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5a Piazzale Donatello
4.1 Miles
60 Min
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How Florence became Florence, from its signature cuisine to its central characters, all leading up to its brief stint as capital of a new country called Italy.

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2. The Painted Gardens of Borgo Pinti

1. The "English" Cemetery

2. The Painted Gardens of Borgo Pinti

3. Pellegrino Artusi and the Invention of Italy

4. Piazza d'Azeglio and the New Florence

5. The Great Synagogue of Florence

6. Sant'Ambrogio Market

7. San Miniato and the Poggi Ramps

8. Piazza di Santa Croce

9. The Hollow Statue of Dante Alighieri

10. Vivoli and the Invention of Gelato

11. Dante's Rock and the Meaning of Memory

12. Pinocchio & Porcelain

13. The Steak of San Lorenzo

14. Central Market: A Food Primer


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If you’re looking for an informed and engaging walking tour, this is your app. The guide was thoughtful, accurate, and easy to use. Highly recommend it.

Great walk

Content was high quality and informative. As I was walking, I was always excited for the next story I’d come across.

History lovers

An amazing app for history and culture lovers. Seamless experience, really impressed and waiting for more.


Crossing Cultures


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