Streets of Florence
The most magnificent cities in the world belongsFlorence. This is a wonderful museum of Renaissance, located in the open air. The streets of Florence pose a lot of interesting surprises for visitors. They are full of incredibly beautiful architectural monuments, parks and fountains. The entrance to the city center is limited. Many ancient streets are pedestrian.
Numbering of houses in Florence complicated. Houses have their own numbering, apart from offices and shops. Apartments in buildings are not numbered, and differ only by their names listed on the mailboxes and intercom. Residential high-rise buildings and palaces are designated by the word "palace". From antiquity, the city was gone, except for street plan, which go a semicircle, forming a kind of amphitheater.
The main attraction Florentine -Cathedral Square (Piazza Duomo). It is an architectural ensemble in the Gothic style, which includes the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Bell Tower. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is a masterpiece, was born thanks to the efforts of the six generations of architects. Today, he is considered to be the hallmark of the city. The Cathedral has a huge size and occupies the 4th place in the world on the scale of the project.
Piazza della Signoria
This is the most beautiful area of Florence, whichfamous for its sculptures by famous masters. On this square is the Palazzo Vecchio - the oldest palace and sample a public building of the Middle Ages. Here you can see the statue of David by Michelangelo (copy).
The central streets of Florence
Via and Via Tornabuoni Kaltsayoli locatedin the heart of the picturesque town. It is a lively and beautiful streets where the best shops, luxury hotels and restaurants. Via Tornabuoni is considered to be the popular shopping street of Florence. On it are boutiques of famous brands in the world: Gucci, Ferragamo, Versace and others.
Elegant street is Vigna Nuova. There are also many exclusive shops and designer boutiques.
It is the longest street of Via del Corso,which was formed during the reign of the Roman Empire. Its both sides are busy shops and stalls. Corso - this is one of the main avenues of Florence. It connects Piazza Venezia square and Popolo. Besides shopping street attracts tourists historical attractions.
In Florence, you can walk for hours, visiting cafés, exhibitions and museums. The ideal option for moving the center are walking or cycling.