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Florence's principal palace was begun in 1299 and built as the seat of the Signoria, the fathers of the city's republican government.
Reminiscent of the competition between 15th-century nobles and rich merchants to build the most imposing and beautiful palazzo or palace, the Strozzi is one of the most significant to behold. The Palazzo also houses the Palazzo Strozzi Art Museum, where interesting exhibitions and kids activities sets this modern museum apart.
Designed by Arnolfo di Cambio at the end of the 13th century, the Cathedral's trademark dome is now the symbol of Florence.
Whether or not you are into art, this is a must-see when visiting Florence: Michelangelo's magnificent marble statue of the biblical hero, David.
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