Florence (Firenze), the capital city of the region of Tuscany in Italy, lies on the Arno River and has a population of around 400,000 people. A centre of European trade and finance during the late middle ages, the city contributed so much to the cultural and political development of Europe. Florence is famous for its striking buildings, formidable galleries and treasure-crammed churches. The historic centre of FLorence has been a UNESCO world heritage site since 1982.
01 Front view 02 Cupola 03 Detail of facade 04 Detail of facade 05 Bell tower
06 Front view 07 Duomo interior 08 Wall hanging 09 Front view 10 View from tower 11 View from tower
12 Cupola 13 Front view 14 Front view 15 Front view at night 01 Palazzo Vecchio 02 Fountain of Neptune
03 Piazza della Signoria 04 Tower 05 Balcony on Palazzo Vecchio 06 Palazzo Vecchio inner court with bronze statue 07 Marble statue in Loggia della Signoria
08 Marble statue in Loggia della Signoria 09 Uffizi gallery and Palazzo Vecchio 10 Uffizi gallery 11 Palazzo Vecchio at night 12 Palazzo Vecchio at night 13 Tower
14 Fountain of Neptune at night 15 Uffizi gallery at night 16 Uffizi gallery 17 Narrow alley at night 01 Palazzo Pitti
02 Main entrance 03 Pitti palace 04 Pitti palace inner court 05 Boboli gardens 06 Pitti palace
07 Boboli gardens 08 Boboli gardens 09 Boboli gardens 01 Arno river 02 Arno riverfront
03 Arno river 04 Tuscany hills 05 View of cathedral and Palazzo Vecchio 06 View of cathedral and Palazzo Vecchio
07 Panorama view of Florence 08 Panorama view of Florence
09 Panorama view of Florence 10 Palazzo Vecchio 11 View of Florence 12 View of Florence
13 Street with cafe 14 Baptistery (Battistero) 15 Arno river and Ponte Vecchio 16 Arno river
17 Arno river 01 Santa Croce basilica 02 Italian pastries 03 Italian cakes and pastries
04 Italian ham and cheese sandwiches 05 Italian ice cream parlour 06 Italian ice cream 07 Street intersection 08 Pedestrian area
09 Cookies shop 10 Lungarno street 11 Cafe balcony 12 S. Giovanni square
13 Lingerie and underwear shop 14 Cafe 15 Snack bar 16 Jeweller shop window on Ponte Vecchio 17 Pedestrian area at night
18 Pedestrian area at night 19 Statue of Dante Alighieri
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