The Caffè Rivoire is located in Piazza della Signoria in Florence.
Enrico Rivoire, Savoia royal family chocolatier, was from Turin and brought to Florence the tradition of the typical hot chocolate from his hometown.Details
The Dante death mask plays a key role in Dan Brown’s Inferno novel.
This precious object is preserved in the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, most specifically in a small andito (hallway) on the first floor, between the Apartments of Eleanor and the Halls of Priors.Details
The Hall of Geographical Maps is a room full of charm, located on the second floor of the Palazzo Vecchio. It features fifty-three geographical maps, depicting the world as it was known in the middle of the sixteenth century.
The environment was created by Giorgio Vasari between 1561 and 1565 by order of Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici to fulfill the dual function of cloakroom—the room where the most important documents were kept—and cosmography room.Details
The Buontalenti Grotto in the Boboli Gardens is a fascinating place, where you feel as though you’re in a fairy tale. The Grotta di Buontalenti (also known as Grotta Grande or the Big Grotto) was built by Bernardo Buontalenti between 1583 and 1593, commissioned by Francesco I de’ Medici.Details