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Signs of HistoryChiesa di San Giuseppe - Pisa, Italy

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This Sign is placed in the left side of the main door of the San Giuseppe church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 11/6/2018

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsMedieval Tower of St. Nicholas Gate in Florence, Italy

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A preserved tower is all that remains of the medieval five mile circuit of city walls of which it was an integral part were mostly demolished in the second half of the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member marcius

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 4/29/2012

last visited: 5/31/2014

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Historic FortsForte di Belvedere - Florence, Italy

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he Forte di Belvedere or Fortezza di Santa Maria in San Giorgio del Belvedere (often called simply Belvedere) is a fortification in Florence, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/17/2013

last visited: 6/2/2015

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Exact ReplicasDavid - Florence, Italy

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At the entrance of the Palazzo Vecchio, in the original location there is a copy of "David ", the original by Michelangelo was moved to the Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: 4/10/2019

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Exact ReplicasJudith and Holofernes - Florence, Italy

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At the entrance of the Palazzo Vecchio, in one of the original locations of it there is a copy of "Judith and Holofernes", the original by Donatello was moved to the Sala dei Gigli inside the Palazzo Vecchio in 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/26/2013

last visited: 4/25/2012

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Exact ReplicasMarzocco (Florentine Lion) - Florence, Italy

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In front of the Palazzo Vecchio, in the original location there is a copy of the Marzocco (Florentine Lion), the original by Donatello was moved to the Museo nazionale del Bargello.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 9/30/2013

last visited: 4/10/2019

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Old World OriginalsFlorence - Italy

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Florence, Italy Give his name to Florence, Alabama, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 7/8/2019

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsCosimo I de Medici - Florence, Italy

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The Military Order of Knights of St. Stephen was created by Cosimo I of 'Medici, first Grand Duke of Tuscany.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 11/8/2018

last visited: 7/8/2019

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First of its KindFIRST: Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo I de' Medici - Florence, Italy

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An equestrian statue honoring the first Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo I de' Medici is located in the north corner of the Palazzo della Signoria, Florence, Italy

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: 7/8/2019

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Signs of HistoryChiesa di Santa Felicita - Florence, Italy

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Santa Felicita (Church of St Felicity) is a church in Florence, Italy, probably the oldest in the city after San Lorenzo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryColonna di Santa Felicita - Florence, Italy

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This XIV century granite column raised as an offering of thanks for the 1244 victory over the Patarine Heretics by the Knights of Santa Maria.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesColonna di Santa Felicita - Florence, Italy

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This XIV century granite column raised as an offering of thanks for a victory in a battle, according to the historical marker it was severely damaged by the retreating German troops and was later restored and put back in its place.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/2/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsDeath of Filippino Lippi - 500 years - Florence, Italy

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This plaque in honor of the five-hundredth anniversary of the death of Filippino Lippi is placed in the main facade of the San Michele church in Florence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 11/1/2013

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasIl Porcellino, Florence, Italy

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Il Porcellino ('little pig') is a statue of a Boar. This repilca stands less than 10 minutes walk from the original, which is housed in the Museo Bardini.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Pensive Travellers

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 1/2/2011

last visited: 7/7/2017

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World War II SitesPalazzo di Parte Guelfa - Florence, Îtaly

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The Palazzo di Parte Guelfa (also called Palagio di Parte Guelfa) is a historical building in Florence, it was damaged by German bombs in August 1944 and subsequently restored.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: 7/8/2019

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Signs of HistoryEx-chiesa di Santa Maria sopra Porta - Florence, Italy

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The former church of Santa Maria Sopra Porta is located in the historic center of Florence on via Pellicceria. It is now home to the Palagio di Parte Guelfa Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: 7/8/2019

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World Heritage SitesHistoric Centre of Florence

in World Heritage Sites

Birthplace of the Renaissance and home to the Medicis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Wanderer7

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/16/2005

last visited: 4/10/2019

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Religious FreedomCarlo Levi - Florence, Italy

in Religious Freedom

This plaque can be found in the house where Carlo Levi found refuge from anti-Semitic persecution.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: 5/29/2016

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Infamous Crime ScenesDuomo of Florence, The Pazzi Conspiracy - Florence, Italy

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Failed coup d'etat by a group of high ranking conspirators resulted in the murder of Giuliano de' Medici and the wounding of Lorenzo de' Medici. The attack occurred in the Duomo of Florence.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 2/23/2017

last visited: 4/11/2019

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Exact ReplicasGates of Paradise (East Doors of the Baptistery of St. John) - Florence, Tuscany, Italy

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The gilded bronze east doors of the Baptistery of St. John, were named the "Gates of Paradise" by Michelangelo. The original was created by Lorenzi Ghiberti. They are now being preserved at the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 4/11/2019

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsColonna di San Felice - Florence, Italy

in Specific Wars Monuments and Memorials

you can find this monument to the Battle of Marciano of the Italian War of 1551 in the Piazza San Felice in the city of Florece.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/12/2013

last visited: 5/31/2016

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Signs of HistoryChiesa di San Felice - Florence, Italy

in Signs of History

The Chiesa di San Felice (Church of St Felix) is a church in Florence, Italy. It is located on the south bank of the River Arno, just west of the Pitti Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOratorio di San Sebastiano dei Bini - Florence, Italy

in Signs of History

The oratory of Santo Spirito was built in 1287 and is located in the city of Florence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesBoboli Gardens - Florence, Italy

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Twelve villas and two gardens spread across the Tuscan landscape are classified as World Heritage Sites as "Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany", The Boboli Gardens is one of those two gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 5/30/2014

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Signs of HistoryChiesa di San Pier Gattolino - Florence, Italy

in Signs of History

The church of San Pier Gattolino is a Catholic place of worship which is located in the Via Romana, Florence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: never

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