Piazza della Repubblica

Sign in corner of piazza  (49k)

Sign on side of building indicating the location. Before it was re-developed in 19th century this piazza held the main food market.

In very spacious piazza   (81k)

This piazza is very large as you can see here. In Roman times the great forum was here.

Landmark archway   (71k)

This is the most recognizable feature of this piazza. Built in 19th century as primary feature of a facelift for the piazza.

Great Arch   (72k)

This arch leads past some hotels to the piazza degli Strozzi.

Arch Closeup  (67k)

This closeup shows the date of construction to be 1895.

Interesting Building  (82k)

We just liked this building.

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