Love Padlocks

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Here in Florence and in cities all across the world people are padlocking their love to signify love that lasts for an eternity.

Horticultural Garden in Florence

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Craving for some fresh air? Visit Florence’s Horticultural Garden and enjoy the smell and colors of the plants and flowers that this place houses.

Bookshops Closing

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Technology changes our lives and, within this, our habits of consumption. In times in which electronic devices grow their offer of cultural products, some business and stores fight against becoming anachronistic.

Florence Street Art: the Madonnari

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Art that is literally on the ground you’re walking on

Florence by Bicycle

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  Taking a taxi or riding the bus is common in Florence. However, near the city center, streets are closed to traffic. The quickest way to get around the city? Bicycle! In the city, you can buy or rent both

Odeon Cinema

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The Odeon Theatre is more than your average movie theatre. Built in 1462 in Piazza Strozzi the Odeon theatre is the perfect classic example of Florentine renaissance architecture. It was remodeled in 1922 and converted to a cinema. However, it

Florence’s Ponte Vecchio

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The Ponte Vecchio dates back to the roman times and was the bridge that crossed the Arno river until 1218. Originally made of wood, the bridge was destroyed by a flood in 1383 and rebuilt in 1347 using the same

Florence’s Piazza di Santa Maria Novella

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Piazza di Santa Maria Novella church dominates the central square with its stunning marble. The building of the basilica began in 1287 and was finished in 1325. Once it was completed it became the seed of the Dominican order in

Florence’s Wine Windows

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The wooden doors that you are most likely to walk by used to be an important part of florentine life. The little openings are replicas of the main entrances and are found adjacent to the main doors, they were decorated,

Florence’s Officina di Santa Maria Novella historic pharmacy

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Florence’s best kept secret… Officina di Santa Maria Novella, is 790 years old! Here you can find some of the most rare handmade perfumes and gifts made from the finest ingredients. Originated by monks in 1221, the Officina di Santa Maria