Attractions in Florence include Brunelleschi's Duomo is the main church in Florence, Italy and is a Gothic style church that began construction in 1296.
Florence is also home to gorgeous churches of Santa Maria Novella, Santa Croce, San Miniato, San Marco, Santo Spirito, San Lorenzo. The major museums are the Uffizi, Palazzo Pitti (with the Boboli Gardens) and the Accademia (with Michelangelo's "David").
Boboli Gardens is more than a garden, it is one of the greatest open air museums in Florence. The development of this green architecture spans 400 years. Boboli Gardens includes an amphitheater decorated with beautiful statues, a steep sloping avenue Viottlone and the Grotta Grande (the Buontalenti Grotto)
Near the Duomo is the Baptistry with Lorenzo Ghiberti's famous bronze doors. The merchant princes' of Florence left us the beautiful Palazzo Medici and Strozzi. If you have time, be sure to attend a concert at the Parco della Musica Opera di Firenze (Florence's new opera house). Lastly there is of course the Ponte Vecchio and the designer boutiques of via Tornabuoni. Outdoor gardens in Florence: This is also a perfect guide for Pitti Uomo - Florence's mens' fashion shows.
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