Istituto Gould

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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    Piazza With a View

    A travel blog entry by likakana82 on Apr 16, 2014

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    ... all I got was a leg, though, haha). After admiring David, we looked in the other rooms of the museum, backtracking to see the Rape of the Sabine Women by sculptor Giambologna and a few other minor works. It's a small museum and we spent about 40 minutes inside and found it really enjoyable.

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    Secret Bakery Time

    A travel blog entry by stephaniegaul on Nov 08, 2013

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    ... time in the morning. Before we knew it, the bakery would open and close their door to hand out pastries, I could smell the pastries baking with a slight essence of Nutella and chocolate in the chilly Florence air. There was so many people waiting for them because it was prime time after the bars to get their pastry fix. We stood in line and ordered 3 (2 chocolate nutella and 1 creme) and split the third one between the two of ...

    Black (and Blue and Grey) Sunday

    A travel blog entry by miles_to_go on Oct 28, 2012

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    ... a souvenir, and my eyes had been roving constantly over every leather goods shop we have passed throughout our stay in Firenze. Italy in general is known for its leather, as is Firenze specifically. As I've mentioned before, this city has a very long history with artisans/craftsmen of all schools, and leatherworking is alive and well and among the most important craft being worked today. Pick just about any street; if you find just one ...

    Fellow Aussies.......they're everywhere

    A travel blog entry by travelsofmarty on Oct 07, 2012

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    ... says he's too busy, although clearly he is just sitting there reading the paper, then Paul suggests we walk. In this we are fortunately saved by the rain (never thought I'd say I'm glad it's raining), so we are stuck in Poggibonsi till the train to Florence around lunchtime. We find a cafe and have a coffee and get talking to an older couple from Brisbane who are on their way to Siena for the day. They have come from Florence. So we trade tips and ...

    The Florence Grand Tour

    A travel blog entry by lmcfarland on Mar 06, 2012

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    ... or Giotto's Campanile, which began its skyward ascension in 1334).The white, pink, and green marble exteriors were added in a 19th century frenzy of Firenze civic pride, their way to celebrate Italy's unification into a single country. And when there's no constitutional separation of church and state, then tax dollars are easily devoted ...