It's located in piazza del signoria.. In the center.. The details on the horse are very exquisite.. Lots of things to see in this square
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Big horse statue in the middle of the square. Nice. The square is magnificent. Be sure to look for the spot marked in the pavement where Savonarola was burned to death.
The Piazza della Signoria has many items that you can focus on, and as large of a monument that this is within the piazza, it can get lost. From statues to architecture, there is not a place you can turn that does not delight. You...More
While visiting Florence for the second time we had been on a long sight-see through the city centre. Among the many things which we saw in the Piazza della Signoria was the Equestrian Monument of Cosimo I. This splendid statue is one of the central...More
On our way to a most amazing dinner we happened upon the equestrian Monument at the Cosimo; just stopped here for dinner on our way to Milan. It was good, very interesting. I'm not sure about taking a tour just to see this but definitely...More
This equestrian statue is probably in the right place, as it is meant to celebrate an important local man. It was commissioned by Cosimo's son, appropriately enough. The bronze statue seems quite restrained and owes its greatness to its sculptor, the famous Giambologna who also...More
'Nuff said! It's not only the statue itself but the where it is! Nonetheless, the statue just belongs in the setting - not all large statues in public squares are so appropriate.
Equestrian Monument of Cosimo would be an attraction on many of the world's squares. Elegant artwork in bronze
If this bronze equestrian statue erected in 1594 was located in pride of place in the middle of the main square in another regional town then it would be lauded as a fine work of art and a must visit. But when you are offset...More