If you have glided to visit Florence, our advice of trip is that crossings in time the Pontevecchio. Because the step that way is not simply a crossing of border to border of the Arno river. All a community of artists, street salesmen, worried Florentine photographers and meets in a minimum common space. The city has 6 bridges, but the Pontevecchio is most famous besides being oldest. Originally it was constructed in wood by the Romans in century I to unite both parts of the city by closer sector of the river.
A flood gave account of him destroying it and in 1348 were reconstructed by architects Taddeo Gaddi and Neri Fioravanti. At present one is pleased taxes by, something that formerly it was not made, and in addition, since the end of century XVI the food sale was prohibited to avoid the scents of the slaughters and fish markets that until then were located here. Since then and to the present time, a new union became position of the market of ponte: the jewelers. structure of the bridge is very peculiar. The shopkeepers were extending their premises and the constructions excel on the river. Over the stores it passes the Vasariano Runner constructed by architect Giorgi Vasari through order of Cosimo to connect the Vecchio Palace with the Pitti Palace happening over the Gallery of the Offices.
At the end of the bridge the Guicciardini street begins and following it the left we were with the small square and the Church of Santa Felcita. The zone of the Pontevecchio is populated with museums, galleries of art, fine restaurants and some of the best hotels of Florence. Nevertheless, short-distance we will find options of economic hotels that they will give good service us to our passage by the capital of the Tuscan.