Florence

Overall Score

3.5

Forence is a city of astonishing beauty, it is rightly considered the Athénnes of Italy. The city is located in the northern part of Italy, is not connected to the sea. The ethnic majority of the citys population is Italian (95.66\%), but it also includes Romanians and Albanians. ×The Arno River runs through the whole city. It is the center of the province of Tuscany. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Many of the citys monuments are included in UNESCOs World Heritage List. Florence was the birthplace of La Nance, which is why there are so many churches, palaces, and museums created by great masters. The museums now house the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Micheleangelo, Dante and other masters who lived in Florence hundreds of years ago. Niccolò Maccachiavelli, an outstanding political thinker, was associated with the city for many years, as secretary to Lorenzo Medici, during which time he wrote several works that were subsequently published as an authentic book of politicians.

The average monthly temperature range is in the following range: January +8; February +10, March +12, April +16, May +21, June +24, July +29, August +29, September +24, October +19, November +15, December +12.

The Florence was founded in 59 A.D. by Helius Caesar. The name «Florenzia» is translated as flowering. From the fourth century onward, Philocepcion was a reincarnation of the Bishop of Europe. In its history, the city has changed hands several times, from one ruler to another, and has been under the rule of the Isle of Venice, the Ottomans, the Franks, and the Lombards. The citys rebirth is attributed to the beginning of the nineteenth century. In the mid-thirtieth century, the city introduced its own gold coin, florin, which was highly prized in Europe. Among the famous Florentines – Dante Allegieri, in his Divine Comedy, he actually created the literary Italian language, which became the basis of the modern Italian language. Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buononorotti also worked for a long time in Florence. In the fourteenth century, the Medici family settled in the city, and under their leadership the city was the cradle of the humanist and Renaissance movements. In the eighteenth century, the power of the Medes family was replaced by the dynasty of the Tartar Georgians. At the time of Italys accession, Tuscany was incorporated into Italy and Fiorentzia became the capital of the new state.

The center of the city, where all tourists and locals gather, is Cinénerie and Cathedral Square. At St. Peters Square, statues commemorating significant events in the life of the city stand.

Palaglio Piti is the most beautiful palace in Florence, created in the mid-fiftieth century by the architect Brunelleschi. Its facade is 205 meters long and 38 meters high. It is the largest of the palaces of Florence. Today it is one of the largest museums in Florence. It is home to the Museum of Modern Art, the Palatine Gallery, the Silver Museum, the Museum of Silver, the Museum of the Faurel, and the Museum of Cares. In addition, there is the largest costume gallery in Italy.

Palaglio Medici Riccardi – a large, rich house from the Renaissance period. It was built at the end of the fifteenth century. It was an example of a new kind of Aristocratic palace: a four-poster with a rustic face. In 1516 the lower floor hall was enclosed in brick, and windows with piers were added to the darkened arches. In 1655 the family of Riccardi bought the palace, and then expanded the façade and the shell of the building, changing the original design. Its original purpose was to serve the administrative apparatus of the state. Officii means services, institutions. It is now home to one of the largest museums in the world. It was built in a stately style that emphasizes the power and the might of the state.

The Museum of Archaeology is now housed at Créchette Palace. Most of the exhibits in the collection were collected by the Medievalists. There is a rich collection of ethnic Russian art here. There is a hall dedicated to Egypt, in which one can see the Hathar Goddess, the Hathar Goddess, the Pharaoh of Seth I.

The church of SantMaria Novella was built by the domineering monks Sisto da Firenze and Ristoro da Campey. Construction began in the thirtieth century. The rooms of the church are divided by internal pylons into three naves, the pylons having an artistic form of interlocking columns, which are supported by arches terminated by sagittarius sockets. The interior changed in the nineteenth century. The interior of the church was designed by Vasari, Brunelleschi, Rossellino, Giroliano da SantAngelo and other masters of different eras.

The church of SantAgata Croce was not finally built until the fourteenth century, and its construction began in the fourteenth and fifteenth century. It is a marvelous monument of architecure, for it is designed in an artful manner and contains the richest collection of works of art. This church, first of all, is known for its unique collection of monuments and architecture: the Michelangelo Monument by Vasari in the 16th century, the Dante Alley Monument by Dante

100 USD = 92.32 EUR

Overall Score

3.5
  • Air quality: 44 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 380,000 people
  • GDP: $31,279 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 19 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Vodafone
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: You are not expected to tip restaurants in Italy. A service charge is sometimes added to the bill, ranging from 1 to 3 Euros, or 10% – 15%. This charge must be indicated on the menu. Some may also add an extra charge for the diner ware and extras (tablecloth, silverware, plates, bread, etc.), this is normal.
  • Apartment listings: Immobiliare
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: MyTaxi
  • Best coworking space: SmartHub
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best hospital: Azienda Sanitaria de Firenze
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Ryanair
  • Best intl air carrier: Alitalia
  • Monthly costs for expat: $2200
  • Monthly costs for family: $4200
  • Monthly costs for local: $1200
  • Meal: $15
  • Small Cola: $2.5
  • Beer 1 Pint: $7.5
  • Coffee: $1.3


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