Palatine Hill, Rome

Palatine Hill. Rome

Palatine Hill

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Goodbye Florence!

Florence Street

Somewhere in Florence

Piazza dela Republica, Florence

Piazza della Repubblica is one of the main squares in Florence and marks the center of the city since Roman times. The Colonna della Dovizia or also known as the Column of Abundance marks the point where the cardus and decumanus maximi met and where the Roman forum stood.

Colonna della Dovizia

Column of Abundance

Murals

Florence house

The Basilica di Santa Croce

The Basilica di Santa Croce

 

Sanctuary

 

The crucifixion of Christ

Our Lady

Last Supper

 

Galileo Galilei has been called the “father of observational astronomy”.

 

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni. Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence.

 

Dante Alighieri was the major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy is widely considered the most important poem of the Middle Ages and the greatest literary work in the Italian language.

 

The first Italian poet

Dante Alighieri was the major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages.

 

Santa Croce Backyard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Florence Cathedral

Duomo under the stormy sky

Florence Cathedral, formally the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, is the cathedral of Florence, Italy. It was begun in 1296 in the Gothic style to a design of Arnolfo di Cambio and was structurally completed by 1436, with the dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi.

Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Frescos and Sculptures on a front of Duomo

Uffizi

Uffizy Museum

Ceiling Fresco

 

Entrance to Tribuna

 

The Tribuna of the Uffizi is an octagonal room in the Uffizi gallery, Florence, Italy. Designed by Bernardo Buontalenti for Francesco I de’ Medici for Cosimo I de’ Medici[1] in 1584, the most important antiquities and High Renaissance and Bolognese paintings from the Medici collection were and still are displayed here.

 

Saint Sebastian

 

Madonna with the child

 

Madonna of the Pomegranate
Alessandro Filipepi, detto BOTTICHELI

 

Immaculate Conception with Six Saints,
Piero di Cosimo

Portrait of a young man
PERUGINO, Pietro Vannuci

 

Greek

Laocoon and His Sons by Baccio Bandinelli

 

Supper with a Lute Player by Gerri van Honthorst

 

The Birth of Venus, Alessandro Filipepi, detto BOTTICHELLI

Florence through the Windows

Florence Cathedral

Florence Roofs from Uffizi Museum balcony. Duomo – Florence Cathedral.

 

Santa Croce

Rain in Florence. View from Basilica Santa Croce.

Palazzo Vecchio

The Palazzo Vecchio is the town hall of Florence, Italy. It overlooks 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.

Palazzo Vecchio Clock

Florence at Night

 

View from Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
Amazing view from Piazzale Michelangelo. The most remarkable attractions of the city Palazzo Vecchio, Florence Cathedral and Basilica di Santa Croce dominate on a city scape at night-time.