Florence (Italian: Firenze, pronounced [fiˈrɛntse]; Old Italian: Fiorenza, Latin: Florentia) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the province of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with 367,569 inhabitants (1,500,000 in the metropolitan area[2]).

Without exaggerating, Tuscany is the most photographed and written region in Italy. It has a long history and beautiful scenery. Florence is definitely worth a visit.

Florence was founded in 58 f. Christ. Florence was the first city in Europe that paved its streets.

In the 1300s, Florence was the richest city in Europe and it was during the Florentine Renaissance Brunelleschi became the father of modern architecture. It was then that Botticelli painted the “Venus” and spring “, Michelangelo sculpted” David “before he was called to Rome by Pope.

Florence was capital of Italy, between 1865-1871, shortly after the unification of Italy.

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The city lies on the River Arno and is known for its history and its importance in the Middle Ages and in the Renaissance, especially for its art and architecture. A centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the richest and wealthiest cities of the time[3], Florence is often considered the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance; in fact, it has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages.[4] It was long under the de facto rule of the Medici family. From 1865 to 1870 the city was also the capital of the Kingdom of Italy.