Museo Marino Marini
Deconsecrated in the 19th century, the Chiesa di San Pancrazio is home to this small art museum displaying sculptures, portraits and...
Via de' Tornabuoni
Renaissance palaces and the flagship stores of Italian fashion houses border Via de' Tornabuoni, the city's most expensive shopping...
This small cafe is as famous for what it was – an 1815 child, Negroni inventor and hub of Anglo-Florentine sophistication during the...
A veteran guidebook favourite built around melt-in-your-mouth crostini (toast), Tuscan meats, fine pasta and roasted meats served at...
Piazza de’ Rucellai · interesting places nearby
Palazzo Rucellai information
Designed by Leon Battista Alberti in the 1440s for one of Florence’s richest families, this palazzo is arguably the first Renaissance building to rigorously mimic Roman forebearers – in this case, the Colosseum, with its Doric, Ionic and Corinthian pilasters. Note that the interior is not open to visitors.