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Mercato Centrale

Piazza del Mercato Centrale, Via dell'Ariento, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy

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About Mercato Centrale

The Central Market of Florence is located between via dell'Ariento , via Sant'Antonino, via Panicale and piazza del Mercato Centrale . It was one of the results of the rehabilitation period, from the period of Florence as the capital of Italy at the end of the 19th century. Inside the market, vendors sell various primary ingredients of Tuscan cuisine. In the northern corner of the market, there is a seafood area in which vendors sell fish and shell fish that have been wild-caught in Italy or imp



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Cappelle Medicee0.16km from Mercato Centrale

The Medici chapels, built as the burial place of the Medici family, are now a state museum in Florence, obtained from some areas of the basilica of San Lorenzo.  The rooms are now known collectively as "Medici chapels" were built between the 16th and 17th centuries as an extension of the Brunelleschi basilica in order to celebrate the Medici family. The Medici chapels are now a museum, which can be accessed from the back of the basilica, in Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini.

Basilica di San Lorenzo0.19km from Mercato Centrale

The basilica of San Lorenzo is one of the main Catholic places of worship in Florence, located in the homonymous square in the historic center of the city. It is one of the churches that compete for the title of oldest in the city and has the dignity of minor basilica. The tourist market of San Lorenzo is held near the church. For three hundred years it was the city's cathedral before the official seat of the bishop was transferred to Santa Reparata.

Laurentian Medici Library0.26km from Mercato Centrale

The Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana is the Medici’s library designed by Michelangelo in the San Lorenzo complex in Florence. It is also a major working library.  Laurentian Medici Library. The Laurentian Medici Library is a major library in Florence. For tourists, the main sight is the magnificent Renaissance reading room designed by Michelangelo. the library was built to emphasize that the Medici were no longer merchants but members of intelligent and ecclesiastical society. It contains manuscri

Riccardi Medici Palace0.26km from Mercato Centrale

The Palazzo Medici is a Renaissance palace located in Florence, Italy. It is the seat of the Metropolitan City of Florence and a museum. It was well known for its stone masonry, which includes architectural elements of rustication and ashlar. The palazzo is divided into different floors. The ground floor contains two courtyards, chambers, anti-chambers, studies, lavatories, kitchens, wells, secret and public staircases and on each floor there are other rooms meant for family.

Leonardo Da Vinci Museum0.29km from Mercato Centrale

The Leonardian Museum is located in Vinci, in the Province of Florence, the birthplace of Leonardo Da Vinci.  Housed in the two locations of the Palazzina Uzielli and the Castello Dei Conti Guidi, it is one of the largest and most original collections dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, architect, technologist, and engineer and, more generally, to the history of the Renaissance technique.

Basilica of Santa Maria Novella0.36km from Mercato Centrale

The basilica of Santa Maria Novella is one of the most important churches in Florence and stands on the homonymous square. If Santa Croce was and is an ancient center of Franciscan culture and Santo Spirito hosted the Augustinian order, Santa Maria Novella was for Florence the reference point for another important mendicant order, the Dominicans.  The church, the adjoining cloister, and the chapter house contain a multiplicity of art treasures and funerary monuments.

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Tuscany is known for its landscapes, history, artistic legacy, and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science, and contains well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace. Tuscany is also known for its wines.