Viali di Circonvallazione

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Viale Strozzi

The Viali di Circonvallazione are a series of 6-lane boulevards surrounding north part of the historic centre of Florence.

History[edit]

The boulevards follows the outline of the ancient walls of Florence, that were demolished since 1865 according to the Giuseppe Poggi's project to make Florence, then the capital of Italy, a modern city with wide boulevards were inspired by those of Paris. Around the former gates of the city, squares and palaces were created.

Today[edit]

Today the viali di Circonvallazione are the main arterial street of Florence for the traffic from west to east.

The route (from west) starting from Ponte alla Vittoria bridge is:

Gallery[edit]