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Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy

The Piazza della Signoria is the location of the Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace) which dates back to the 14th century and now serves as Florence’s Town Hall.  The door to the Palazzo Vecchio is flanked by a copy of Michelangelo’s … Continue reading

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The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence, Italy

The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (Basilica of St. Mary of the Flower), commonly referred to as the Duomo, is the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Florence, Italy.  Construction of the Gothic structure was begun in 1296 but the Gothic … Continue reading

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