Due to the number of photos taken throughout the day I have divided this post into 3 parts in order for the photos to load up more quickly. Please feel free to click on any photo to make it larger for a closer look.
Below is the Basilica Di Santa Croce. It is the burial place of many illustrious Italians, such as Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Enrico Fermi, Galileo, Ugo Foscolo, Guglielmo Marconi, Luigi Cherubini, Leon Battista Alberti, Vittorio Alfieri, Gioacchino Rossini, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Lorenzo Bartolini, Pier Antonio Micheli, Bartolomeo Cristofori, Giovanni Gentile, thus it is known also as the Temple of the Italian Glories
This public fountain is in front of Palazzo Cocchi-Serristor..a renaissance style palace in the Piazza Santa Croce. It presently houses offices of a regional council of Florence
Don't cage me in
Below is the Fountain Of Neptune in the Piazza Della Signoria
Below are photos of living art. The one directly below was amazing.
Of course there was cupid for Valentines Day
Below is an arched walkway that led to the Ponte Vecchio bridge
Below is the famous Ponte Vecchio bridge which spans the Arno River. It is the oldest bridge in Florence. There are many shops built on the bridge
Some of the structures that were on the Pont Vecchio bridge.
This wraps up part 1 of our day in Florence, Italy Part 2 will be posted soon.