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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #90 on: May 20, 2014, 09:29:34 AM »
yeah
K thanks, I think I'll just do that.

Anyone here ever take Giovanna with Florence Jewish Tours? All I have is TA reviews, would like some DDF feedback...

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #91 on: May 20, 2014, 12:39:39 PM »
Have either of you seen Ufizi?
yes

i also went to the science museum and saw galileo's telescope and finger (yes, finger)

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #92 on: May 20, 2014, 12:47:07 PM »
yes

i also went to the science museum and saw galileo's telescope and finger (yes, finger)
How long were you in Florence? It doesn't seem like enough time to see the Uffizi, Acadamy, Shul (and/or museum), the Ponte Vecchio, walk around town, and the science museum all in one day.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #93 on: May 20, 2014, 12:55:23 PM »
How long were you in Florence? It doesn't seem like enough time to see the Uffizi, Acadamy, Shul (and/or museum), the Ponte Vecchio, walk around town, and the science museum all in one day.
Depends on the day and museum lines. And how much time in each place. It is possible for sure though.
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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #94 on: May 20, 2014, 01:03:50 PM »
How long were you in Florence? It doesn't seem like enough time to see the Uffizi, Acadamy, Shul (and/or museum), the Ponte Vecchio, walk around town, and the science museum all in one day.
Depends on the day and museum lines. And how much time in each place. It is possible for sure though.
How would you rank the above activities from best (can't miss) to worst (it's ok to miss if our of time)?

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #95 on: May 20, 2014, 01:08:09 PM »
How long were you in Florence? It doesn't seem like enough time to see the Uffizi, Acadamy, Shul (and/or museum), the Ponte Vecchio, walk around town, and the science museum all in one day.
definitely more than one day

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #96 on: May 20, 2014, 01:08:54 PM »
definitely more than one day
How would you rank them?

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #97 on: May 20, 2014, 01:16:21 PM »
definitely more than one day

When I was there it was education week so all museums were free admission to all museums. Best part was for 5euro we skipped all the lines of people waiting for free so I covered everything I wanted to in basically one day.

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1.Walk around town/Ponte Vecchio/leather market (All part of a walk)
2. Uffizi
3. Shul (and/or museum)
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5. Never did science so can't say.


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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #98 on: May 20, 2014, 01:26:33 PM »
When I was there it was education week so all museums were free admission to all museums. Best part was for 5euro we skipped all the lines of people waiting for free so I covered everything I wanted to in basically one day.

@ Yehoshua

1.Walk around town/Ponte Vecchio/leather market (All part of a walk)
2. Uffizi
3. Shul (and/or museum)
4. Acadamy
5. Never did science so can't say.


All depends what you want to see.
That was almost my exact route, with shul and Academy switched. Thanks!

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #99 on: May 20, 2014, 01:32:14 PM »
We did uffizi academia and the shul/museum all in one day as well. It was a little pricey but I do believe it was worth going to both museums. What is also cool in academia is they have some unfinished Michelangelo sculptures which kind of lets you see how they were crafted which is kind of amazing.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #100 on: May 20, 2014, 01:36:25 PM »
We did uffizi academia and the shul/museum all in one day as well. It was a little pricey but I do believe it was worth going to both museums. What is also cool in academia is they have some unfinished Michelangelo sculptures which kind of lets you see how they were crafted which is kind of amazing.
At 18 EUR/pp? That doesn't seem too expensive to me.

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #101 on: May 20, 2014, 01:42:21 PM »
At 18 EUR/pp? That doesn't seem too expensive to me.
i think we paid for reservations which was another 5-10 euros pp

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #102 on: May 20, 2014, 01:43:02 PM »
How would you rank them?
1.Shul (and/or museum)
2. Acadamy
3. Walk around town/Ponte Vecchio did the rick steves audio walk
4. Uffizi
5. science

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #103 on: May 20, 2014, 02:00:48 PM »
i think we paid for reservations which was another 5-10 euros pp
Is it necessary? Are there long lines?

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Re: Florence Italy master thread
« Reply #104 on: May 20, 2014, 02:01:52 PM »
1.Shul (and/or museum)
2. Acadamy
3. Walk around town/Ponte Vecchio did the rick steves audio walk
4. Uffizi
5. science
Hmm, almost the opposite of of jj1000. The shul/museum was that good?