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"This tour depart in front of Basilica di San Lorenzo one of the largest churches of Florence situated at the centre of the city’s main market district and the burial place of all the principal members of the Medici family.Then we will stop in Santa Maria del Fiore the main church in town. Il Duomo di Firenze as it is ordinarily called was begun in 1296 in the Gothic style to the design of Arnolfo di Cambio and completed structurally in 1436 with the dome engineered by Filippo Brunelleschi. The cathedral complex
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"Depart from Rome and drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Once you arrive in Florence the city tour will start at Piazzale Michelangelo where you can enjoy the amazing view of the entire center of Florence. Then you will reach Ponte Vecchio for some of the best views of Florence. You will walk through the lovely streets of the city and yo with its beautiful Brunelleschi's Dome. Before reaching Piazza della Signoria you can also admire the Baptistry and Giotto's Bell Tower. After lunch (included) you can relax and have a walk in the nice San Lorenzo outdoor market where you can find a very high quality leather jackets and other clothes at very convenience price (Florence is very famous for its leather products)You will leave Florence arou where the guide will show you the famous Leaning Tower Piazza dei Miracoli
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Fountain of Neptune - Il Biancone Tips (29)

Fountain of Neptune

this will be pictures of the Fountain of Neptune situated beside the Palazzo Vecchio in Piazza Della Signora of which was built in 1555 by renaissance artist Bartolomeo Ammannati. (the statue is now a...
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machomikemd
Jun 23, 2016

Fountain of Neptune

The Neptune Fountain (Italian: Fontana del Nettuno) is a fountain in the Piazza della Signoria in front of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. The image is of marble and bronze and is 560 centimeters...
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Twan
Jun 18, 2015

Fountain of Neptune – central meeting point

In the Piazza della Signoria, to the left of the Palazzo Vecchio, is a fountain with Neptune as its center piece. Neptune, the Roman god of the sea, has a face similar to Cosimo I de’ Medici. The...
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brendareed
Jun 15, 2014

Fountain of Neptune

Statue by Bartolomeo Ammannati. The Neptune figure, whose face resembles that of Cosimo I de' Medici, was meant to be an allusion to the dominion of the Florentines over the sea. The pedestal in the...
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xxsentiaxx
Sep 30, 2009

Fountain of Neptune

The Fountain of Neptune is a fountain in Florence, Italy, situated on the Piazza della Signoria (Signoria square), in front of the Palazzo Vecchio.This work by Bartolomeo Ammannati (1563–1565) and...
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mallyak
Aug 31, 2008

The Neptune Fountain

A stunning fountain in marble and bronze in Piazza Della Signoria in Florence.This courtyard is the most beautiful one in Tuscanny if not in the whole of Italy.Spend at least a couple of hours here in...
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y2ketan2007
Jan 26, 2008

Fontana del Biancone

Fontana del Biancone (The Neptune Fountain) is a work of Ammannati and his younger collaborators, including Giambologna. Your attention is immediately drawn to the powerful figure of Neptune, but...
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viddra
May 23, 2007

Don't miss Neptune Fountain & Equestrian Statues

In the big Piazza della Signoria, you will see the unmissable Fontana del Nettuno (Neptune's Fountain: 1560-75), created by Bartolomeo Ammannati as a tribute to Cosimo I's naval ambitions. However,...
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longsanborn
May 02, 2007

Il Biancone (Fountain of Neptune)

The Fountain of Neptune is called by the Florentins Il Biancone (The White Giant). The sculptor was Bartolomeo Ammannati and the year was 1565, with the occasion of a wedding in the Medici family. The...
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codrutz
Aug 22, 2006

Neptune Fountain

The Neptune Fountain in Piazzelle della Signoria has been called a waste of marble by Michaelangelo. It is the main fountain in the square and is probably most significant as a locator for the plaque...
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rcsparty
May 01, 2006

The Fountain of Neptune

This is a large fountain built by Bartolomeo Ammanuati during the period 1560 to 1565, an apprentice of Michelangelo, for Cosimo de Medici the ruling family. It was his intention to make Florence a...
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Mikebb
Apr 26, 2006

Fountain I can't remember the name of

I am such a terrible tour guide, sorry folks, I keep forgetting the names of things I have seen, really famous things that I should know!! Is it something about Neptune?? Please help me!! Anyhow, we...
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alisonr
Nov 16, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near Fountain of Neptune - Il Biancone

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Piazza Della Signoria

This will be pictures of the famous equestrian Statue and Monument of Cosimo I (a Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany) who commissioned the statue as monument to the ruler's power and copied from the...
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Loggia Dei Lanzi

part four of my tips with close up pictures of the various sculptures in the Loggia Dei Lanzi if you want to savor some of the Renaissance Sculptures and works of art for Free, then Head to the...
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Palazzo Vecchio

The Palazzo Vecchio was the main Town Hall of Florence of which it lies along the Piazza Della Signora of which along the entrance sits the Copies of Michaelangelo's David (of which the original was...
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Museo Palazzo Davanzati

The Palazzo Davanzati is an old Florentine home the belonged to a wealthy merchant family. Built back in the 1300s and now a museum, it gives you the idea of how the wealthy lived in Florence. The...
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Orsanmichele

Orsanmichele is both a church and a museum. The building began as an open loggia that held a grain market with the grain stored upstairs as well as offices; later the walls of the loggia were filled...
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Mercato Nuovo

the original name of the Mercato Nuovo is Loggia del Mercato Nuovo of which one of the famous Old Markets of Florence. It is also called Loggia del Porcellino due to the pork statue in front of the...
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