1. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Florence Cathedral)

Landmark 1200s cathedral known for its red-tiled dome, colored marble facade & elegant Giotto tower.

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2. Uffizi Gallery

16th-century building housing vast collection of Primitive & Renaissance paintings & masterpieces.

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3. Ponte Vecchio

Picturesque medieval arched river bridge with Roman origins, lined with jewelry & souvenir shops.

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4. Galleria dell’Accademia (Gallery of the Academy of Florence)

Art museum with Michelangelo sculptures, including David, plus Renaissance painting & Russian icons.

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5. Palazzo Pitti (Pitti Palace)

Gallery complex in Renaissance royal palace housing vast Italian & European masters art collection.

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6. Piazza della Signoria

The city’s heart, a square dominated by the 14th-century crenellated tower of the Palazzo Vecchio.

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7. Santa Croce, Florence

Neo-Gothic Franciscan church known for its Giotto frescoes, plus tombs of Michelangelo & Galileo.

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8. Palazzo Vecchio

Fortified, 13th-century palace housing lavishly decorated chambers & ornate courtyards.

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9. Piazzale Michelangelo

19th-century piazza with a bronze replica of Michelangelo’s David & panoramic views over the city.

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10. Bargello National Museum

Art museum with Renaissance sculptures including works by Michelangelo, set in 13th-century palace.

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11. Basilica of Santa Maria Novella

15th-century Dominican church including famous frescoes by Gothic & early Renaissance masters.

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12. Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte

Hilltop, 11th-century church with a gleaming Romanesque facade, medieval interiors & city views.

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13. Cappelle Medicee

Domed landmark containing tombs of the Medici family, including the New Sacristy by Michelangelo.

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14. San Marco Museum

Art museum in 15th-century convent housing Renaissance frescoes & 16th-century painting collection.

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15. Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore

Statues by Michelangelo & Donatello, plus bronze-gilded baptistery panels in a restoration center.

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