The Palazzo Vecchio was begun in 1294 as a palace-fortress for the rulers of Florence during its age as a city-state.
One of the entrance ways into the Palazzo Vecchio.
A view of Florence from the top of the Cathedral dome. This is looking towards the front of the Cathedral with the
Campanile on the left.
Another view of Florence from the top of the Cathedral dome.
This building from 1308 once served as the headquarters for the Wool Guild.
The front of the church Santa Maria Novella
A typical scene in Florence.