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Palace, that was once the seat of city government, prison and place of execution, is now a national museum, which contains sculptures by Michelangelo, Donatello and others.
Museum of Bargello (Museo Nazionale del Bargello) is the oldest public building of Florence, which served as a model for the Palazzo Vecchio. The palace resembles a fortified castle, with turrets and battlements.
Museum of Bargello has a courtyard which is worth a look, after scrutiny of the sculptures inside the building. Here, the walls are decorated with coats of arms of the influential family of Florence, and have the emblems of the city. Inside, everything is look like palace. Here you will see and arched passageways, and medieval stained glass windows, and sweeping staircases.
Among the most famous sculptures of the Museum of Bargello - four works by Michelangelo (Bacchus, Brutus, Pitti Tondo, David-Apollo), David by Donatello, Bacchus" Sansovino and a bust of Cosimo I de Medici works of Benvenuto Cellini.
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National Museum of Bargello on the mapLocation: Via del Proconsolo, 4
from 8:15 am to 1:50 pm
More places to visit in Florence
A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.11
Flea market on Piazza dei Ciompi
In the working class corner of Florence lies the flea market, where many people sell the antiques, and where not only local, but also travelers come to by something unique.7
Once this park was only for famous people of Florence, but now it is a favorite place for walking among the locals and travelers.7
Great sample landscape park, which became the prototype of the park of Versailles, and a favorite place of Fyodor Dostoevsky.29
Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella
In the old pharmacy, where also is located the museum, creams, lotions and perfumes, created according to ancient recipes are still sold.6
Pergola Theatre was built by Medici family, was the first opera house of the world, and still amazes all visitors for its acoustics.9
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
In this church, whose facade visually stands out among other buildings in Florence, begins the novel of Boccaccio "The Decameron".7
Palazzo Vecchio is a luxurious building in Piazza della Signoria, the clock tower of this palace reminiscent the home of fairytale characters.6
Dante Alighieri House Museum
Near the church of Santa Margherita the old house is located, and everything in it reminds us about its famous owner - Dante Alighieri.10
Founded in the 18th century, this bakery quickly became popular among the bohemian audience because of an excellent cappuccino and a special atmosphere.5
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4