Tourist guide of Florence

Tourist guide of Florence

Florence Capital of Tuscany, spreads on the banks of the Arno, almost in the middle of the Italian peninsula. His population is around half a million inhabitants. It’s a city which rich with industry and craft, commerce and culture, art and science. Period when the city was at the height of its glory in art and culture, in politics and economic power, is 15th century,under the rule of the Medici family, who later became the Grand Dukes of Tuscany.   The Grand Dukes of the Medicis was succeeded, in the 18th century, by the House of Lorraine, when in 1860 Tuscany became part of the Kingdom of Italy of which Florence was the capital from 1865 to 1871. In this years, the city has once more taken up its role as centre for culture and the arts for all Italy. The economy of Florence is based mainly on the services sector, as the city is an important commercial centre. Thanks to traditional centuries-old banking and financial sector, Florence was always an important commercial centre. Crafts (jewelry, footwear, leatherwork, ceramics, wrought-iron and reproduction furniture) and tourism, of course, provide considerable sources of income. Industry consists mainly of small and medium-sized firms, but has fairly important sectors(optical, pharmaceutical, chemical, metallurgical and textile).     If you visit Florence for the first time , you will have definitely an unforgettable journey through Architektur and old art of Florence . The center is compact and can easily be walked to cross from one end to thirty minutes. Your tour can begin from Piazza del Duomo, the religious center of Florence with the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the symbol of...