Istituto Gould

Address: Via dei Serragli 49, Florence, Tuscany, 50124, Italy | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Oltrarno area of Florence, is near Brancacci Chapel in Santa Maria del Carmine, Piazza Santo Spirito, Church of Santo Spirito, and Santa Maria delle Carmine.
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