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Pitti Palace Palazzo Pitti was built in 1458 by one of the richest and most powerful families of the era, the Pittis – business rivals of the Medici family. The appointment was given to Brunelleschi who built what today corresponds only to the central part of the Palace. It currently... Continue reading
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Churches & Monuments

The Cathedral - Santa Maria del Fiore The Cathedral (or “Duomo”) in Italian, was begun in 1296 by Arnolfo di Cambio on behalf of the Republic. When Arnolfo died in 1303 the works were continued by Giotto until his death in 1337. After that the construction was interrupted and started... Continue reading