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Address: 50122, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 01087284615
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No

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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Stunning area

Stunning area with loads of sculptures around. Plenty to see and look at and totally free. It's a must when visiting Florence

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stunning area with loads of sculptures around. Plenty to see and look at and totally free. It's a must when visiting Florence

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Piazza is host to several statues which includes Medici figures, David (not the original) and other significant ones. The Mayor added several new pieces of art which are in gold color (the huge turtle and the staircase to heaven/clouds). You'll also see the Gucci Museum here which you can visit for only 7 euros.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

sit at the cafe, soak in the atmosphere, very relaxed and pleasing sights! however must take care of belongings!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sometimes you have sculpture exhibition , so you can go next year a surprise is wainting for you , amazing .This year a big turtle !.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

excellent.a great space, loads of statues, some original some copies, and an interesting modern display to counterbalance. don't miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is probably my favorite piazza from our trip... the one I will return to as my mental "happy place." It was always humming with life and energy but at the same time seemed roomy and comfortable and peaceful. There was also plenty of seating (on the stairs) so you could relax and enjoy the ambiance. Imagine you are surrounded... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Piazz della Signore is well known for its statues, the Ufizi, close to the Ponte Vecchio so you definitely pass by this plaza! For me, it reminds me of a lot of movies, but as well a good first impression of the statues of Michelangelo and a first glimpse of David!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A visit to the Piazza della Signoria is always time well spent! My abortive experience there was at night, all of the statues were lit up and there was a woman signing opera in the square...it was nothing short of magical!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We passed through here every day during our four day stay and never tired of it. You will see a copy of Michelangelo's David along with work from Giambologna, Cellini, and Donatello. You can also see the spot where Savonarola was killed. A few restaurants and bars line the Piazza place to sit and take it all in. A must... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is very central to everything in Florence. Several statues, including the copy of the Michelango's David, if you can't get to the real one. A couple of new modern sculpture's ( a golden turtle with a rider and a man measuring the sky??) which I don't think fits. Lots of restaurants in the area, and plenty of places... More 

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