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Palazzo Vecchio

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Palazzo Vecchio (Photo Courtesy: sonofgroucho)

Palazzo Vecchio or the old palace is the most important civil building in Florence; the construction of which began in 13th century. The monumental Quarters house some of the great masterpieces such as "Perseus"by Cellini and "the Rape of the Sabine Women" by Giambologna, "Genius of Victory" by Michelangelo.If you have the budget to spare, Hire a guide to tour you around to understand the significance of each nook and cranny of the palace.

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Heritage Site (Haveli or Mansion)

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