THE PATH OF INFERNO
Following Robert Langdon's Footprints in Florence
"Seek and ye shall find." ... I am (if I may say) a big fan of Robert Langdon, and I'm excited about his upcoming movie from Dan Brown's latest book, Inferno. This book has brought me to Florence. And this is my story, following the path of Inferno.
Florence was once a walled city, its primary entrance the stone gateway of the Porta Romana.
Location: Porta Romana
istituto statale d'arte
Piazzale di Porta Romana
the fountain of neptune
The Boboli Gardens
The Boboli Gardens had enjoyed the exceptional design talents of Niccolò Tribolo, Giorgio Vasari, and Bernardo Buontalenti.
Location: The Boboli Gardens
the city & palazzo pitti
viewed from The Boboli Gardens
The original central section of Pitti Palace was constructed by Luca Fancelli, working from a design by Brunelleschi.
bridge across Arno River
The corridor was designed to provide safe passage from Palazzo Pitti to Palazzo Vecchio
“I wasn’t saying ‘very sorry, very sorry.’ I was saying the artist’s name — Va… sari, Vasari!”
Location: Vasari Corridor
the palazzo vecchio
Resembles a giant chess piece
the badìa fiorentina
is an abbey and church, situated across Casa di Dante
casa di dante
The Casa di Dante houses the Museo di Dante, which includes a rich collection of various editions of The Divine Comedy and extensive geographic documentation of Dante's Florence.
basilica di santa croce
known also as the Temple of the Italian Glories, it's the burial place of Michelangelo, Galileo, and Machiavelli
the giotto's bell tower
85 metres high
duomo di firenze
Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore is the main church in Florence
bade kamarana, gaya?
the baptistry of san giovanni
thought to be the oldest monument in Florence, located in Piazza Duomo, right in front to Florence Cathedral
I’m leaving Florence... Langdon turned his eyes to the train station ahead… and his thoughts to Venice
Santa Maria Novella Train Station
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