Cattedrale dei Santi Pietro e Donato

Santa Maria della Pieve

Bargello Museum

Churches, cathedrals, basilicas and monasteries of Florence

Galleria dell'Accademia

Loggia dei Lanzi

Loggia del Bigallo (Museo del Bigallo)

Chiesa di Ognissanti

Palazzi in Florence

Palazzo Davanzati

Palazzo Medici Riccardi

Palazzo Pitti

Palazzo Rucellai

Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Vecchio

Piazze in Firenze

Ponte Vecchio

San Lorenzo

San Marco

San Miniato al Monte

Santa Croce

Santa Maria del Carmine

Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo)

The Baptistery of San Giovanni

Santa Maria Maddalena dei Pazzi

Santa Maria Novella

Basilica di Santa Trinita

Santissima Annunziata

Uffizi Gallery

Vasari Corridor

San Michele in Foro

Basilica of San Frediano

Camposanto Monumentale

San Paolo a Ripa d'Arno

San Pietro a Grado


Chiesa San Andria

Ospedale del Ceppo

Church of St.Giovanni Fuoricivitas

Chiesa Collegiata (Duomo)

Palazzo Comunale di San Gimignano


Duomo, the Mosaic floor and the Porta del Cielo

Palazzo Pubblico

Ospedale Santa Maria della Scala






Churches, cathedrals, basilicas and monasteries of Florence

Florence lies on the Arno River and it is known for its history and its importance in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, especially for its art and architecture. A centre of medieval European trade and finance, the city is often considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and was long ruled by the Medici family. In fact, the city has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages. Just here, in the XV century, were put the basis to flourish again the Italian art and culture: thanks to writers like Dante, Petrarca and Machiavelli, the Italian language was born and thanks to the operas of artists like Botticelli, Michelangelo, Donatello, Brunelleschi and many others, it is become one of the artistic capital of the world. The "Historic Centre of Florence" was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1982.
Florence's museums, palaces, and churches house some of the greatest artistic treasures in the world. The most popular and important sites in Florence include the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Uffizi, the Bargello, and the . The churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce are veritable art galleries, and the library of San Lorenzo is a magnificent exhibition of Michelangelo's architectural genius.

Main Churches

The Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore          Chiesa di San Miniato al Monte          Santa Maria del Carmine          Santa Maria

          Santa Croce          Orsanmichele          The Badia Fiorentina          Basilica di San Lorenzo          

Church of Santa Trinita
Santissima Annunziata          Other churches in Florence    



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