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Best things to do in Metropolitan City of Florence

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
“The place to visit, and spend the day if you really love art and history. It is a very touristic place so get your ticket in advance!”
370local recommendations
Sculpture Garden
“Can't miss it, great gardens and museums to spend the whole day, be ready to walk and enjoy a great morning or afternoon!”
353local recommendations
Plaza
“For sure the most breathtaking view of the city. Go there at sunset time. The sun goes down behind the city and you will get amazing pictures! As you go up there visit also San Miniato al Monte one of the most beautiful and hidden churches in town.”
375local recommendations
Bridge
“Ponte Vecchio is the one symbols of the city and the one of the most famous bridge in the world”
228local recommendations
Art Museum
“The Accademia Gallery is a museum in Florence, located in Via Ricasoli. The museum, fourth in Italy for number of visitors after the Uffizi, exhibits the largest number of Michelangelo's sculptures in the world, including the famous David.”
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Administrative Area Level 3
“Litterally a jewl. For food lovers like me, this area produces wonderful saffron.”
171local recommendations
Church
“Most impressive from the outside. Inside can be disappointing. If you want to climb the dome we recommend booking in advance. Don't miss the baptistry. ”
217local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“ If you love the most famous fashion brands in the world. The Mall offers incredible shopping at great prices”
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Art Museum
“The Palazzo Pitti was since the 16th century residence of the Dukes of Tuscany, later the Florentine residence of the King of Italy.King Victor Emmanuel III. resigned him to the Italian state in 1919- since then the Palazzo Pitti and its collections of paintings have been open to the public, among the Medici Galleria Palatina.”
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City Hall
“Beautiful medieval palace with incredible decorations. We highly recommend the Secret Passages Tour. ”
120local recommendations
Park
“It's the largest in town, you have got to park the car (pay at the park meter) and walk”
210local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“Find your favourite designer brands at up to 70% off, all year round. Half an hour from Prato by Car in Barberino”
54local recommendations
Farmers Market
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“A must in Florence: local food market in the mornings on ground floor and a place to eat, drink, hang around all day”
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Sandwich Place
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“Simply spectacular! Highly recommended place to try the typical schiacciata!! Not the usual sandwich, but a real delicacy, starting from the soft and fragrant bread, stuffed with very tasty ingredients. A delicacy capable of making even the most reluctant palates fall in love.”
151local recommendations
Church
“Located in the Santa Croce neighbourhood, Piazza Santa Croce is a hive of local activity and you can also take in the views of the gorgeous basilica at the same time. Once you’re here, make sure to keep your eyes peeled for the statue of Dante Alighieri and stop off for coffee in one of the local traders’ stalls. Oh, also head inside Palazzo Cocchi-Serristori and the totally stunning Palazzo dell’Antella (which are great). Throughout the year, there’s also a range of leather merchants that sell local goods and crafts, too. Just remember to haggle if you’re buying a bigger purchase. ”
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Park
“The woods that surround Chiusi dell Verna are easily reachable and amazingly beautiful. Bring your sneakers with you and just start exploring!!”
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