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Top Things to Do in Florence / Pisa (Livorno), Italy, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Filippo Brunelleschi

Filippo Brunelleschi ( Italian: [fiˈlippo brunelˈleski]; 1377 - April 15, 1446) was one of the foremost architects and engineers of the Italian Renaissance. He is perhaps most famous for his development of linear perspective and for engineering the dome of the Florence Cathedral, but his accomplishments also include other architectural works, sculpture, mathematics, engineering and even ship design.

Giotto's Campanile

Giotto's Campanile is a free-standing campanile that is part of the complex of buildings that make up Florence Cathedral on the Piazza del Duomo in Florence, Italy. Standing adjacent the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Baptistry of St.

Florence Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ( English, "Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower") is the main church of Florence, Italy. Il Duomo di Firenze, as it is ordinarily called, was begun in 1296 in the Gothic style to the design of Arnolfo di Cambio and completed structurally in 1436 with the dome engineered by Filippo Brunelleschi.

Florence Baptistery

The Florence Baptistery ( Italian: Battistero di San Giovanni), also known as the Baptistry of Saint John, is a religious building in Florence, Italy, and has the status of a minor basilica. The octagonal baptistery stands in both the Piazza del Duomo and the Piazza di San Giovanni, across from Florence Cathedral and the Campanile di Giotto.

Opificio delle pietre dure

L' Opificio delle Pietre Dure ha sede a Firenze in via degli Alfani ed è un Istituto Centrale dipendente dal Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo, la cui attività operativa e di ricerca si esplica nel campo del restauro e della conservazione delle opere d'arte.

Firenze Santa Maria Novella railway station

Firenze Santa Maria Novella (in English Florence Santa Maria Novella) or Stazione di Santa Maria Novella is a terminus railway station in Florence, Italy. The station is used by 59 million people every year and is one of the busiest in Italy.

Palazzo Vecchio

The Palazzo Vecchio ( Italian pronunciation: [paˈlattso ˈvɛkkjo] "Old Palace") is the town hall of Florence, Italy. This massive, Romanesque, crenellated fortress-palace is among the most impressive town halls of Tuscany. Overlooking the Piazza della Signoria with its copy of Michelangelo's David statue as well as the gallery of statues in the adjacent Loggia dei Lanzi, it is one of the most significant public places in Italy.