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Florence is a must-see in Italy

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 1st of April, 2009
Florence is one of the biggest Italian cities, you absolitely shouldn't miss it.
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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To end the tough times, during the 18th century, Charlemagne together with his Frankish troops defeated the last of Italy‚Äôs Barbarian kings. But, the reprieve was short-lived. During thanksgiving, a horrible mistake was made by Pope Leo III, which led to a more prolonged clash and disharmony. The Pope gave Charlemagne to the Holy Roman Emperor in order to secure the loyalty of Charlemagne. Most part of Italy was managed by the Emperor, which lead to a consequent clash between the Pope and the Emperor that pushed the Italians to have their own kind of civil war, thus the loyalty of Florence people was divided into two groups. But these... Read more »

 
 
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