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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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Hotel Londra * * * * Firenze Hotel Londra * * * * Firenze
Just 200 metres from Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, Hotel Londra features free Wi-Fi, friendly staff, and clean, spacious and elegantly furnished rooms in the centre of Florence. Start your day in Florence with Hotel Londra’s excellent buffet breakfast. Dine in the hotel’s One Garden Loung ...

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Hotel City * * * Firenze Hotel City * * * Firenze
Just 150 metres away from Santa Maria Novella Station and a short stroll from the Duomo, you’ll find Hotel City. Take advantage of the hotel’s free Wi-Fi connection.
This family-run hotel offers a friendly service in the most historic area of Florence. The ancient building is complimented by ...

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Hotel Bretagna * * Firenze Hotel Bretagna * * Firenze
Hotel Bretagna was once home to a local noble family. Admire original Florentine furnishings, plus a fantastic view of the River Arno and Ponte Vecchio from the hotel's panoramic terrace.
The guest rooms are elegantly decorated. They are located in the main hotel and the Residenza d'Epoca, b ...

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