Florence

Arno River 001  The Florence skyline seen from East at sunset 
1 The Florence skyline seen from East at sunset
Arno River 008  Four bridges over the Arno at sunset, seen from East 
2 Four bridges over the Arno at sunset, seen from East
Arno River 011  Almost perfect reflection of the buildings just after sunset, with a view over Ponte Santa Trinita and Ponte Vecchio 
3 Almost perfect reflection of the buildings just after sunset, with a view over Ponte Santa Trinita and Ponte Vecchio
Biancone 002 
4
Buildings 001  Closed market barrows under the Loggia del Porcellino 
5 Closed market barrows under the Loggia del Porcellino
Buildings 007  Palazzo Davanzati, location of the Museum of the Old Florentine House 
6 Palazzo Davanzati, location of the Museum of the Old Florentine House
Buildings 009  Brunelleschi's Cupola and Giotto's Bell Tower behind the roofs of Florence 
7 Brunelleschi's Cupola and Giotto's Bell Tower behind the roofs of Florence
Buildings 020  A typical Medieval Tower House, built for defensive purposes as well as habitation 
8 A typical Medieval Tower House, built for defensive purposes as well as habitation
Buildings 021  The courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi 
9 The courtyard of Palazzo Strozzi
David 001  Just the David's head is still touched by the sunlight at dusk 
10 Just the David's head is still touched by the sunlight at dusk
David 003  The most watched parts of the David overshadow his beautiful head and torso... 
11 The most watched parts of the David overshadow his beautiful head and torso...
David 005  The David and its shadow at sunset 
12 The David and its shadow at sunset
Details 001  The gorgeous Coat of Arms of the Knights of Malta on the facade of the San Giovannino dei Cavalieri church 
13 The gorgeous Coat of Arms of the Knights of Malta on the facade of the San Giovannino dei Cavalieri church
Details 002  A typical pottery glaze with the Virgin and Baby Jesus in the style of Luca Della Robbia 
14 A typical pottery glaze with the Virgin and Baby Jesus in the style of Luca Della Robbia
Details 004  A very typical Tabernacolo, a street shrine with Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus 
15 A very typical Tabernacolo, a street shrine with Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus
Details 005  The Medici Family Coat of Arms is easily recognized by its always present six balls 
16 The Medici Family Coat of Arms is easily recognized by its always present six balls
Details 012  Perspective of arches under the Vasari Corridor 
17 Perspective of arches under the Vasari Corridor
Details 021  A typical street lamp in Florence 
18 A typical street lamp in Florence
Details 023  A Coat of Arms and its long shadow at sunset 
19 A Coat of Arms and its long shadow at sunset
Details 028  In Oltrarno (the district located on the southern bank of the Arno) there are still some true and fascinating artisan workshops 
20 In Oltrarno (the district located on the southern bank of the Arno) there are still some true and fascinating artisan workshops
Details 030  Elegant street lamps close to the imposing Palazzo Strozzi 
21 Elegant street lamps close to the imposing Palazzo Strozzi
Details 034  A perspective of an alley in Oltrarno  (the district located on the southern bank of the Arno) 
22 A perspective of an alley in Oltrarno (the district located on the southern bank of the Arno)
Doors 001  A beautiful lion shaped Horse Tie Ring, there are thousands all around Florence 
23 A beautiful lion shaped Horse Tie Ring, there are thousands all around Florence
Doors 009  Two typical Horse Tie Rings, there are thousands all around Florence 
24 Two typical Horse Tie Rings, there are thousands all around Florence
Doors 015  A very classic Florentine door, arch shaped, with a dark blue bordered number, a grating window and the bicycles used by who needs to move fast in the pedestrian areas 
25 A very classic Florentine door, arch shaped, with a dark blue bordered number, a grating window and the bicycles used by who needs to move fast in the pedestrian areas
Duomo 004  The Cathedral's facade in all his glory at sunset with a dramatic dark sky in the background 
26 The Cathedral's facade in all his glory at sunset with a dramatic dark sky in the background
