Florence is brimming with energy stemming from the Renaissance. Open-air markets, such as the Mercato Centrale, create a vibrant, colorful atmosphere along the streets. One of the main attributes of the Renaissance, of course, were the artists that arose from this time period, such as Donatello and Michelangelo, both of whom you will become better acquainted with here with visits to the Palazzo Medici Riccardi, the Piazza della Signoria, and the National Museum of Bargello.
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