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Address: 50122, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 01087284615
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Since its beginning during the Middle Ages, the Piazza della Signoria has...

Since its beginning during the Middle Ages, the Piazza della Signoria has been the political heart of the city.

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This would probably be ranked as the #2 Piazza in Florence after the Duomo. Great ambiance, people watching extravaganza, good restaurants. Spend 15 minutes or 2 hours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This would probably be ranked as the #2 Piazza in Florence after the Duomo. Great ambiance, people watching extravaganza, good restaurants. Spend 15 minutes or 2 hours.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a fantastic place this is.... a crowd of wonderful Renaissance statues each with a story to tell.... we used the free Rick Steves audio guide which was perfect....

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sitting in the square with a cold glass of wine and watching the world go by is just a great experience. You could spend hours here just having lunch and seeing what happens in the square. Lovely.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Home of the Renaissance, Piazza della Signoria is the heart of Florence. You can enjoy it day or night (not much shade in the middle of the afternoon) and it connects to anything Florence...great little sandwich places just to the south(towards Arno) like la Prosciutteria or L'Antico Vinaio (amazing sandwiches) and even better dinner spots. You may overpay a bit,... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This piazza is an open air museum with beautiful statues, a fountain, free drinking water, loaded with ancient history, romantic when lit in the evenings. It's absolutely beautiful and free! Go here ASAP if it rains go inside the palazzo or buy a cheap umbrella from the sellers about 4 euros

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a good meeting place while in Florence. Restaurants, shops and magnificent statuary. Beautiful lighting at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The square has many copies of famous statues such as David and others that are in the Accademia Gallery. There are also a lot of cafes and sandwich shops in the area.

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Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must go place in Florence. It's an open air museum with incredible statues. It's free and you can sit there for a while. Just go there, don't miss it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are into classical sculptures this plaza is a mandatory stop! Specially if you didn't have the chance to visit the Accademia Gallery, as Piazza della Signoria has a copy of the famous David (on its original place!). Nonetheless, be ware that crowds of tourists often gather around this plaza.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Piazza della Signoria was the first piece of Firenze we saw after leaving the train station, and set the tone for our visit to Florence. We found the Piazza to have many artists working on canvases or the ground, and the church was so unique and beautiful, it just added to the ambiance of the square. Likely if you... More 

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