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Must Visit to these Famous Historical Monuments in Florence

PDF is all about the Famous Historical Monuments in Florence .

Must Visit to these Famous Historical Monuments
in Florence

Florence is an Italian city that is rich with history and art and every street and
building has its own story and significance. Here we discuss the most
important and impressive pieces of architecture throughout Florence. If you
are interested in architecture, for example, you don't need to visit any
museums: many of the palaces and squares are masterpieces of their own.

Florence is viewed as one of the most important cities of Tuscany and Italy for
its masterful, engineering, recorded and social legacy. Even just walking the
streets of Florence can provide you an idea of what things were like at various
points in time. Florence a city with some amazingly intact pieces of
Renaissance and Medieval history, but it also has traces of the modern world
in it .We discover the Most Historical monuments in Florence in the below
List of Famous Historical Monuments in Florence:

Duomo is one of the most impressive pieces of architecture in Florence, Fillipo
Brunelleschi’s breathtaking cathedral proudly holds the title of the largest
‘Duomo’ in Italy.

Duomo of Florence was especially important because of three unique features
that helped spark the Renaissance and inspire artists and engineers across
Europe. Florentine architects started planning the massive structure in 1294,
and they knew that they wanted the dome of the cathedral to be bigger than
any other existing cathedral in the Italian peninsula at the time; only they
hadn’t yet developed the engineering and technology to produce and support
such a colossal structure.
2. Palazzo Vecchio

One of the most important buildings in Florentine history for years, the
Palazzo Vecchio was the home and offices of the powerful Medici family. the
oldest part of Palazzo Vecchio was originally designed by Arnolfo di Cambio.
Various statues are lined up in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, including a copy of
Michelangelo's David, that replaced the original in 1873, and the group of
Hercules and Cacus by Bandinelli.

3.Church of Santa Croce

One of Florence's most famous churches, Santa Croce has a lot to offer those
interested in art and anyone who might want to pay tribute to some of the
city's most famous residents. The church exterior is covered with a
polychrome marble façade added in 1863 and paid for by the English
benefactor, Sir Francis Sloane Michelangelo and Galileo are buried here, and
you'll find breath-taking frescoes by Giotto and a design unlike any other
church you will find within the Tuscan area.
4. Piazza della Signoria

The Loggia della Signoria (also called the Loggia dei Lanzi) is a stone building
adjoining the Uffizi Gallery; it was built in the second half of the 14th century
and used to host public meetings and ceremonies. Surrounded by art,
architecture and history, this sqaure is the political heart of Florence.

5. Palazzo Pitti

Palazzo Pitti is a beautiful example of Renaissance architecture with its sturdy,
symmetrical structure; heavy, wide arches; and rusticated stone pillars and

Today, it is the biggest museum in Florence, housing a number of different art
galleries, the beautiful Boboli Gardens . The palace stayed in the Medici family
for centuries, amassing countless treasures and priceless works of art that the
Medici had purchased and commissioned over the years.

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