Less famous facades of Florence with intrigue all their own

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Opera di Santa Croce has kicked off a fundraising campaign to clean Michelangelo’s tomb and to restore the painting by Vasari that sits upon the family altarpiece next to it. The two works were conceived of as a whole in

Florence’s Medieval Towers in the Oltrarno

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The Oltrarno district of Florence is best known for its artisans, but it’s also the best place to see the city’s medieval towers, some of which date back to the 11th century. Many of the towers were leveled off or