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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West to wed in Florence, Italian official says

May 16, 2014 at 11:08 AM ET

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The guessing game surrounding where Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will say "I do" has shifted again. A spokeswoman at the mayor's office in Florence, Italy, says the nuptials will take place there on May 24.

According to the The Associated Press, spokeswoman Elisa Di Lupo said the couple rented the 16th-century Belvedere Fort, located next to Florence's famed Boboli Gardens, for 300,000 euros ($410,000). She said that a Protestant minister will preside.

Us Weekly reported Friday that West is in Florence and gave an exclusive interview to the city's La Nazione newspaper, in which he shared his love for the city and special memories of visiting.

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"I adore Florence," West said. "I love Italy and the Italian lifestyle. To tell you the truth, I already came to the banks of the Arno (river) with Kim last year, just the two of us, incognito.

"I think that our daughter North was conceived here among the Renaissance masterpieces. It was our first honeymoon. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the world — for me the most beautiful in Europe."

Previous reports had the wedding location pegged as Paris. And later Friday, E! News reported that it was hearing the wedding would be in Versailles. A representative for Kardashian told the AP that she wasn't able to comment on reports about the wedding.

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Kardashian, 33, and West 36, got engaged last October after he rented San Francisco's AT&T Park and popped the question in front of friends and family with fireworks and a full orchestra. This will be the first marriage for the rapper and third for the reality TV star. Their baby girl was born on June 15, 2013.

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