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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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Leave your car at the free car park and take the complimentary, scheduled shuttle into the historic centre of Florence; just one of the benefits of staying at Starhotels Tuscany. This stylish hotel is set in the north of Florence, less than 3 km away from Florence Peretola Airport and the A1 mot ...

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Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci * * * Firenze Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci * * * Firenze
Set on the top floors of two Renaissance buildings, this elegant hotel features a panoramic rooftop garden with beautiful views over the historic centre of Florence. Each of the guest rooms at Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci is complete with antique pieces, Satellite TV and air conditioning. Some have be ...

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Hotel De La Pace * * * Firenze Hotel De La Pace * * * Firenze
The hotel boasts the elegance and charm of a late 19th century aristocratic building set in the historic centre. Enjoy the tranquillity of one of the city's most fascinating streets. Hotel de la Pace will astound you the most with its characteristics of beauty and refinement, modern facilities a ...

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