Duomo 005  The Florence Cathedral at sunset seen from Piazzale Michelangelo 
27 The Florence Cathedral at sunset seen from Piazzale Michelangelo
Duomo 008  The Cupola and the Bell Tower seen from west 
28 The Cupola and the Bell Tower seen from west
Duomo 009  The Cupola and the Bell Tower seen from west in the very last rays of the sun 
29 The Cupola and the Bell Tower seen from west in the very last rays of the sun
Duomo 013  A perspective of a street with the Brunelleschi's Cupola grayed out by an overcast day 
30 A perspective of a street with the Brunelleschi's Cupola grayed out by an overcast day
Duomo 019  The Florence Cathedral seen from the top of the Florentine red roofs 
31 The Florence Cathedral seen from the top of the Florentine red roofs
Duomo 022  The Florence Cathedral illuminated by a strong light beam just after a storm 
32 The Florence Cathedral illuminated by a strong light beam just after a storm
Duomo 023  The Florence Cathedral seen from a hill 
33 The Florence Cathedral seen from a hill
Duomo 031  An old clock and a street lamp partially hide the Brunelleschi's Cupola and the Cathedral facade 
34 An old clock and a street lamp partially hide the Brunelleschi's Cupola and the Cathedral facade
Duomo 034  Giottos's Bell Tower, 85 meters tall (277ft), completed in 1349. 
35 Giottos's Bell Tower, 85 meters tall (277ft), completed in 1349.
Duomo 037  The Florence Baptistry, older than the Duomo, completed in 1128 in Romanesque style 
36 The Florence Baptistry, older than the Duomo, completed in 1128 in Romanesque style
Duomo 041  The Florence Baptistry, older than the Duomo, completed in 1128 in Romanesque style 
37 The Florence Baptistry, older than the Duomo, completed in 1128 in Romanesque style
Duomo 043  The amazing Cupola designed by Filippo Brunelleschi, still the largest brick dome ever constructed, built in just 16 years between 1420 and 1436, 114 meters tall (376 ft) 
38 The amazing Cupola designed by Filippo Brunelleschi, still the largest brick dome ever constructed, built in just 16 years between 1420 and 1436, 114 meters tall (376 ft)
Duomo 045  The south side of the Cathedral and the Brunelleschi's Cupola 
39 The south side of the Cathedral and the Brunelleschi's Cupola
Duomo 047  Giottos's Bell Tower, 85 meters tall (277ft), completed in 1349 
40 Giottos's Bell Tower, 85 meters tall (277ft), completed in 1349
Duomo 051  The Cathedral's Dome seen from a window of the Bell Tower 
41 The Cathedral's Dome seen from a window of the Bell Tower
Duomo 056  The east doors of the Florence Baptistry, Porta del Paradiso by Lorenzo Ghiberti, ten golden panels depicting scenes from the Old Testament 
42 The east doors of the Florence Baptistry, Porta del Paradiso by Lorenzo Ghiberti, ten golden panels depicting scenes from the Old Testament
Lanzi 001  The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Jean de Boulogne (Giambologna) under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria 
43 The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Jean de Boulogne (Giambologna) under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria
Lanzi 006  The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Jean de Boulogne (Giambologna) under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria 
44 The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Jean de Boulogne (Giambologna) under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria
Lanzi 010  Perseus holding the head of Medusa and a marble Lion under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria 
45 Perseus holding the head of Medusa and a marble Lion under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria
Lanzi 016  Hercules beating the Centaur by Jean de Boulogne (Giambologna) under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria 
46 Hercules beating the Centaur by Jean de Boulogne (Giambologna) under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria
Perseus 001  Perseus holding the head of Medusa by Benvenuto Cellini under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria 
47 Perseus holding the head of Medusa by Benvenuto Cellini under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria
Perseus 005  The head of Medusa in the hand of Perseo, by Benvenuto Cellini under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria 
