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Florence landscape

I’m Michela Goretti, a professional photographer based in Florence, the wonderful city of the Renaissance. I graduated in photography in 2010 in a prestigious academy in my city. I have always loved photography considering it an essential part of my life. Through photography I express my idea about the world, […]

Bridge Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio is one of the most famous bridges in the world, crossed by thousands of people every day. The structure of Ponte Vecchio was innovative: composed of three large lowered arches, it surpassed for the first time in the West the Roman model of using round arches, which would […]

Piazzale degli Uffizi

The Uffizi is one of the most famous museums in the world for its extraordinary collections of ancient sculptures and paintings (from the Middle Ages to the modern age). The history of the site on which the building was built is curious: the entire neighborhood, which was rather run-down and […]

Fiume Arno e Ponte Vecchio, Firenze

I would like to introduce you to some interesting facts about Arno the river of Florence. The Arno River was one of the main contributors to Florences’s economic flourishing: it was a gateway for lumber from Apennines and for trade. In addition, the river water served to make crafts and […]

Piazza Santa Croce, Firenze

Piazza Santa Croce in Florence owes its name to the basilica of the homonymous basilica, one of the largest Franciscan churches in Italy famous as well as for preserving the frescoes by Giotto, sculptures of Benedetto da Maiano, Desiderio da Settignano and Canova, but also for being the burial place […]