The main shopping district of Pisa

The sun is setting and casting a glow on the Duomo, - the main cathedral in Florence. The bell tower next to the Duomo After a relaxing dinner, we check out the merry-go-round in Piazza della Repubblica. Bright and early the next morning we have reservations for the Uffizi Gallery seen here. Palazzo Vecchio -- a Florentine landmark and former home of the Medici Family
Standing in the courtyard of the Uffizi Gallery looking north with - the castle turret of the Palazzo Vecchio seen in the distance. The top of the Palazzo Vecchio and its distinctive castle turret The Duomo -- Santa Maria del Fiori Cathedral and it's famous dome Giotto's Tower -- the 270 foot tall - Duomo Bell Tower and Campanile Another view of the Duomo and it's neo-Gothic facade and dome
The front of the Duomo -- this cathedral - has the third largest nave of Christiandom. Lorenzo Ghiberti's bronze doors on the Baptistery facing the Duomo Inside the cathedral looking toward the altar The rear of the cathedral has a huge distinctive clock The next morning we're back at Piazza della Repubblica, where we checked out - the merry-go-round earlier.  Many large department stores and restaurants are - located on the square.  It is the site of the original Roman Forum of Florence.

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