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“Gotta go” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Accademia Gallery

Accademia Gallery
Via Ricasoli 58 - 60, 50122 Florence, Italy
055 2388612
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$38*
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Skip the Line: Florence Accademia Gallery Tour
Ranked #11 of 215 Attractions in Florence
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Art Museums, Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Europe's first school of drawing, this museum of art is chiefly famous for its several sculptures by Michelangelo, notably his David, in addition to an extensive collection of 15th- and 16th-century paintings.
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“Gotta go”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The statue of David is truly impressive, and while he's 'the show' at the museum, it has a few other attractions that will entertain. I've never been into sculpture much, but David is clearly the mac daddy of the genre - imo.

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“The real David”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Wonderful! Beautiful to see up close. Dissappointed that the museum closed earlier than our enquiries tho, due to White night

Visited April 2013
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“A must see! Brilliant!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Likes others have mentioned, purchase your tickets in advance. Our first attempt saw the line down the street and around the corner. Needless to say, we came back first thing the next morning and found the line to be quite short, however if you purchase a ticket in advance, that line seems to have priority and moves quite quickly.

You wont need much time to explore this Galleria and you'll spend 90% of your time gazing at the Statue of David. It is truly incredible. It's amazing that someone could put that much details in a piece or marble.

Don't bother taking the camera out here, as there are no photos and they are quite strict on this policy.

Even if you're not into art and sculpture, the Statue of David is such as icon its a must see.

Visited April 2013
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

This is a Michelangelo work that takes your breath away, the details are realy impressive. Buy the tickets in advance to skip the long lines!

Visited June 2012
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“David is mezmerising”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

he is an amazing sculpture and definitely my favorite site in florence; to get in to the accademia is quite long so consider reserving ahead of time also no pictures allowed!

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