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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
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 Pitti is the magnificent building in the center of Florence, whose simple and austere architectural forms give it the image of an ancient castle or fortress.3
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
One of the most famous museums in the world and one of the main attractions not only Florence but also the whole of Italy.16
Founded in the 18th century, this bakery quickly became popular among the bohemian audience because of an excellent cappuccino and a special atmosphere.5
Luxury gate on the south side of Florence, that opens the way to Rome, next to which is the entrance to the Boboli Gardens.9
Pergola Theatre was built by Medici family, was the first opera house of the world, and still amazes all visitors for its acoustics.9
Very cozy park where in the air are aromas of roses, the entire city can be viewed from the terraces, and walking on the paths you can see magnificent statues and fountains.6
Basilica of Santa Croce
Located in the heart of Florence, it is the most beautiful and spectacular Franciscan church, and many famous Italians are buried here.7
Palazzo Vecchio is a luxurious building in Piazza della Signoria, the clock tower of this palace reminiscent the home of fairytale characters.6
Piazza della Signoria
Here, in the center of Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, the masterpieces of famous Italian sculptors are placed.5
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