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Address: Viale Michelangelo, 50125 Florence, Italy
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: This 19th century piazza has undoubtedly the best panoramic view of...
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.
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Worth the climb!

The view of Florence is incredible from up top. The climb is tough, you can take a bus but why? After have a nice ice cream and you will forget about the climb,

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The view of Florence is incredible from up top. The climb is tough, you can take a bus but why? After have a nice ice cream and you will forget about the climb,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Walked here during one of the nights in Florence after friend's recommendation and it was beautiful. A bit chilly but not crowded at all at night so it was nice. Would recommend to come during sunset or night time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

From the Piazzale Michelangelo Square you get a magnificent view of the city, the best time is early afternoon to visit the Square as there is often an early mist over the city. The best way to go there is by the hop on hop off red tour bus, and you can also get to see various parts via the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Of course it's going to be crowded. What can you expect in Florence? Just make an effort and start your day from here instead of doing the city centre. The views are worth it - though there are some other better alternatives, these are free and accessible by public transport.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

What a gem of a museum. Not well advertised but a must to visit. Lots to see and do with good explanations of exhibits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

You can catch the local bus to get to this Piazza or walk. Stunning views await you of the city to enjoy. From here we walked to Palazzo Pitti.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We went with a guide and he told us all about the cities various buildings etc - worthwhile if that sort of thing interests you. We went at around sunset

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This was well worth our uphill walk, you can take bus or taxi. We took bus into town when we were ready to leave. Beautiful view of the Florence, the sunset was spectacular - we sat on the steps and listened to music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

what a beautiful city I've seen.. i was so happy and sure i will go back to this city again. love it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We went here twice, because we liked the view and setting so much the first time on our 3-day visit to Florence. The second time there was someone playing guitar and singing for everyone, which we heard is quite common. It's a wonderful place for pictures of the city, and it has a copy of "The David" at the top.

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