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The map of Hell by Botticelli
Photo ©Sandro Botticelli

Dante Alighieri: life, facts and curiosities

The great Italian poet who takes his readers on a tour of the afterlife

Who was Dante Alighieri?

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Dante’s influence on pop culture

Where to see places connected to Dante in Florence and Tuscany

The Museo Casa di Dante

Dante Museum
Dante Museum - Credit: Giuseppe Moscato

The Baptistery of San Giovanni

Baptistery of San Giovanni
Baptistery of San Giovanni - Credit: Marie-Lan Nguyen

Palazzo Vecchio

Florence's Palazzo Vecchio
Florence's Palazzo Vecchio - Credit: Cristian Viarisio

Basilica di Santa Croce

Santa Croce
Santa Croce - Credit: Alessandro Farese

The Abbey of San Godenzo

The Abbey of San Godenzo
The Abbey of San Godenzo - Credit: LigaDue

The Casentino area

Castle of Poppi
Castle of Poppi - Credit: Giorgio Rodano

Sasso Pisano and Monterotondo

Parco Naturalistico delle Biancane
Parco Naturalistico delle Biancane - Credit: Alice Russolo e Nicola Santini

Monteroni d’Arbia

Monteroni d'Arbia
Monteroni d'Arbia - Credit: Franco Vannini

Tresana

Tresana
Tresana - Credit: Davide Papalini

Capolona

Caliano Bridge over the Arno river - Capolona
Caliano Bridge over the Arno river - Capolona - Credit: LigaDue

Curiosities

Dante Alighieri infographic
Dante Alighieri infographic
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