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Florence, Italy

Florence (or Firenze), capital of the region of Tuscany and was once also the capital of the Kingdom of Italy is famous amongst tourists and considered one of the most beautiful cities in Italy, as well as the world and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.

Florence is a unique city, a city regarded as the cradle of art, populated by palaces, statues, squares, museums and religious buildings. The historic site par excellence of Florence is located around the Piazza della Signoria. The greatest artists such as Dante Alighieri, Leonardo Da Vinci, Cellini, Donatello, Michelangelo, Perugino, Fra Angelico among others, show their presence at the scene along with many other great culture, combining the classic and modern, to give life to this unrepeatable city.

The city of Florence deserves a profound journey through its art and its history, hosting nothing less than the David of Michelangelo, one of the most beautiful works of history. The city is home to more than 30% of the most important works from around the world. The dome of the world famous cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore designed by Brunelleschi is the typical image of the city. Each building in the city seems to house a work of art and its streets are dark and narrow. Florence is also headquarters of major fashion of Italian couture. The cuisine is another of the strengths of the region. Botticelli paintings and sculptures by Michelangelo can still be seen in Florence, also famous for its bridges, which, except for the Ponte Vecchio, were destroyed by the Nazis in their attempt to stop the advance of the Allies.

Florence currently holds all the charm of a medieval city, characterized by harmonizing the great works of the Renaissance with the fashion boutiques of modern times and cafes. An environment in which it confuses past and future.

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