The Memorial is a beautiful spot amidst wooded slopes, near the Greve River and approximately 5 miles from the historic ... More
Florence American Cemetery & Memorial
The Memorial is a beautiful spot amidst wooded slopes, near the Greve River and approximately 5 miles from the historic center. Green courts with white crosses, on either side of a pylon, consist of 4,398 graves of soldiers who died for their country. The names soldiers is written upon the Tablets of the Missing, which serves as a reminder of sacrifice and loyalty. A staff member is on site at all times to answer questions and assist relatives to the graves. Achievements of the American Armed Forces in this region can be viewed in the north atrium of the memorial.
Encompassing the Biblioteca Laurenziana and the Cappelle Medicee, this basilica is a testimony to the political power and patronage of
the Medici family. Its origins date back to 393 when St. Ambrose consecrated it in memory of the martyrdom ...
Renowned for its panoramic views of Florence and the Arno valley, this terrace is a popular spot with locals and
tourists. Created as part of major restructuring of the city walls, Giuseppe Poggi's sumptuous terrace is typically 19th century. ...
Halfway through the 15th Century Luca Pitti entrusted Brunelleschi with a large building project in the Boboli hills. Work began
in 1457 but was only completed after the middle of the 16th Century by the Medici who brought it ...
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