The church next to the Leaning Tower

Walking back to the train station through the streets of Pisa 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

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