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“Great photo location.” 5 of 5 stars
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Piazzale Michelangelo
Viale Michelangelo, 50125 Florence, Italy
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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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“Great photo location.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Take the #12 bus to the Piazzale and you will be rewarded with a spectacular view of Florence. The bus takes a long trip through
areas that most tourists do not go to. Well worth the 2 euro cost.

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“Beautiful scenery!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Once you arrive at the piazzale you can an amazing view of the entire city! You can see all the bridges below you and lots of greenery

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“Oh what a view...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

The piazzale itself is not that special. Just some souvenir and drink stands and a cafe. It's the view that you should go for.
On the walk up to San Miniato al Monte, the Piazzale Michelangelo provides you with a breathtaking view of the city of Florence with a map to indicate the placement of the most famous buildings. The glorious red tiled roofs clustering around the incredible Duomo make for spectacular photos to remind you of the beauty of Florence.

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“Wonderful view over Florence”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

This is a magical place to end a day of visiting Florence. From this hill, you have a very nice view from Florence and its surroundings, with a beautiful copy of the David. Great place!

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“Lovely view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

You can get there by bus, or you can walk (but you have to go uphill, so be warned). Once you get to the top, the prize is the stunning view of the city. Try to go there by sunset, it's even more beautiful.
There's also a bar and free toilets.

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