The Birth of Venus – The Venus Anadyomene is being exhibited in Florence

A painting by the Italian artist Sandro Botticelli, probably made in the mid 1480s. It depicts the goddess Venus arriving at the shore after her birth, when

Carlo Collodi – The birthplace of father of Pinocchio in Florence

Carlo Lorenzini, was born in Florence on November 24, 1826. His mother, Angelina Orzali , is a waitress for the illustrious Tuscan family of the Garzoni Venturi

Basilica di Santa Croce – The principal Franciscan church in Florence

The Basilica was built in 1294 over the original structure from 1212 of a design by the great architect Arnolfo di Cambio. Legend says that Santa Croce

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