Florence (Italian: Firenze) is the regional capital and most populous city of Tuscany, with a population of around 370,000 inhabitants. The city sits on the River Arno and is known for its rich artistic and architectural history, as well as its importance as a creative and political capital during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and is often referred to as the “Jewel of the Renaissance”. The city is famed for its wide ranging art collections. Popular artistic locations include the Pitti Palace, the Accademia Gallery and the world famous Uffizi Gallery. Florence has been the birthplace or chosen home of many notable figures from history, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Donatello, Dante, Boccaccio and Niccolò Machiavelli. Florence’s most reproduced sight is Michelangelo’s statue of David and its most eye-catching landmark is Brunelleschi’s dome on the Duomo. There is so much to see in this beautiful city.
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