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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
Piazza del Duomo
The city's main square, where in one place gathered luxury buildings of Florence, and where always you can see crowds of travelers.24
Palazzo Vecchio is a luxurious building in Piazza della Signoria, the clock tower of this palace reminiscent the home of fairytale characters.6
A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.11
Pergola Theatre was built by Medici family, was the first opera house of the world, and still amazes all visitors for its acoustics.9
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
Piazza della Signoria
Here, in the center of Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, the masterpieces of famous Italian sculptors are placed.5
Great sample landscape park, which became the prototype of the park of Versailles, and a favorite place of Fyodor Dostoevsky.29
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
The Rose Garden
Behind an inconspicuous gate hides wonderful creation of landscape designers of Florence, where are the scents of roses and citrus trees grow.13
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