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Piazza della Signoria

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Address: Piazza della Signoria, 50123, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 01087284615
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Since its beginning during the Middle Ages, the Piazza della Signoria has...

Since its beginning during the Middle Ages, the Piazza della Signoria has been the political heart of the city.

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A showcase of Renaissance art.

Walk around the square or simply savour an espresso in one of the many cafés. Soak up the atmosphere of centuries of art.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Berlin, Germany

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walk around the square or simply savour an espresso in one of the many cafés. Soak up the atmosphere of centuries of art.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of statues and restaurants around. Quite a touristy area, but it was really great at night with all the lights.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is a little alcove full of sculptures, as well as a few dotted around the square. My favourite was one in green, which shows a man holding the head of medusa. I forget who the man was in mythology but it was pretty incredible. It doesn't take long to get around it, so don't plan a day around it... More 

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Thank bexbris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is easily one of my favourite piazzas to be in. It's flanked by the Palazzo Vecchio and Fountain of Neptune on the East and the Loggia dei Lanzi (Loggia della Signoria) to the South. The Loggia has very famous sculptures out on public display so you can spend the day appreciating the art without going out of your way.... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 464 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located near the Uffizi gallery this piazza is full of nice statues and great for people watching. The Piazza is very large and can get jam packed. There are no seats in the piazza to just sit and rest. For better photos come early in the am before the gallery opens to take pictures without numerous people in the square.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The piazza and statues are much larger than I imagined they would be! It's very impressive to see, however the people trying to sell selfie sticks/light toys are quite annoying.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a must visit on any of our trips to Florence. It's just a shame that Cafe Rivoire was closed in January! Their cioccolato caldo is the best!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You're bound to run into this area if you're heading to Uffizi and just simply wandering around. Definitely worth your time to see all the statues and you can see where David originally stood before it was moved.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a Lot to see here - the statues are amazing, well preserved and detailed. The museums are interesting and not expensive

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In front of Palazzo Vecchio you are surrounded by ancient buldings and pieces of art, close by Uffizi museum.

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