Italy Travel Notes presents: By Simone Ficozzi
Florence is a city full of history, where itâ€™s easy to be charmed by what surrounds you and do not notice some little corners, minor ones, that make you rediscover the city and the character of Florentine people.
One of these is in Borgo Ognissanti at number 12, where is located the reversed balcony. Admiring it is a pleasure especially if you think about the legend that surrounds it, not because it was object of peculiar tales but because it reflects very well the city and its inhabitants, reflection where I see myself too.
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Italy Travel Notes presents: By Elena Farinelli
Florence, Italy, like any international tourist destination, needs a little â€œknow how to get around without spending more than what you wish.
Generally speaking tourists are considered an easy target for those merchants who are lucky enough to have their stands and shops on the tourist routes.
On the other hand, when we`re touring around we may loose the correct â€œmoney per value ratio. Or we â€œlike to muchthat particular souvenir to start questioning about the price or try to negotiate it or to look around for better prices. The best thing would be to have a local friend (trustworthy enough) to help us around.
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Today, I`ll give you six great attractions to see when you`re visiting Florence, Italy. When you visit Florence, bring some great walking shoes, as you`ll be doing a lot of walking throughout the often-crowded city. Also, try to visit in the spring or winter, which are cooler months.
This is a fabulous art museum that was once used as a prison. Lots of Renaissance era art here.
It`s a Baptistery that`s in the shape of an octagon. The Battistero is a great example of Roman style.
Designed by Giotto, this marble gothic bell tower is magnificent. Prepare to walk though. There are just over 400 steps.
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