Fully known as the ‘Ospedale degli Innocenti’, which literally means ‘The Hospital of the Innocents’ is one of the many historical buildings that you can admire in Florence. Designed by the famous Brunelleschi, it was originally built to be a children’s orphanage. Built and managed by the wealthiest guilds in the cities at the time, it is composed of nine semicircular arches and it is built in a classical style of the Florentine Renaissance. The details of the building are remarkable and it draws many tourists from all over the world to admire it. Nowadays, the Ospedale degli Innocenti houses a small museum with works of art dating back to the Renaissance by many different art masters such as della Robbia, Botticelli, di Cosimo and the ‘Adoration of the Magi’ by Domenico Ghirlandaio. Located at the Eastern side of Piazza Santissima Annunziata, it takes a prominent place and the square and can’t be mistaken. Even though many restaurants and small bars are located near the Ospedale degli Innocenti, they harmoniously blend in with the typical Renaissance architecture. Located in central Florence, public transportation is available and it can help you to quickly travel to other parts of the city. The area around Ospedale degli Innocenti will leave you amazed with the help of its controversial history and breathtaking landscapes.