The institute degli innocenti is regarded as a well-known example of early Italian Renaissance architecture and was designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. Originally a childrens orphanage, it became a very important institution in caretaking and education for children and families.
One should think there is no hipster third wave coffee in the land of espresso, cappuccino and latte macchiato, a country having coffee specialities invented like cafe affogato and cafe frappe.
Orto Botanico di Firenze – is the botanical gardens in Florence and an oasis of calmness in a buzzing city. I have never ever visited a city as loud as Florence. It is actually very, very exhausting. To escape the noises I went into the botanical gardens, what was a good plan for proximately 15 minutes and then some groups arrived. The botanical garden looks more like the garden the Monte Christo or another mysterious Earl who left his huge Villa behind and the beautiful garden is left in the wilderness.
The duomo of Florence covers the cathedral di Santa Maria di Fiore and is one of the most beautiful cathedrals I have ever seen. It’s almost fluorescent in the night, golden in the early evening hours and pink early in the morning. Unfortunately, you can only see its full beauty during the night or early in the morning, otherwise the place is so crowded that you hardly see more than the top.