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By Cela Ilda Boldrin Luca. Back the time of the Estruscans, there was a Romans colony on the banks of the Arno, at the time of Caesar. This colony was.

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1 By Cela Ilda Boldrin Luca

2 Back the time of the Estruscans, there was a Romans colony on the banks of the Arno, at the time of Caesar. This colony was Florentia

3 Florence is a metropolitan city of 369,968 residents in north central Italy, the heart of a metropolitan area of over inhabitants, capital of the province and the region of Tuscany

4 Important university centre is considered the place of origin of the Renaissance. and is universally recognized as one of the cradles of art and architecture, as well known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

5 and is universally recognized as one of the cradles of art and architecture, as well known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

6 In fact, thanks to its numerous monuments and museumus – including : The Duomo Santa Croce The Uffizi The Ponte Vecchio Piazza Della Signoria SquarePiazza Della Signoria Palazzo Pitti PalacePalazzo Pitti

7 the Duomo: Piazza del Duomo is located in the heart of the historic centre of Florence. Its one of the most visited place in Europe and the world; here we can find the Florence Cathedral with theCupola del Brunelleschi, the Giotto's Campanile, the Florence Baptistery, the Loggia del Bigallo, the Opera del Duomo Museum, and the Arcivescovile and Canonici's Palace. The west zone of this square is called Saint Giovanni square.

8 Santa Croce The Basilica of the Holy Cross is the principal Franciscan church in Florence, and a minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church. It is situated on Santa Croce Square, about 800 metres south east of Duomo. The site, when first chosen, was in marshland outside the city walls. It is the burial place of some of the most illustrious Italians, such as Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, Foscolo, Gentile, Rossin i, and Marconi, thus it is known also as the Temple of the Italian Glories (Tempio dell'Itale Glorie).

9 The Uffizi Gallery The Uffizi Gallery is one of the oldest and most famous art museums of the Western world. It contains art from all over the world but above all of the Renaissance period.

10 the Ponte Vecchio The Ponte Vecchio "Old Bridge", Italian pronunciation:is a Medieval bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy, noted for still having shops built along it, as was once common. Butchers initially occupied the shops; the present tenants are jewelers, art dealers and souvenir sellers. It has been described as Europe's oldest wholly-stone, closed- spandrel segmental arch bridge,but there are far older segmental arch bridges such as Alconétar Bridge. The Ponte Vecchio's two neighbouring bridges are the Ponte Santa Trinità and the Ponte alle Grazie.

11 Piazza della Signoria Piazza della Signoria is an L-shaped square in front of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. It was named after the Palazzo della Signoria, also called Palazzo Vecchio. It is the focal point of the origin and of the history of the Florentine Republic and still maintains its reputation as the political hub of the city. It is the meeting place of Florentines as well as the numerous tourists, located near Ponte Vecchio and Piazza del Duomo and gateway to Uffizi Gallery.

12 Palazzo Pitti The Palazzo Pitti in English sometimes called the Pitti Palace, is a vast mainly Renaissance palace in Florence, Italy. It is situated on the south side of the River Arno, a short distance from the Ponte Vecchio. The core of the present palazzo dates from 1458 and was originally the town residence of Luca Pitti, an ambitious Florentine bank


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