Piazza Repubblica is considered the "Salotto di Firenze" ("The Florence Living Room). Characterized by elegant architecture, discerning bars (Giubbe Rosse, Paszkowsky, Gilli � where a cappuccino costs up to 10 Euros!) and ...
...the presence of optimum quality hotels, it additionally hosts the best shoppping of the city (everything from Dolce and Gabbana to Zara) and the most famous shopping streets of Florence (Via Tornabuoni, Via della Vigna Vecchia, Piazza Strozzi).
Living in this area, make sure you visit Edison Bookshop (where you can also indulge in breakfast reading your favourite author) and the square public Post Office (an architectural masterpiece) .
Other unmissables include Piazza Strozzi (located one minute on foot from Piazza Repubblica) one of the nicest squares in Florence where you can find the Palazzo Strozzi (which hosts several exhibitions throughout the year), the British Institute Palace, the stunning Odeon Theatre showing original language movies, the Giorgio Armani shop and the very cool Colle Bereto Bar�a square for Florentines and their visiting counterparts to see and be seen.
Nearby you can also admire one of the most elegant churches of Florence , Orsanmichele, with its fascinating story�
Piazza Repubblica is a wonderful zone, albeit one of the most expensive areas to live in the historical centre of Florence. It is most certainly an area of the city that we happily recommend to students and tourists, and we feel satisfied we can meet your requests for finding a place to stay.
Piazza Repubblica is located at the heart of the city, 5 minutes on foot from Piazza Signoria (municipality), Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral), from the Uffizi Gallery and from all the main monuments, churches, museums of Florence.