My Florence (7): The Town Seen from Above

One of the best places in Florence to take pictures is  Piazzale Michelangelo: the view is incredible great, you just need a good camera (a big zoom is a must, this is why I had to set aside my D7000 with its 16-85 mm and take a point-and-shoot camera with a 15x optical zoom). The pictures were shoot in two sessions over two years (pictures 0, 1, 4, 5, and 7 were shot in May 2010, while pictures 2, 3, 6 and 8 were shot in February 2011). Enjoy!

A wonderful Florentine, general picture:

Below, a picture with Palazzo Vecchio and the Duomo (The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore):

We cannot forget about the well-known bridges; in front of the below picture you can see the Ponte Vecchio:

Below, three pictures with the Duomo (The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore):

And of course here is Palazzo Vecchio, situated in Piazza della Signoria:

A general view of the great Basilica di Santa Croce (but there are also wonderful pictures with its façade, I will be back to this in another post):

Finally, no one can forget about the Great Synagogue of Florence:

Point & shoot camera (Nikon Coolpix L100) & photos worked in Gimp.

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