People have visited Italy for centuries, but the first to visit the peninsula for tourist reasons were aristocrats during the Grand Tour, beginning 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 to 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, magnificent coastline and beaches, mountains and priceless ancient monuments. Italy also contains more World Heritage sites than any other country in the world. There are many 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 in Florence in Tuscany in Italy, with its trilogy of historic monuments in green, red and white marble, classified as World Heritage of Humanity: the 4th century Baptistery of Saint John, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and the 13th century Giotto bell tower. This museum has 3 floors and 25 different rooms. The dome of the dome is a cathedral decorated with the design of Brunelleschi.
Palazzo Vecchio is the town hall of Florence, the capital of Tuscany in Italy. This palace-fortress, in the shape of a parallelepiped located in Piazza della Signoria, is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. It rubs shoulders with 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 locals in Florence, Pallazo Vecchio is considered a symbol of the power of the people, as 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.
The Oltrarno is the left bank of the Arno which passes through Florence and its district is called in Diladdarno in Florentine. One of the housing estates in Florence which is quite beautiful, like painting and decorated with different colors. The landscape that you can see in a place south of the Arno River includes antique shops, many 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 from artists made by hand or using technology. The city is indeed very proud of the artistic side of each building. Even if you visit cafes and restaurants, the artistic nuances will surely be there.