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Experience The Skyline Of Florence

Florence has some of the most mesmerising views across Italy. The red terracotta roof tiles are the famous highlights of Florence’s skyline that has claimed a name amongst tourists on Instagram. There are many points across Florence that haven’t been explored yet that give a treat to the sore eyes. Here is a small list of some of the best views of the skyline in the city of Florence :

North Terrace

north terrace florence
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The northern terrace is not accessible to the public and only the people who are part a glimpse of Florence tour can access this terrace. The terrace spreads over the whole cathedral and gives a stunning skyline view that one cannot imagine. Since the limited access to this place, it is not very crowded and only a few people are allowed permission to be on the terrace on a daily basis.

Brunelleschi’s Dome

Brunelleschi’s Dome
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It is one amongst the most famous viewpoint in Florence that can ensure the best skyline view for guests but no pain, no gain! Tourists need to climb 463 steps to reach the top of Dome and it is usually very crowded and you will have to patiently wait in queues to climb and get on to the top. The view one on top gives you an absolute birds-eye view of the entire city of Florence and the hard work to get on top will definitely be worth it.

Giotto’s Campanile

Giotto’s Campanile
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Giotto’s Campanile is the one which presents a climb less difficult to the top and gives a lookout right across from the dome of Brunelleschi. When one reaches the peak, the 360-degree panoramic view experience is unbeatable. You can even climb up here and find the tip of the Palazzo Vecchio.

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La Terrazza

La Terrazza
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Alfresco terrace is a place which is the most suitable selection for the people who love to sip on coffee or tea while enjoying a skyline view. The Piazza Della republican has a department store whose top floor offers a marvellous view and the benefit of no crowds here gives you an opportunity to enjoy the peace while basking in the glory of the skyline view.

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Chiesa di Orsanmichele

Chiesa di Orsanmichele
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Orsanmichele church is just around the corner from Piazza Della Republican. The modest exterior may fool travellers, but the interior design of the church is an amazing wonder. It houses the museum which is open to the public only on Mondays. Entrance to this museum is free of cost and there is a floor over the museum which accommodates an empty room with wall to wall windows that provide a spectacular view of Florence.

Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio
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Palazzo Vecchio is a historic government building The bell tower in Palazzo Vecchio that is allowed to climb gives a breathtaking view of the city. The museum holds the rich history of Italy’s arts and literature over the years. The entry ticket to the Museum costs 12.50 Euros and there is no strict dress code visitors must adhere to. This is one of the most popular places to get to experience the skyline of Florence.


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