Florence (Firenze) in the Tuscany region
Stories posted on my blog related to this gallery: Articles about Florence
Florence and surrounding area
Mechanical models of "The machines of Leonardo Da Vinci"
Florence was full of street vendors
Florence was filled with street vendors
Hotel Accademia - No two walls seemed parallel. Directions to my room - "go down hall, turn left, go down stairs, turn right, turn left, go up stairs, turn left, turn right, go up stairs, turn left and the room is on your right".
A completed sidewalk art piece
Chalk art on the street
Interesting architecture on the sidewalk leading to Ponte Vecchio
Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) over the Arno River
Wedding party on Ponte Vecchio
Neighborhood drum corp crosses Ponte Vecchio
Shops on Ponte Vecchio
Entrance to the Ufizzi Gallery with the Palazzo Vecchio (town hall) in the background
A familiar shadow
A replica of Michelangelo's David now stands in Piazza della Signoria where the original stood for over 350 years
Loggia dei Lanzi - a significant collection of outdoor statues
Palazzo Vecchio (town hall) in Piazza della Signoria
Florence Cathedral. Contruction began in 1296, 150 years before the design to support the huge octagonal dome was created.
Florence Cathedral and Baptistry
Wine & oil shop
Another artisan market