This is the view from the terrace of the Hotel Il Bargellino in Florence (highly recommended). I know, you're probably saying, Oh, those aren't honest-to-god Renaissance statues, but the distinction isn't all that straightforward. For example, the Giotto frescoes at the Santa Croce have been restored, so what you're seeing there is new paint in old places. And the Michelangelo David at the Academia was brought indoors to keep it from decaying, so you can look at the actual statue but not in the context Michelangelo intended (as a result, David looks like a giant, which makes you wonder what Goliath looked like). Also, in Dante's time you couldn't step in the same River Arno twice, but now you wouldn't want to step in it at all.