Florence Guide tourist information on Florence and Tuscany:art, history,events, hotel and accommodation
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Repubblica Square
Vast and squared, it is the hearth of the city. It was opened in the 19th century after the demolition of the ancient mediaeval centre. Still now one feels the old similarity of the existing roads and the criss-cross of the ancient Roman Florence.
The sole evidence of such ancient origins is the column of abundance rising at the road cross of Cardo col Decumano of Roman Florence.
The road Cardo overlaps with Roma, Calimala, and Por Santa Maria streets, while the Decumano coincides with Corso, Speziali and Strozzi streets.
The terraces of the historical bars of the city such as Le Giubbe Rosse and the Concerto Café Paszkowsky, open widely where artists and literary men have always gathered.

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Suggested Hotels

Hotel Balcony
best hotel
2 stars
Hotel Balcony
Via dei Banchi 3/r
Zone: Santa Maria Novella - Palazzo Strozzi - Duomo
The Balcony Hotel is a 2-star Hotel located in the old town center of Florence

Hotel Fedora
best hotel
2 stars
Hotel Fedora
Via Spartaco Lavagnini 45
Zone: Santa Maria Novella - Fortezza da Basso
Charming small Hotel right next to the town center and to the rail station

Hotel Villa Carlotta
4 stars
Hotel Villa Carlotta
Via Michele di Lando, 3
Zone: Palazzo Pitti
Is a romantic 19th century patrician manor, situated in the wooded residential area around Porta Romana.

Hotel Golf
3 stars
Hotel Golf
Viale F.lli Rosselli, 56
Zone: Santa Maria Novella
The Golf Hotel Florence is a 3 star hotel in Florence, situated just 200 metres from Santa Maria Novella Station.

Florence Events
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