Friday, November 9, 2012

INDUSTRIAL ARCHEOLOGY - Old Gasometer

GASOMETRO DELL'ANCONELLA 
Address: Via dell'Anconella, Florence
Bus: Line 6 stop at Fonderia  


If you're curious to see weird secrets of Florence, discover the weird iron structure of the old Gasometer...

Monday, November 5, 2012

CADAVERS ON DISPLAY - Museum La Specola

WAX ANATOMICAL MODELING
Address: Via Romana 17, Florence
Opening: Mon to Fri 9 am to 1 pm and Sat 9 am to 5 pm


Not for faint of stomach. Discover a quite creepy museum. Because a cadaver can be interesting, surely from a medical perspective...  

Sunday, November 4, 2012

IF ONLY DARWIN COULD BE HERE... - Zoology at La Specola

ZOOLOGY AT MUSUEM LA SPECOLA 
Address: Via Romana 17, Florence
Opening: Mon to Sat 9 am to 1 pm
Price: € 4 

"I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created the Ichneumonidae (a small insect) with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of caterpillars or that a cat should play with mice"...

SECRET PLACE WITH A SEDUCTIVE VIEW - Santa Trinita Bridge

PONTE SANTA TRINITA
How to get there: It is the bridge that connects Piazza Santa Trinita with Piazza de Frescobaldi. Right in front of Ponte Vecchio 


Discover the secret place on the Arno river, in the frontrow on Ponte Vecchio...



Saturday, November 3, 2012

VISIONS FROM THE PAST - Cinema Odeon



CINEMA TEATRO ODEON
Address: Piazza Strozzi 2, Florence
How to get there: It is in the heart of the city, a few steps from Piazza della Repubblica 

Odeon Cinema is a place of cultural exchange and a reference point for movie culture. It's one of the historical cinemas in Florence where you can relive the enchantment of the cinema of the past...