People have visited Italy for centuries, but the first to visit the peninsula for tourist reasons were aristocrats during the Grand Tour, starting in the late 17th century and flourishing in the 18th century. Rome, as the capital of the powerful and influential Roman Empire, attracted thousands of people from across the empire to the city and the country. Traders and merchants came to Italy from different parts of the world. Italy is the fifth most visited country in terms of international tourist arrivals.
People mainly visit Italy for its rich culture, cuisine, history, fashion and art, beautiful coastline and priceless beaches, mountains and ancient monuments. Italy also contains more World Heritage sites than any other country in the world. There are a lot of tourist destinations to visit here in Italy!
Piazza del Duomo
The piazza del Duomo is with the piazza della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio, the most important tourist place of Florence in Tuscany in Italy, with its trilogy of historical monuments in green, red and white marble, classified as World Heritage of Humanity: the 4th century Baptistery of St. John, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and the 13th century Giotto’s Campanile. This museum has 3 floors and 25 different rooms. The dome of the dome is a cathedral decorated with the design of Brunelleschi.
The Palazzo Vecchio is the town hall of Florence, the capital of Tuscany in Italy. This palace-fortress, in the form of a parallelepiped located in Piazza della Signoria, is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. It runs alongside the Loggia dei Lanzi and the Uffizi. This military style building, with its 308 foot tower, is truly charming. See also the beauty of the frescoes on the walls of the Medici family. According to the people of Florence, Pallazo Vecchio is considered a symbol of the power of the people, because the palace was built after the collapse of the Ubert Gibelline tower.
In this palace you will find many ornamental paintings on the walls of this palace. The ornamental paintings were painted directly by Leonardo da Vinci and Michaelangelo Buonarroti, two of Florence’s most famous artists.
Oltrarno is the left bank of the Arno which passes through Florence and its district is called Diladdarno in Florentine. One of the housing estates in Florence which is quite beautiful, like the painting and decorated with different colors. The scenery you can see in a location south of the Arno River includes antique shops, lots of restaurants, and a path made of rocks. Oltrarno is a region rich in art and culture. In fact, here you can also buy old and artistic works of art by artists made by hand or with the help of technology. The city is indeed very proud of the artistic side of each building. Even if you visit the cafes and restaurants, the artistic undertones will surely be there.