A must in Florence: local food market in the mornings on ground floor and a place to eat, drink, hang around all day”
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Shopping Centre
“Another Outlet that I highly recommend. Prices are better here, but also are many famous brands ”
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Sandwich Place
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“Simply spectacular! Highly recommended place to try the typical schiacciata!! Not the usual sandwich, but a real delicacy, starting from the soft and fragrant bread, stuffed with very tasty ingredients. A delicacy capable of making even the most reluctant palates fall in love.”
150local recommendations
Church
“The Basilica of Santa Croce in the square of the same name in Florence, is one of the largest Franciscan churches and one of the greatest achievements of Gothic in Italy, and has the rank of minor basilica. Inside it has works by Donatello, Vasari, Cimabue, Della Robbia, Giotto and Canova. Always to name just a few. Here is buried: The poet and father of the Italian language Dante Alighieri. The artist Michelangelo The Italian physicist, astronomer, philosopher, mathematician and academic Galileo Galilei”
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Plaza
“wonderful square with original statue outside. also the Palazzo vecchio is located in this square.”
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