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This square marks the ancient heart of Florence and is the site of the Giubbe Rosse café where intellectuals and artists met in the early years of the 20th century.
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Florence, Italy
Duomo
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"merry go round"
in 25 reviews
"beautiful carousel"
in 8 reviews
"street performers"
in 11 reviews
"jewish ghetto"
in 6 reviews
"apple store"
in 6 reviews
"giubbe rosse"
in 5 reviews
"huge square"
in 5 reviews
"triumphal arch"
in 4 reviews
"designer shops"
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"via roma"
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"roman times"
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"roman forum"
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"lovely square"
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"your bearings"
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"meeting place"
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"leather goods"
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"gelato"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Piazza della Repubblica is impressive no matter from which direction you approach. The relatively modern triumphal arch and the square itself, the cafes and bars and people watching opportunities. There seemed to be renovation going on which disrupted the ambiance somewhat but the carousel...More

Thank Tony G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is on the piazza, first of the city's forum and then of the city's old ghetto, which was swept away during the city improvement works or Risanamento initiated during the brief period when Florence was the capital of a reunited Italy, work that also...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Nice choice of restaurants, close to everything. Charming carousel. Currently being renovated June 2018 so construction mess

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

This is one of the central squares of Florence. The cafes there are actually historic and have been around for a long time. It was once a busy marketplace. They have actually discovered some old ruins below the streets and there is currently excavation around...More

Thank Karim M
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

It was once the location of the Jewish Ghetto during the days of Cosimo I, and was the site of a once very busy marketplace. It's shape, size and function has changed many times over the centuries, but still retains an incredible energy and excitement...More

Thank hlew123
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

A massive square with an impressive archway. One of the main squares of Florence and marks the centre of the city since Roman times. The old Jewish quarters were also located here. The square can hold a lot of people and weekend markets as in...More

1  Thank Della G
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

A wonderful area to relax, have fun and people watch. The piazza boasts a beautiful carousel, great street musicians and amazing architecture. Sit, enjoy and watch the show.

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Piazza della Republica is a famous square in Florence. There are cafes, restaurants and a beautiful carousel in the middle. It is a fantastic square with musicians and also undetectable concerts where you can take a breathe of real Florence's spirit. Florence at night was...More

Thank Titus D
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Was once the Jewish Ghetto and then cleaned up as Florence became the first capital of the new Italian Republic in the 1870s. Now a fun, exciting piazza with the famous carousel and a couple of old well known cafes, Pazkowski and Bar Gilli. Great,...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

As there are many tourist in this spot, it is very crowdy. Even though gor those who want to socialise is a good spot.

Thank elona84shima
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