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Palazzo Vecchio is a luxurious building in Piazza della Signoria, the clock tower of this palace reminiscent the home of fairytale characters.
Palazzo Vecchio is one of the most famous buildings of Florence, it is now the town hall, which allowed visitors. There are three patio, which beauty is so fascinating that you want to walk on them until the closing of the palace, forgetting everything.
Here is Hall of the Five Hundred (Salone dei Cinquecento) became particularly famous after the release of Dan Brown's book "Inferno." There are murals hand Vasari and his pupils, praising the Duke and his government.
Photo: the Hall of the Five Hundred in Palazzo Vecchio
In a small andito (hallway) on the first floor in Palazzo Vecchio, between the Apartments of Eleanor and the Halls of Priors you will find the Dante death mask. On the second floor of Palazzo Vecchio you can visit the Hall elements, where there are frescoes depicting the four elements - water, earth, fire and air. Here is Saturn's terrace overlooking the historic center of Florence.
At the end of the tour you can climb to the clock tower and see the panoramic picture of Florence, which is in full view.
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See the death mask of Dante
In the Palazzo Vecchio you will find the death mask of Dante, which is going to see many of his admirers.€105
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Palazzo Vecchio on the mapLocation: Piazza della Signoria
from 9:00 am to 7:00-11:00 pm
More places to visit in Florence
The place with the most beautiful view of the city, where you will see a copy of the statue of David, and where you can make stunning photos of Florence.17
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
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
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
Giotto's Bell Tower
This bell tower is one of the four major structures on the Piazza Duomo in Florence and it offers a beautiful view of the city.12
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
Santa Margherita de' Cerchi
This church is known as the place where married Dante and where is buried Beatrice, at the tomb of whom all left messages for help.12
National Museum of Bargello
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.7
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