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Piazzale Michelangelo

Viale Michelangelo, 50125 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 220 Attractions in Florence
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Type: Lookouts, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This 19th century piazza has undoubtedly the best panoramic view of Florence. The square is decorated with copies of Michelangelo's sculptures, but... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

If you are in Florence, you have to come up to Piazzale Michelangelo. You will get to see the most beautiful panoramic view of the city.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

a little bit of hike, but it's really worthed to see the view of the old stunning Florence. Put it on your must visit list!

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

the most magical place to enjoy your espresso!nice staff although a bit expensive, but it' s worth every penny!

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Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

A spectacular view, but cars and vendors render it soulless. In the spring there is a nice lilly garden off to the right. Maybe the best part about the piazzale is getting there. Both the steps and the winding trail offer an immediate and welcome bit of green… and will bring you over to and through the San Nicolo neighbourhood... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

A lovely place to wander up to in the evening to watch the sunset over Florence. Very busy in August!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The old city is laid out below you in the stunning views from this area. Bit of a hike from old town would recommend 13 Bus from outside SMN train station takes about 20mins. Once finished jump back on the Bus round to Piazza Porta Romana and can then have a great walk through Boboli Gardens

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Piazzale Michelangelo offers gorgeous views of the entire city of Florence. It is a long walk uphill, so wear comfortable shoes!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

A little on the hill. Need to walk. But we did not took the usual route of steps (we were not knowing they exist until we were on the way back ) and good that we din't as we climbed along the sloppy roads and that was fun. Good view on the top. also 10 minutes from there is a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Great skyline views....top of the hill, we caught the bus up and then walked down. We did the view from day and night...very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

All the squares in Florence are beautiful and they take us back in time. The architecture is beautiful and there are great restaurants every were

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