First trip to Italy and to Florence. Had read up on what sights to see but was still unprepared for what it was like to see Michelangelo's David in person. We did a Private tour-highly recommended.
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Be sure to either pre book, or pre book a walking tour that takes this in, and be sure to say they can "jump the queue" Otherwise, you will be in for one LONG wait. David, is a 10/10 wow factor. Must see. I was...More
If you only go to one museum go here and see the David. You won't regret it. Buy tickets ahead as it is a little bit easier to get in if you are not going off season. The slaves sculptures are interesting as well.
We had a great tour guide who gave us a ton of background on Michaelangelo, the David, along with the history and tradition of sculpture.
This was a beautiful gallery with so much to see. I recommend buying your tickets in advance to avoid the long line-ups. We bought ours and walked right in.
An amazing collection of art work - plus Michelangelo's David (a must see when in Florence). All I can say is WOW!!!
This gallery was worth a visit just to see David, but there are lots of other things to see. They're was a little video about the gallery and one section was dedicated to David including about the restoration. The video clips included a really affectionate...More