48 The head of Medusa in the hand of Perseo, by Benvenuto Cellini under the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria
Pitti 009  The Boboli Gardens behind Pitti Palace 
49 The Boboli Gardens behind Pitti Palace
Pitti 014  A fountain in the Boboli Gardens behind Pitti Palace 
50 A fountain in the Boboli Gardens behind Pitti Palace
Ponte Vecchio 002  The Ponte Vecchio illuminated by the warm sunset light against a dramatic dark sky just after a storm 
51 The Ponte Vecchio illuminated by the warm sunset light against a dramatic dark sky just after a storm
Ponte Vecchio 003  The Ponte Vecchio illuminated by the warm sunset light against a dramatic dark sky just after a storm 
52 The Ponte Vecchio illuminated by the warm sunset light against a dramatic dark sky just after a storm
Ponte Vecchio 003a  The Ponte Vecchio and a red leafage in Autumn 
53 The Ponte Vecchio and a red leafage in Autumn
Ponte Vecchio 005  Amazing reflactions of the Ponte Vecchio lights over the Arno river just after sunset 
54 Amazing reflactions of the Ponte Vecchio lights over the Arno river just after sunset
Ponte Vecchio 007  The almost perfect reflection of the Ponte Vecchio over the calm waters of the Arno river 
55 The almost perfect reflection of the Ponte Vecchio over the calm waters of the Arno river
Ponte Vecchio 015  The almost perfect reflection of the Ponte Vecchio over the calm waters of the Arno river 
56 The almost perfect reflection of the Ponte Vecchio over the calm waters of the Arno river
Ponte Vecchio 018  The Ponte Vecchio and the other bridges on the Arno river seen from the Piazzale Michelangelo 
57 The Ponte Vecchio and the other bridges on the Arno river seen from the Piazzale Michelangelo
Ponte Vecchio 020  The Ponte Vecchio is like a normal Florence street that crosses the Arno River, on the left the Vasari Corridor (the covered passage that links Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti) and on the right the roofs of the goldsmith shops 
58 The Ponte Vecchio is like a normal Florence street that crosses the Arno River, on the left the Vasari Corridor (the covered passage that links Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti) and on the right the roofs of the goldsmith shops
Ponte Vecchio 024  The Ponte Vecchio and some rowers 
59 The Ponte Vecchio and some rowers
Ponte Vecchio 029  The Ponte Vecchio seen through a grating window of the Vasari Corridor (the covered passage that links Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti) 
60 The Ponte Vecchio seen through a grating window of the Vasari Corridor (the covered passage that links Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti)
Reflections 001  The upside-down reflection of the Arnolfo's Tower of Palazzo Vecchio in a puddle just after the rain 
61 The upside-down reflection of the Arnolfo's Tower of Palazzo Vecchio in a puddle just after the rain
Reflections 003  The upside-down reflection of the Brunelleschi's Cupola (Dome of the Florence Cathedral) in a puddle just after the rain 
62 The upside-down reflection of the Brunelleschi's Cupola (Dome of the Florence Cathedral) in a puddle just after the rain
Reflections 009  The upside-down reflection of the Florence Cathedral in a puddle just after the rain 
63 The upside-down reflection of the Florence Cathedral in a puddle just after the rain
Reflections 018  The upside-down reflection of the Brunelleschi's Cupola (Dome of the Florence Cathedral) in a puddle just after the rain, while a bicycle is passing 
64 The upside-down reflection of the Brunelleschi's Cupola (Dome of the Florence Cathedral) in a puddle just after the rain, while a bicycle is passing
Santa Croce 001  The Basilica of Santa Croce and the homonymous square 
65 The Basilica of Santa Croce and the homonymous square
Santa Croce 002  The divine poet Dante Alighieri and the facade of Santa Croce 
66 The divine poet Dante Alighieri and the facade of Santa Croce
Santa Croce 010  The Brunelleschi's Pazzi Chapel in the cloister of Santa Croce 
67 The Brunelleschi's Pazzi Chapel in the cloister of Santa Croce
Santo Spirito 001  The Basilica of Santo Spirito in Oltrarno (the district located on the southern bank of the Arno) 
68 The Basilica of Santo Spirito in Oltrarno (the district located on the southern bank of the Arno)
