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This 19th century piazza has undoubtedly the best panoramic view of Florence. The square is decorated with copies of Michelangelo's sculptures, but it's the view people come here to see.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Viale Michelangelo, 50125, Florence, Italy
Piazzale Michelangelo
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My advice: if you visit Florence, go here first. The view is breathtaking, it's instead of any map you receive. I also recommend to go on sunset and stay there for a couple of hours. You could benefit of an instant party with great italian...More

Thank Vlad F
Reviewed yesterday

The overlook at this stop is stunning. The large statue of David sits in the middle of vendors of all the souvenirs. The overview of every bit of the city is beautiful. Everything from the duomo to the clock tower and all the roof tops....More

Thank NH2CA
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The viewpoint from here provides the incredible view of Florence and its major land marks & attractions. I was lucky enough to see this at sunset - simply stunning!

Thank Simone M
Reviewed yesterday

This is the best promontory from which to see the entire city spread below you. The river flows at your feet and the hills are at your back. There are some great little shops around the piazza and the replica of David is a neat...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed yesterday

From there walk to the church at the top of the stairs and then walk all the way down to Forte di Belvedere along the street where Tchaikovsky used to live. Long but beautiful walk.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great lookout to take in the panorama of Florence by day, at sunset and especially at night. The views over the city are breathtaking and well worth the trip up the hill to see it. We saw it on a clear night...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Only a ten minute walk from the Ponte Vecchio bridge (though it looks further). Awesome park high up on a hill offering a fantastic view of Florence! Or Firenze. You can see the bridge, a bunch of clock towers, at least 50 churches. Anyway, the...More

Thank Carl T
Reviewed yesterday

This was a highlight for us in Florence. It has wonderful views across the city and although busy had a peaceful atmosphere we just spent time sitting and looking. Very difficult to put into words how relaxing it was. It was also easily accessible on...More

Thank dheightley
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked from our apartment through the city over the river and started to clime .It took some time and a lot of sweat to reach the top but it is worth the effort. The view is awesome. There are toor buses that take you...More

Thank Robert Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

The view of Florence from the Piazzale Michelangelo will take your breath away. It is a fair walk, but a short cab ride. It is worth the time because the view and serenity of this location are without description. Fantastic place to take pictures you...More

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Piazzale Michelangelo
Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale
Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by
wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens
up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic
viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an
elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and
breathtaking view of the entire city from above.
During good weather, Piazzale Michelangelo provides
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kelly c
8 April 2018|
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
Yes can sit outside and drink wines. trouble always finds its way around but just be aware! walked nearly everywhere. from the bridge to top of the piazza about 30-45mins. I hope you enjoy it all in firenza.
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jolieqe
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Response from TrekkerOH2017 | Reviewed this property |
I took a golf cart tour service called Verde Oliva. It lasted about 90 to 120 minutes and we got to see the main attractions all over Florence. One of them was Piazzale MIchelangelo. The driver knew the best spot for... More
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