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First stop was San Croce, resting place of many renaissance giants.
Interior contains many elaborate tombs and memorials such as this tomb of Galileo. Others include Michelangelo, Dante, and Machiavelli.
Back along the Arno River to the Ponte Vecchio, world's oldest bridge!
Ponte Vecchio is only for foot traffic and shopping at some of the world's greatest gold stores.
View of Uffize Gallery from across the Arno River.
Plaza Vecchio has a copy of Michelangelo's David, but not like the real one. We were able to get into see the real one, but no photography was allowed.
Cellini's bronze statue of Perseus beheading Medusa, 1554.
Duomo is a challenge to photograph because of the surrounding narrow streets.
The unique marble is green and pink.
Huge bronze cast doors.
Napoleon Bonaparte was putting on a show for the kids!
Next was across the river to the Pitti Palace & Boboli Gardens.
View of Florence's unique red rooftops from Pitti Palace.
Bathouse at Pitti Palace.
Italy's version of our 99 cent store. Everything for one Euro!
Just a casul Saturday morning parade!
Street shopping for art in Florence was everywhere.
Jim made a morning trip on local train over to Pisa to be sure the Tower was still leaning.
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