Florence is the capital of Tuscany, Italy. The incredible Florence is recently rated as the world no. 1 city in this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards. The city is rich in culture and astonishing destinations. The beauty is indefinable and all tourists’ destinations are unique in their origin. No wonder, the world’s no. 1 rating is justified. The world’s number one rated city is famous for the rich history. The city was the centre of medieval European trade and finance. The city has been the wealthiest cities of its time as depicted by the huge buildings and construction. The city is also famous for being the birth place of Renaissance and for this reason it is also known as “the Athens of the Middle Ages“. The remarkable city Florence has been the centre of politics as well which has not been a steady one. The famous political rulers include the powerful Medici family. The city can also be called as the city of numerous religious and republican revolutions. It has also been the capital of kingdom of Italy from 1865 to 1871. The places which are worth seeing in Florence include Statues at Uffizi Gallery, Palazzo Vecchio, Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza della Signoria, Gucci Museum, Cappella dei Principi, Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Santa Trìnita, Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore, Great Synagogue of Florence, Grand Hotel Villa Cora, The Duomo’s Dome Fresco, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, Boboli Gardens, Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, The Porcelain Museum, Tower of the Palazzo Vecchio, Church of the Santissima Annunziata and Piazza della Libertà.
Florence is a city of taste in everything including the architecture, designing and even food. The tourists who visit Florence try the unique recipes. The most tried dish is the renowned bistecca fiorentina. The Florentines have rich taste whether you try the tomato-sauced trippa alla fiorentina in a five star restaurant or a tripe sandwich from a food truck or cart. As Florence has world renowned museums and is an icon of culture, the culture tourism is quite strong. The city hosts several events including exhibitions, conferences, meetings, social forums and concerts all year. The statistics indicate that over ten million tourist visit the spectacular Florence every year. The Google rating for the city is 5 stars. The climate is hot in summers and winters are coupled with rainfall and occasional snow. The huge revenue is generated from the tourists who visit the city which makes it the most significant industry. The peak season is from April to October ad it is said the tourists are more these than the locals in these months. The places like Uffizi and Academia museums are mostly booked and they sell over 1.6 million tickets a year. It is a must see for all those who are interested in history or have a great taste in arts.