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The best shopping in Florence

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Shopping in Florence is a fantastic cultural experience Credit: Gary Yeowell/Gary Yeowell

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Tourists to the Renaissance capital might well believe that visiting art galleries and museums is the only way to achieve the ultimate cultural experience. But from markets stuffed full with delectable local produce to boutique jewellery outfits creating striking wares of Murano glass, shopping delivers a different kind of insight into local life and the city's arts and design heritage. Telegraph Travel expert Nicky Swallow shares her guide to the best shopping in Florence.

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