Santa Maria della Pace

Localita Botinaccio, Florence, Tuscany, 50025, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Florence

You Win Some You Lose Some

A travel blog entry by kerriejohn on Jul 12, 2014

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... We got off on a wrong note by starting with their temporary modern art exhibition which was jewellery by a designer (whose name I have expunged from my memory) whose approach appears to have been that every square millimetre of the surface of each piece had to be encrusted with diamonds. Even the few pieces whose form was pleasing were made crass and gaudy by an overabundance of bling. The 18th ...

Orange lit Florence

A travel blog entry by amyryush on Apr 14, 2014

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... create subconscious messages and expectations within people. As an asian woman, and also as a female engineer I hate any kind of comments that will lead to subconscious reinforcements of such stereotypes.

Anyway once we had unpacked we hurried our way to the boboli gardens. It was crazy to see how much Florence was defined by the Medici family and the renaissance. The Medici had their old palazzo vecchio but ditched it for the palace ...

Milan to Florence

A travel blog entry by sasha.jentley on Dec 09, 2013

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... by the stained glass. It seemed more colorful and more detailed than other basilica's we've been to this trip. I also learned that this Basilica housed many tombs of honorable Italians. The floor was covered in what looked like tombs, and there were larger ones on the walls. We passed one of Galileo, Machiavelli and Michelangelo. There was also a Statue of Liberty, which I really enjoyed. Learn more about it here: ...


A travel blog entry by lindaa48 on Oct 09, 2013

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... I also love the intricate detail that is included in the instruments. They were not only functional they are works of art! All too soon we had to head back to the station so we didn't miss the train home. Once we sat down on the train we realised that we hadn't sat down since we got off the train that morning! Our feet were aching!! Dinner last night was at our hotel, which was just as well as everyone was exhausted from our wonderful day in ...


A travel blog entry by prairiegirl on Sep 29, 2013

2 comments, 9 photos

... which took us to La Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudi's huge unfinished basilica. The basilica's three facades tell the story of Christ's life. The front and back of the basilica are the most impressive, showing the birth and death of Christ, respectively. A third facade, The Glory Facade, is in progress and will represent the elements of Earth, Wind, Fire and Water. Under construction for over one hundred years, it is still not completed, but when ...