Tre Gigli

via Palazzuolo 55, Florence, Tuscany, 50123, Italy | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Florence

What a Pitti!

A travel blog entry by rossfamily

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... from it – a testament to his skill and artistry. Also very noteworthy in the Accademia gallery were the other unfinished Michelangelo statues lining the hallway towards David – they were in different stages of completion, so you could better appreciate the sculpting process. They describe the statues as people emerging from the stone like they are coming out of water. Michelangelo was one of the only sculptors of his time to do his work ...

The Italian Job part 4

A travel blog entry by sindlen

... set of doors to the Baptistry are called The Gates of Paradise (named that by Michelangelo, but made by Lorenzo Ghiberti) and are made of ten gold panels that tell the main stories of the Old Testament, but many stories are combined in each panel. If you can see past all the tourists having their photo taken, they are splendid. However, they are also fake. The real ones are in the museum, in an atmosphere of inert gas, and ...

Venice to Florence

A travel blog entry by sindlen

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... in each place you travel through and the speed of the train - we noticed a top speed of 179 kph! Like a motorbike it leans into the corners - very cool (I don't think that they have problems with leaves, frost, rain etc affecting the train here). Our hotel in Florence, the La Scaletta, was near the Ponte Vecchio (and if you know Florence, or have read the latest Dan Brown, on the road directly from the Ponte Vecchio and about half way between the bridge ...

Frenzy in Firenze!

A travel blog entry by blackivers

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... walk from our hotel and this famous 14th century bridge is lined on both sides with jewelry shops with the occasional leather shop as well. We were overwhelmed as the jewelry is all that glitters and glows and is either way too expensive for us or tacky! It's really quite offensive to see it all in one place and I don't think we'll be back here.

On our way back to the hotel we came across a little place off the beaten track for dinner so we stopped ...

My First Italian Catholic Mass

A travel blog entry by stephaniegaul

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Sarah and I googled Catholic Churches in Florence and it came up with Basilica di Santa Croce, and decided we better make our parents proud and attend the 6:00 night mass! I was so excited to be going to a Basilica to make it feel a little like home! The Basilica was MASSIVE! We walked around the outside, deciding on what door we were suppose to enter. We finally asked a local and she led us ...

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This hostel, located in the Historic District/City Center area of Florence, is near Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella, Palazzo Strozzi, Ognissanti, and Poggiali e Forconi Galleria D'Arte.
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