San Marco 001  The Basilica of San Marco 
69 The Basilica of San Marco
San Miniato 003  The Basilica of San Miniato al Monte in the sunset light 
70 The Basilica of San Miniato al Monte in the sunset light
San Miniato 005  The Basilica of San Miniato al Monte and the iron gates at the feet of its staircase 
71 The Basilica of San Miniato al Monte and the iron gates at the feet of its staircase
San Miniato 007  The golden mosaic on the facade of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte 
72 The golden mosaic on the facade of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte
San Miniato 010  The staicases that lead to the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte 
73 The staicases that lead to the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte
San Miniato 013  A night view of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte 
74 A night view of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte
Signoria 001  An after sunset perspective of the Uffizi Gallery and the Arnolfo's Tower over Palazzo Vecchio 
75 An after sunset perspective of the Uffizi Gallery and the Arnolfo's Tower over Palazzo Vecchio
Signoria 004  An after sunset perspective of the Uffizi Gallery and the Arnolfo's Tower over Palazzo Vecchio 
76 An after sunset perspective of the Uffizi Gallery and the Arnolfo's Tower over Palazzo Vecchio
Signoria 009  Palazzo Vecchio stands out over the red roofs of Florence 
77 Palazzo Vecchio stands out over the red roofs of Florence
Signoria 012  Palazzo Vecchio stands out over the red roofs of Florence 
78 Palazzo Vecchio stands out over the red roofs of Florence
Signoria 013  Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria 
79 Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria
Signoria 017  Palazzo Vecchio and the Arnolfo's Tower 
80 Palazzo Vecchio and the Arnolfo's Tower
Signoria 024  A persepctive with the Arnolfo's Tower of Palazzo Vecchio 
81 A persepctive with the Arnolfo's Tower of Palazzo Vecchio
Signoria 029  The famous Florentine Flagwavers in Piazza della Signoria celebrating an official event 
82 The famous Florentine Flagwavers in Piazza della Signoria celebrating an official event
Signoria 030  The famous Florentine Flagwavers in Piazza della Signoria celebrating an official event 
83 The famous Florentine Flagwavers in Piazza della Signoria celebrating an official event
Signoria 031  The "Biancone" (the Big White), Fountain of Neptune, Piazza della Signoria 
84 The "Biancone" (the Big White), Fountain of Neptune, Piazza della Signoria
Snow 001  The silhouette of the Michelangelo's David coverd by snow at sunset, Piazzale Michelangelo 
85 The silhouette of the Michelangelo's David coverd by snow at sunset, Piazzale Michelangelo
Snow 002  The Florence Cathedral at down, covered by snow 
86 The Florence Cathedral at down, covered by snow
Snow 011  The Florence city centre seen from Piazzale Michelangelo 
87 The Florence city centre seen from Piazzale Michelangelo
Snow 038  Perseus holding the head of Medusa after a snow fall 
88 Perseus holding the head of Medusa after a snow fall
Views 001  The Florence skyline seen from distant hill 
89 The Florence skyline seen from distant hill
Views 002  Palazzo Vecchio and the Florence Cathedral just after sunset, seen from Piazzale Michelangelo 
90 Palazzo Vecchio and the Florence Cathedral just after sunset, seen from Piazzale Michelangelo
Views 003  The Florence Cathedral just after sunset, seen from Piazzale Michelangelo 
91 The Florence Cathedral just after sunset, seen from Piazzale Michelangelo
Views 004  Palazzo Vecchio just after sunset, seen from Piazzale Michelangelo 
92 Palazzo Vecchio just after sunset, seen from Piazzale Michelangelo
Views 008  Florence downtown just after sunset, seen from Piazzale Michelangelo 
93 Florence downtown just after sunset, seen from Piazzale Michelangelo
Views 022  Palazzo Vecchio and the Cathedral glimpsed through a naked tree in Winter 
94 Palazzo Vecchio and the Cathedral glimpsed through a naked tree in Winter
Views 024  Palazzo Vecchio and the Cathedral in the background of Camellias 
95 Palazzo Vecchio and the Cathedral in the background of Camellias
Views 031  Florence downtown seen from a hill 
96 Florence downtown seen from a hill