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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
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
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 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
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
Secret corridor leading from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens, the famous and closed to ordinary visitors attraction.5
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
The magnificent building in the center of Florence, where Dante is often dropped in and which became home to the Jerusalem Brotherhood monks.15
Founded in the 18th century, this bakery quickly became popular among the bohemian audience because of an excellent cappuccino and a special atmosphere.5
Pergola Theatre was built by Medici family, was the first opera house of the world, and still amazes all visitors for its acoustics.9
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 Croce
Located in the heart of Florence, it is the most beautiful and spectacular Franciscan church, and many famous Italians are buried here.7
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