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Florence Duomo

The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, and the Duomo, designed by Brunelleschi is one of the most spectacular cathedrals I’ve visited. The dome itself sparked the Renaissance, and ¬†marks the depart from Gothic architecture.

I climbed to the top of the duomo, and since it’s the highest building in Florence, the panoramic view was spectacular.

Of course, my boyfriend couldn’t stop freaking out over all the rooftops he remembered climbing in Assassin’s Creed II.

To match the colours of Tuscan red wine, bell peppers and pomodori, I wore this floral dress from Forever XXI. My shoes are Salvatore Ferragamo of course, which were made and purchased in Florence many years ago by my aunt.

Not only is there a spectacular city view (where you can see merchants selling leather in the San Lorenzo market), but you also get a beautiful peak at the mountains and hills surrounding the city. I could only dream of the grapevines growing there.

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