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“Must see place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Piazzale Michelangelo

Piazzale Michelangelo
Viale Michelangelo, 50125 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #3 of 220 attractions in Florence
Type: Lookouts, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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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 it's the view people come here to see.
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“Must see place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Very easily accessible by bus OR from train station. The city view from the top is amazing. You can have a nice walk around. It has small shops at the top. Go & visit during evening, late-evening hours. . . the city view is at it's best during that time.

Visited January 2013
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“beautiful landscape”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Michelangelo's place is near to San Miniato church, from the square you can admire a beautiful landscape of Florence.
what were the geniuses who built all this in a city?

Visited January 2013
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“A fantastic View of Florence.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We did this on a beautiful cold but sunny day.Well worth the climb up to see..absolutely stunning views that took your breath away,sat gazing at the view for ages whilst listening to a great sounding busker!! A lovely time was had by all!

Visited January 2013
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“Great view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

A trip across the Arno to the Piazzale Michelangelo is well worth it. The view of the city, especially at sunset, is spectacular.

Visited January 2013
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“Went on a foggy day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

We had no choice but had to go on a foggy day-the view was still very impressive. We took the Hop On Hop Off bus since it was not a nice day for the walk- the company has a stop there. Across the street there is an upscale restaurant, where we warmed up and had a nice dessert.

Visited December 2012
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