Piazzale Michelangelo, Ponte Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy

Nice artwork. In the pic of Mary carrying Jesus, the artist captured the marks on his forehead from the thorns.

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Standing at Piazzale Michelangelo (Michelangelo Square) with the panoramic view of Florence in front me, I have to pinch myself literally for the commanding view of the Duomo, the Arno River dividing the city in two and the surrounding houses of ocher color facade is more than enough reason why Florence possibly will always be my most favorite stopover in Italy.

In simple terms, Florence is a town where expectation meets reality- what you see in postcards is what you will see in real life.
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To enjoy this magnificent view of Florence one must head to Piazzale Michelangelo either by walking from the city center or taking the public transportation.

There is a bus stop across Piazza Giuseppe Poggi named after Guiseppe Poggi the architect of the panoramic walk leading to the piazzale. Taking the so called Poggi Ramps is the best way to go up, you can take your…

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