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TUSCANY – “Dolce Vita” in an Old Land

Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Tuscany, Italy

From Wikipedia

The Palazzo Vecchio (Italian pronunciation: [paˈlattso ˈvɛkkjo] “Old Palace”) is the town hall of Florence, Italy. This massive, Romanesque, crenellated fortress-palace is among the most impressive town halls of Tuscany. Overlooking the Piazza della Signoria with its copy of Michelangelo’s David statue as well the gallery of statues in the adjacent Loggia dei Lanzi, it is one of the most significant public places in Italy.

Originally called the Palazzo della Signoria, after the Signoria of Florence, the ruling body of the Republic of Florence, it was also given several other names: Palazzo del Popolo, Palazzo dei Priori, and Palazzo Ducale, in accordance with the varying use of the palace during its long history. The building acquired its current name when the Medici duke’s residence was moved across the Arno to the Palazzo Pitti.

Comments

  • Shanina Conway
    Shanina Conwayover 4 years ago

    Beautiful light and such amazing palace:)

  • Huge thanks Shanina & for the fav!

    – Denis Molodkin

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...over 4 years ago

    wow! superb sweetheART absolutely delightful ;} happy hippy hugglez

  • Thank you Val!

    – Denis Molodkin

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneover 4 years ago

    Wow, what amazing colours!

  • Thank you Mel

    – Denis Molodkin

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusover 4 years ago

    Fabulous shot !

  • Thank you Steven!

    – Denis Molodkin

  • Hans Kool
    Hans Koolover 4 years ago

    Another great image from Tuscany. Well done!

  • Thank you Hans!

    – Denis Molodkin

  • Denis Molodkin
    Denis Molodkinover 4 years ago

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture

  • Thank you Kathy!

    – Denis Molodkin

  • Mark Robson
    Mark Robsonover 4 years ago

    Great composition Denis :)

  • Thank you Mark!

    – Denis Molodkin

  • Phil Thomson IPA
    Phil Thomson IPAover 4 years ago

    Excellent image with brilliant lighting and great contrast against that blue sky, Denis!!!

  • Thank you Phil!

    – Denis Molodkin

  • tinnieopener
    tinnieopenerover 4 years ago

    Outstanding image Denis:o)

  • Thank you a lot!

    – Denis Molodkin

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