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Institute and Museum of the History of Science, Florence, Italy

Institute and Museum of the History of Science, Florence, Italy

Robert October 10, 2011 0

Our reservation at the Accademia was for 11:45am, that left plenty of time, before that, to visit the science museum (6.5 euros), home not only to Galileo’s telescopes, but also to his finger (relic

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Trattoria Sostanza, Florence, Italy

Trattoria Sostanza, Florence, Italy

Robert October 4, 2011 0

We both wanted our final dinner in Florence to be memorable and I didn’t want to leave Florence without experiencing the Bistecca alla Fiorentina. Again we thought of the Rachael Ray show($40 a Day) and the incredible

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Duomo of Florence, Italy

Duomo of Florence, Italy

Robert September 19, 2011 0

Also not to be missed is the Duomo museum. The museum contains many statues and works of art that were originally on the exterior or within the duomo, or maybe even were just intended

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San Marco Museum, Florence, Italy

San Marco Museum, Florence, Italy

Robert September 9, 2011 0

The San Marco Museum (4 euros), housed in the deconsecrated Dominican convent, has the greatest collection of works by Fra’ Angelico (1395-1455). Fra’ Angelico’s training was in miniatures – he wasn’t afraid of detail, and his work is

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Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence, Italy

Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence, Italy

Robert May 4, 2010 0

Next, the Galleria dell’Accademia (12.5 euros (9.5 plus 3.0 reservation fee) home of the David. The line for the Accademia stretched for a couple of blocks. We were able to bypass the line and enter a

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San Marco Museum, Florence, Italy

San Marco Museum, Florence, Italy

Robert November 3, 2008 0

The San Marco Museum (4 euros), housed in the deconsecrated Dominican convent, has the greatest collection of works by Fra’ Angelico (1395-1455). Fra’ Angelico’s training was in miniatures – he wasn’t afraid of detail, and his work is

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Review: Il Latini, Florence, Italy

Review: Il Latini, Florence, Italy

Robert November 3, 2008 0

                Il Latini Via dei Palchetti, 6/R 50123 Firenze Palazzo Rucellai tel: +39055210916 e-mail:info@illatini.com Lunch was at Il Latini. Fortuitously, two weeks before our trip, the Food Network

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Fiesole, Italy

Robert September 4, 2008 0

Rick Steves recommends the view of Florence from Fiesole, so we took the bus up there to catch the sunset. I wished we had gotten there earlier, because there is an archaeological park and museum that

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