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Freddy Rivera is looking for advice on Florence :

I need advice on things to do, places to stay, and places to eat. Can you help?

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Liza Prado recommended Uffizi Gallery
Uffizi GalleryPiazzale degli Uffizi, 50122 Florence, Italy
The Uffizi is a must-see museum when you're in Florence. It houses a huge collection of some of the world's masterpeices; works by da Vinci, Botticelli, Giotto, Michelangelo, Raphael, Rembrandt, ... read more
Caravaggio...you get the picture. Lines to get in can be daunting--buy your tickets online to cut your wait time significantly.
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Liza Prado recommended Il Duomo of Florence
Il Duomo of Florence Piazza Duomo 17, Florence 50122 Italy
It impossible to miss seeing Il Duomo in Florence. Boasting the largest brick dome in the world, this cathedral is another must-see when you're in town. Climb the 400+ stairs to the top for a ... read more
breathtaking view of Florence as well as a close up look at the dome's interior frescoes.
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Julia P recommended Uffizi Gallery
Uffizi GalleryPiazzale degli Uffizi, 50122 Florence, Italy
If you're in Tuscany you really must hit Florence just for a day and go to the Uffizi Gallery for the incredible Renaissance artworks.
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Hey Freddy, the Uffizi is such a must that I'm going to second Liza's reco. To eat in Florence you MUST try chianina beef.

Monique Vanni recommended Trattoria Sostanza
Trattoria SostanzaVia della Porcellana, 25 r, 50123 Florence, Italy
The Bistecca Fiorentina (a massive steak), is the traditional thing to eat in Florence. This place is a real local secret, and a good tip for escaping the tourist hords and sub-par food in the city. ... read more
Booking highly recommended!
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Monique Vanni

This is a great local place to eat!

Craig Kellar recommended Trattoria Antellesi
Trattoria AntellesiVia Faenza, 9, Firenze, Italy
Favorite restaurant in Florence. Hands down.
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Craig Kellar

Great place for excellent home-made pasta.

And yes, you really do need to go to the Uffizi like the ladies said.

Craig Kellar recommended Medici Chapels Museum
Medici Chapels Museum Piazza di Madonna degli Aldobrandini, Florence 50123 Italy
The Medici chapel was stunning, for both its marble interiors and marble statues. Both the Chapel of the Princes and the New Sacristy are worth a look, particularly for the impressive Michelangelo ... read more
statues in the New Sacristy.
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Craig Kellar

After the classics (Duomo, Uffizi, Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens, Academia), I also highly recommend this place.

Craig Kellar recommended Hotel Brunelleschi
Hotel BrunelleschiPiazza Santa Elisabetta 3, Via De Calzaioli, Florence 50122, Italy
Loved this hotel. Cute from the outside, clean and efficient on the inside, and a great location - centralized, but in a little cul-de-sac kinda space.
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Craig Kellar

I thought this place was great, location and cuteness-wise. I also found a decent rate when we went.

Katie Pierce commented on this question

It might be a little more stressful and requires more work on your end, but booking an apartment in Florence is a great way to stay in the city. When I went to Florence I stayed in an apartment about 2-3 blocks from the duomo. I got to meet a few locals who grew accustom to seeing me wander about the neighborhood and needless to say I left Florence after making a few new Italian friends.

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Katherine Baugher recommended Piazzale Michelangelo
Piazzale MichelangeloPiazzale Michelangelo, Florence, Province of Florence, Italy
Overlooking the renaissance city and the larger area, this scenic overlook boasts the most beautiful views in the region. Pack a picnic in the early evening and enjoy a breathtaking sunset amongst ... read more
classic sculptures. Although you should be prepared for a little hike up a stone staircase to the point, know that the trek is well worth it.
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