Florence is a must-see in Italy
It offers a wide range of history, a beautiful historical city centre and a lof of possibilities to spent money in all sorts of good shops.
If you want to go there, I would suggest train, because the traffic situation is bad in the city center, as thought you can easily reach the city itself good by the highways. Take yourself time, to see the different places. The best would be to spend at least one weekend there to be able to see all the wonders of old Italian architecture.
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Finally, Florence had a successful economy because of the patronization of their own local product. Renaissance was founded by the members of the rich merchant group in the last part of the 14th Century. During the time when Medici’s grandson Lorenzo il Magnifico reigned, the movement on Renaissance was created in Florence. As time passes after Renaissance, Florence was controlled by several ineffective leaders. In the 19th century, during Italy’s re-unification, Florence was temporarily claimed as Italy’s capital and finally Rome joined the newly instituted Italy. Italy’s history serves as another great thing to know during your... Read more »
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A weekend in Naples - Apr 1, 2009, by Wazling
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Rent a boat for the channels in Venice - Apr 30, 2009, by Wazling
A nice city, showing you a huge block of history in the city center, like the palace of the Doge, the former ruler of Venice. Also the markus place offers a nice view. The nice and small walkways are also nice to look at. You can go for... Read more »
Zehn Gründe füe einen Besuch in Campli - Jul 10, 2009, by mary
Die Santa Maria In Platea Kirche war früher eine echte Kathedrale. Sie wurde 1395 gebaut. Den Kirchturm hat Antonio da Lodi erbaut und ist so ähnlich, wie der Kirchturm in Atri. Der älteste Teil der Kirche ist der... Read more »
My visit at the ancient Pompei - Apr 17, 2009, by Wazling
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