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By Richard J. Goy

Each 12 months, thousands of tourists shuttle to Florence to recognize the architectural marvels of this recognized Renaissance urban. during this compact but finished quantity, architect and architectural historian Richard J. Goy bargains a handy, available consultant to the city’s piazzas, palazzos, basilicas, and different architectural attractions, in addition to pertinent ancient information relating to Florence’s special city environment.
 
essentially laid out and entirely illustrated, this guide is designed round a chain of expertly deliberate jogging excursions that surround not just the city’s so much fashionable architectural websites, but additionally its lesser-known gemstones. Maps are adapted to every jogging journey and supply extra references and insights, besides introductory chapters at the city’s architectural heritage, city layout, and development fabrics and methods. that includes a whole bibliography, thesaurus of key phrases, and different important reference fabrics, Goy’s consultant will allure either to tourists who want a better architectural context and research than that provided by way of a conventional advisor and to come viewers seeking to rediscover Florence’s such a lot captivating sites.

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