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How to walk around Piazza Duomo in FlorenceHow to see the panorama of the city from the Boboli Gardens in FlorenceHow to have a picnic on the Piazzale Michelangelo in FlorenceHow to see the masterpieces in the Uffizi Gallery in FlorenceHow to try the Florentine steak in FlorenceHow to walk on the terraces of Rose Garden in FlorenceHow to climb the Giotto's Bell Tower in Florence36 things to doin 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.
Piazzale Michelangelo is located between Boboli and Bardini gardens. Here you can see breathtaking views of the historic center of the city, and here you can make the best photos of Florence, especially at sunset.
In the center of the square is a copy of the statue of David, and on its sides four more statues by Michelangelo - allegories of the seasons from the Medici Chapel in the church of San Lorenzo. In the area you can find many cafes and restaurants, souvenir shops and street artists.
You can get to the square by bus and on foot, using the stairs of San Niccolò. Along the way you will see a small and very cozy garden.
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More places to visit in Florence
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
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
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
A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.11
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
Villa La Petraia
Located away from the city center, Villa La Petraia is one of the most beautiful buildings that belonged to the Medici family.6
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
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