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Arno River

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Nice river

The Arno is a nice river rather than a majestic one. I think what makes it so look good is that it is lined with beautiful old buildings and in the central part of Florence a few... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Chris F
Ipswich, Australia
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Ipswich, Australia
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

The Arno is a nice river rather than a majestic one. I think what makes it so look good is that it is lined with beautiful old buildings and in the central part of Florence a few beautiful bridges. In the couple of times I have visisted Florence the river has been quite sedate. It is worth seeing and really... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Arno river provide a natural segregation between where the locals of Florence live( Oltrarno) and where the tourists frequent ( near the Duomo). The river is pretty and you cross it while going on your Tuscany trip and to Pisa. The river is a pretty sight especially with Ponto Vecchio on it behind the Uffizi gallery .

Thank Dhiraj H
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The view of the Ponte Vecchio from the river is stunning and so are the beautiful old buildings along the river, especially at sunset.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

This river never inspires, it is fast flowing and looks quite dangerous. However, the buildings that border the river and span it are fabulous.

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Mountain View, Arkansas
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Ponte Vecchio bridge across the Arno River is the main architectural feature that I think about when I hear Florence mentioned. Our Airbnb apartment was above the Ponte Vecchio overlooking the Arno. I loved to look out the window and enjoy the views. The buildings along the river are gorgeous.

Thank Razorfish
Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

A river is just a river...besides this isn't one of the biggest so there's nothing out of common.It's true,the old buildings on its banks are very beautiful and so it is the Ponte Vecchio-a unusual bridge.But the river hasn't anything special.

Thank zuv
Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I am writing this 'review; not with the usual 'attractions' in mind.How may anyone 'review' experiences which are truly of the heart? However, it is a physical place. Some may write of Ponte Vecchio as a location. Some may write about all of Florence this way. But of course, this is like describing romance as 'butterflies.' Today, I review all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

The River Arno is a lovely feature in Florence but combine seeing it with something else! Perhaps cross the Ponte Vecchio and have dinner or a drink somewhere on the other side!

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

One of the two biggest rivers in all of Central Italy (the Tiber is the other), the Arno makes its way down from the mountains to Florence, but not without its dangers. Flooding has left its mark on the town. In 1966 a bank collapsed, 40 people died, and millions of pieces of art and books were destroyed, and (after... More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

A dirty River that flows through the city. I mean what more can I say. Does it look good, sure. Nice with the bridges that go over them.

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