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Basilica di San Lorenzo

The Basilica di San Lorenzo is one of the largest churches of Florence, Italy. It is right near the centre of the main market district of Florence, and it is the burial place of all the principal members of the Medici family from Cosimo il Vecchio to Cosimo III.



The stunning Palazzo Vecchio is the town hall of Florence, Italy. It looks out onto the Piazza della Signoria (I cover that in a separate post). For me, the most impressive part of the building (goodness, there are SOOO many impressive features!) is The Salone dei Cinquecento ('Hall of the…
It was truly amazing even walking toward this iconic cathedral  There are countless videos, books, etc on how the dome was constructed, so I won't reiterate the details here - but this is what Wikipedia has to say, in case this area is new to you: "Florence Cathedral, formally the…

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