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“Nice view of Florence!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Piazzale Michelangelo

Piazzale Michelangelo
Viale Michelangelo, 50125 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 223 Attractions in Florence
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
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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.
Lisbon, Portugal
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“Nice view of Florence!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

It is a good walking from down town but the view is excellent! Go there in the afternoon and have a drink to relax while enjoying the city landscape!

Visited June 2013
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“Classic view of Florence”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Piazzale Michelangelo is a must if you want to see the classic view of the Florence city with its Cathedral, Duomo, Medici Palace and Basilica of Santa Croce

Visited December 2012
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“Fascinating View of Entire Florence!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

It is definitely worth a visit! Taking #13 bus from SMN train station to the top of the hill Piazzale Michelangelo. Immediately you will be attracted by the stunning view of Entire Florence accross Arno Rever! We had our beer and sat at a terrace just beside Piazza for an hour, simply relaxed and enjoyed the beautiful view. This is an amazing memory forever!

Visited June 2013
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“Great Sunset views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This Piazzale sits a top of the city.Its an easy bus ride from the main bus station and stay there till sunset. It feels so peaceful and very romantic.

Visited June 2013
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“Breathtaking views of Florence!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I was told by a friend to definitely go to the Piazza de Michelangelo because of the views and she was definitely right. To see Florence from this vantage point is spectacular!
There are plenty of people around (we came before sunset) and we found some friendly tourists like ourselves to take our picture.
It definitely helps you appreciate the city because when you are in the midst of it visiting museums and churches you get caught up in the history and art, but by seeing it from a distance you get a whole new perspective.

Visited June 2013
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