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Best things to do in Florence

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Church
“Most impressive from the outside. Inside can be disappointing. If you want to climb the dome we recommend booking in advance. Don't miss the baptistry. ”
217local recommendations
City Hall
“Beautiful medieval palace with incredible decorations. We highly recommend the Secret Passages Tour. ”
120local recommendations
Farmers Market
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“A must in Florence: local food market in the mornings on ground floor and a place to eat, drink, hang around all day”
170local recommendations
Plaza
“wonderful square with original statue outside. also the Palazzo vecchio is located in this square.”
120local recommendations
Flea Market
“Downstairs the everyday food market; upstairs the open restaurant with a wide choice of foods: pizza, beef-steak, lampredotto and trippa (typical florentine foods), pasta, fish, vegetarian... and more others. ”
188local recommendations
Boutique
“This is the most famous shopping street in Florence and houses many of the top fashion designers. Note that this spot is mainly for luxury shopping but is definitely worth a visit.”
109local recommendations
Farmers Market
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“Local's central market, find it all there! Also a nice little clothing and leather street market in front.”
115local recommendations
Ice Cream Shop
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“Gelato is something else here , a lot of gelato places in town but this one is number 1 no doubt ”
83local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“Rustic-chic flair, vibrant atmosphere and delicious food and wines in the Oltrarno district.”
101local recommendations
Department Store
“Many many different brand and on top a wonderful cafe with an amazing view of the city and of the Duomo”
38local recommendations
Plaza
“One of the most iconic monuments of Florence, very close to the flat, a must see”
66local recommendations
Art Museum
“The world famous Gallery of Uffizzi, with amazing and unique masterpieces and beautiful paintings from the Renaissance.”
75local recommendations
Plaza
“The cathedral with Brunelleschi's Dome, Giotto's belltower and the Baptistry”
62local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“If you want to taste the real t-bone steak..you cannot miss a dinner at Latini. Reservation may be needed.”
89local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“Huge place, with many rooms. Excellent quality of food and wines. They are well organized and fast. The panna cotta is amazing”
58local recommendations
Plaza
“Piazza della Repubblica is one of the nicest square in Florence where there are some of the oldest and hystorical bar of the city!”
56local recommendations