Grifoncino Suites Hotel

Via Gaetano Pilati, 20-22, Florence, Tuscany, 50136, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Florence

Glorioso Santa Croce

A travel blog entry by mitchdee07 on May 26, 2014

5 comments, 22 photos

... viewing an overwhelming number of art treasures in the main part of the church, then exited into the cloister, where the Pazzi Chapel is located. This little chapel, designed by Brunelleschi, is yet another Renaissance gem. As we sat inside, the haunting strains of a Canto Gregorio rang out, which we believe was a recording being played by a teacher or professor guiding her students on a tour of the chapel. This impromptu performance, a portion of which ...

Florence, Statue kingdom!

A travel blog entry by emseurope on Dec 07, 2013

9 photos

... centuries ago after one King designed and made them for his wives, If the rings are taken off they are extremely hard to get back on so he would know which wives were cheating on him. I purchased one as my one nice pieces of jewellery from Europe, I got the 6 piece ring and most definitely haven't been game enough to take it off!


After the leather demonstration I took the optional walking four with a local tour guide, which saw me having to kill myself ...

Half Way There

A travel blog entry by ljean on Oct 16, 2013

2 comments

... projects than the interior design students did but one was not better than another. They were just very different. Now I'm used to being in classes with the same 20 girls every day with the same professors who have been watching the quality of our work develop over time. It's a very competitive and stressful environment. I'm really glad that I am getting a break from that. I don't remember the last time I felt that good after a presentation. The last time I had ...

Is it Art or is it Stuff? Florence Day 2

A travel blog entry by rdumler on Sep 19, 2013

14 photos

... houses the final resting place, generally in the floors and walls, of many "Greats" including Michaelangelo, Galileo, Machiavellli and others. Of course, along with the tombs come huge paintings, a lot of sculptures and an original relic or two. The interesting part to me are the human stories. For example, poor old Galileo was deemed a heretic in his final years for believing the planets rotated around the sun. Duh? Our last stop was the ...

Day Eight: All Roads Lead to Rome

A travel blog entry by grant.gullekson on Aug 13, 2013

75 photos

... didn't do a very good job of keeping my interest. I kept one ear on her speeches and wandered around, snapping pictures. My second look at the Duomo, now in daylight, was just as impressive. The three different colors of marble and intricate detail really demanded attention. The inside was painted using a process similar to the Sixteenth Chappell, where the the artist paints in wet cement. Opposite the ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Campo di Marte area of Florence, is near National Enoteca, Pugi Marcello, SMA Uffici, and Mac & Idea.
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