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Address: Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055-276-8465
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Thu 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Wed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Florence's principal palace was begun in 1299 and built as the seat of the...
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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statues everywhere

the palazzo itself is cool but the statues in the plaza are the real attraction here, especially the copy of David. This is a nice area of Florence, worth walking around slowly

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Mulberry, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

the palazzo itself is cool but the statues in the plaza are the real attraction here, especially the copy of David. This is a nice area of Florence, worth walking around slowly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I could just hang around in this piazza for hours. Which I also did, because it is such a beautiful place, loaded with history and art and amazement in front of so many beautiful human creations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A great place to people watch. We found a nice restaurant across the way, had a few beers and a meal and enjoyed the parade of people from all over Europe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is another good to visit place. Chief attractions are as usual the paintings ( but you will find this on the walls, pillars, ceilings etc) and that too maintained for ages . Kudos to the management of these brilliant piece of history.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice, large piazza to walk through with good people watching. It's something to see and you can breeze through in just a few minutes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is part of the statues that is on the square. Here you will find lots of people visiting the Museum so keep you wallet/purse in a safe place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Pricey restaurants, lots of tour groups. We had coffee and a most delicious Chocolate muffin, was it worth the price? Maybe ? They had water misters to control the temperature, not needed in June, but I'm sure later in the season it will be. Beautiful statues around the square, and a Merry Go Round for the kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Incredible building on the main square across the street from th Uffizzi. I had wanted to take the our but the unexpected wait at Uffizzi caused us to miss all bu the exterior and interior courtyard. Still that was enough to see this was an impressive building. If I had had anymore time, it would have been here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

It is hard to imagine the wealth that existed during the Renaissance. The upper 0.1% likely does not compare to the wealth of the Medici's. The hike to the top of the tower is OK but there can be a substantial line; if you have the time, skip it and head to the Bascilica of San Miniato. BUT do you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Climbed the tower and had almost the best views in Florence (we tried them all). Close to the domu so great views, nice steady climb to the tower too.

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Additional Information about Palazzo Vecchio

Address: Address: Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055-276-8465
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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