- By Kevin
- On Aug 31, 2017
- Travel Tips
Florence is a relatively compact historic city situated along the borders of the Arno river in the middle of the Tuscan hills.During the Renaissance period,when the city was at the height of its powers,talented artists such as Brunelleschi and Michelangelo left their mark with magnificent buildings and artwork.Florence tours&activities guides,most popular attractions don't miss.
San Miniato al Monte
San Miniato al Monte is a medieval church located on a hill in Florence.The church was built in the 11th-13th century on top of the grave of the Christian martyr Saint Minias,who was buried here in 250 A.D.
Duomo di Firenze
The Duomo di Firenze or Florence Cathedral was built in the early 15th century as the largest cathedral in the world.Today its majestic dome still dominates the historic center of Florence.
Santa Croce is known as the'Pantheon of Florence'.Many illustrious Italians,including Michelangelo,Galileo and Rossini lie buried here in monumental tombs.
Basilica di San Lorenzo
Members of the wealthy and powerful Medici family were buried here,in the richly decorated chapels of the family's parish church.The basilica also houses the renowned Laurentian Library.
Other Famous Landmark Attractions as below:
Piazza della Repubblica
Piazza della Signoria
Loggia dei Lanzi
Palazzo Medici Riccardi
Santa Maria Novella