Florence is a beautiful city with history written all over the city. It has attracted scholars, historians, leisure travellers, foodies, and people from all sects of life. The city feature slively piazzas where locals and visitors can be seen bonding...more
Florence is a beautiful city with history written all over the city. It has attracted scholars, historians, leisure travellers, foodies, and people from all sects of life. The city feature slively piazzas where locals and visitors can be seen bonding and having fun. There are also a number of museums depicting the artistic lifestyle of Florence. The Uffizi is the most popular museum that takes visitors through the most distinct collection of Renaissance sculptures and paintings.
The old town center has some historic sites like the Palazzo Vecchio, which is the old city palace and the Ponte Vecchio, which is among the oldest bridges and the only bridge in Florence that survived WWII. The Boboli Gardens has some interesting sculptures and visitors can get some fantastic views of the city. To get a complete view of Florence visitors can take a ride to the Fiesole Hill located around 15-20 minutes from the city center. From here they can get complete views of the entire city. The Giotto's Tower also offers magnificent views of the city.
Throughout the city there are numerous souvenir shops where visitors can get beautiful gifts to carry home. Glass beaded jewellery is one of the best souvenirs that one can buy in Florence. The San Lorenzo Markets are good for those shopping on a budget. There are also some excellent shops around Oltrarno. There are also some excellent shops on Ponte Vecchio where visitors can buy jewellery.
Florence is served by the Amerigo Vespucci international airport, which is located about 5Km from the city center. From the airport the city center can be reached easily by buses or taxis. The bus service ideally costs 5 Euros. Taxis ideally charge 25 Euros for a ride to any part of the historic city center.
There are a number of halal restaurants in Florence where visitors can find delicious Italian food and also cuisines from around the world. Some of the best halal restaurants in Florence include Pak Halal Kebab, ZamZamPizze& Kebab, Noor Doner Kebab, Mini Market, etc.
There are a couple of mosques in Florence. These mosques include the Comunita' Islamica Di Firenze E Toscana and the AssociazioneIslamica Di Firenze.