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“Beautiful view of Florence” 4 of 5 stars
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Piazzale Michelangelo
Viale Michelangelo, 50125 Florence, Italy
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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.
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“Beautiful view of Florence”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Nearly missed this because of time constaints but drove up on our way out of Florence Definitely worth a visit! Although not quite as spectacular as the view from the to of the duomo.

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“What a view!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

My wife and I ran up to the Piazzale one morning after a rain. the view down into Florence was absolutely stunning. Sun was shining through the clouds onto some buildings. When it lit up the Duomo, it was magic.

We were there early in the morning in late October and even then the tour buses started driving in as we were leaving. Get there early!

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“Great for sunset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

If you have a clear day, pop up here for sunset. You also get a good view over the town but you get a similar view from the catherdral dome.

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“Best view of Florence city!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Go for Sunset with a bottle of vino! Molto Romantico! A bit of a hike up to this spot but well worth it, it is across the river so you end up getting a much more authentic Italian experience!

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“Another Dont Miss It Location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Today was the Florence marathon so decided to try to avoid the centre of city......mayhem yesterday but with a great positive buzz around. We spent 2hours up at Piazzale Michelangeol & loved it....the views are stupendous (& it meant less walking on our already tired legs & wear & tear on the knees!)....you can get a wonderful expresso right there & enjoy people watching at same time.....would highly recommend not visiting Florence without allowing time for this attraction.

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