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Palazzo Vecchio

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Florence's principal palace was begun in 1299 and built as the seat of the Signoria, the fathers of the city's republican government.
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Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy
+39 055 276 8465
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Reviewed yesterday

Palazzo Vecchio had many of the famous artists represented, and there was no charge...see it all...a copy of David is nearby if you don't have the time for the Accademia, but the other pieces and their Beaty and age is amazing, out for public display.

Thank Smokeynav
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our experience here was enhanced by having a guide because we got such a great overview of the building from the Roman era underground to the amazing rooms and small chapel. After we left our guide we ascended the Arnolfo Tower for a great view...More

Thank BrisbaneBetty
Reviewed 2 days ago

This old palace and home to the Medici's is interesting, but our walk through the rooms dragged on. The excess of the Medici's is on full display, but I was not really intrigued by anything. I did like the big hall, which was very impressive....More

Thank JohnandMarylou
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is the town hall of Florence which is situated at the Piazza della Signoria with its copy of Michelangelo's David statue and a lot of other statues especially in the gallery of statues. Above the front entrance door, there is a notable ornamental marble...More

Thank Svetlana V
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a nice place, better in the day. Lively, quite a few people around there. You will like the ambience.

Thank tanveerraval
Reviewed 5 days ago

In the Piazza della Signoria by the Uffizzi , no big line and needs a ticket but worth it . The History of the Medici's is incredible . The fresco's the power , the money they had. There is a small room off the stunning...More

Thank JoAnn
Reviewed 6 days ago

The most magnificent and impressive Palazzo in Florence, well North of the River anyway, it is slightly overshadowed by the Pita Palace to the South but that belongs to the family anyway and was a later build. This building was originally the Town Hall and...More

Thank Normski49
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought a ticket just for the museum only which technically is a ticket for visiting the rooms. Absolutely incredible. A must see. The ceilings are marvellous! Like a mini Pitti Palace!

Thank S D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Personally from the outside this building did nothing for me so wasn’t that bothered about going inside.... never judge a book by its cover! Breathtaking frescoes covered the walls. Almost too much for the eyes to take in. Every time you looked you saw another...More

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The town hall of the city had several names through its history, based mostly on its role in city’s life. The massive building overlooking the Piazza della Signoria is one of my favorites in Florence. It was built in the 14th century under supervision of...More

Thank Borzov
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Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time
will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past
times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can
reach the city center, the Florence that everybody
dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can
experience the rare beauty of the capital of the
Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio
and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the
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15 August 2018|
Response from Alex S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I‘m not sure, I didn’t try guided tours. Theoretically it should be possible since guided tours also include entry fee, but it’s better to ask somebody else. Enjoy the tour, I wish I had it as well!
13 July 2018|
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Response from Andyteach | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tia. I just reviewed the video I took of the climb up and down the stairs. I'm not thrilled with heights by any means but the view from the top makes it well worth it. The steep stairs are made of stone and there are no... More
Shannon G
3 February 2018|
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
Shannon: I'm not sure. When I visited in late August, it was not available for viewing. TripAdvisor won't allow me to post a website, but I found information by entering into a Google search bar: palazzo vecchio dante death... More