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Loggia della Signoria

The Loggia della Signoria or dei Lanzi (because here the "Lanzichenecchi" -Landsknechts- camped in 1527), was built between 1376 and 1381 with the function of accommodating the numerous popular public assemblies and the official ceremonies of the Republic of Florence, like those of installation of the lordships. From the architectonic point of view, the construction joins gothic elements to ones of classic matrix. In the course of the 1500 the loggia lost the original function, and became an open air museum of the sculptures of the medicea collection. In 1555 Cosimo I placed here the Perseus by Benvenuto Cellini and in 1585 Francisco I placed the Rape of the Sabine by Giambologna. At the end of the 1700 a new preparation was created, with the positioning in the Loggia of numerous ancient sculptures moved to Florence from Villa Medici in Rome.

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Gaze over the cultural city of Florence, with panoramic rooftop views and rooms overlooking the cloisters of the church of Santa Maria Novella. Situated in the central Piazza Santa Maria Novella, this hotel has been embellished by the restoration work of the architects Edoardo Detti and Carlo Sc ...

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Montebello Splendid is an 18th-century villa that is now a five-star boutique hotel. It is a 5-minute walk from Santa Maria Novella Station, close to the River Arno. The villa has a beautiful garden where you can dine in the summer. The restaurant serves traditional dishes and a wide choice of w ...

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