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Piazzale Michelangelo

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Address: Viale Michelangelo, 50125, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 11111111111
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This 19th century piazza has undoubtedly the best panoramic view of...

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 view!

Nice view during the night and also during the day,a very big free parking available with a good restaurant across!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice view during the night and also during the day,a very big free parking available with a good restaurant across!

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

One of the most popular spot for a panoramic view of Florence. I recommend going there during sunset, otherwise you won't enjoy as much. Also bring water with you because it's a little more pricier up there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in Florence with a few friends and enjoyed an afternoon stroll round the square. people watching, Ice cream and coffee

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a lovely spot to go to watch the sunset. You'll also be joined by most of the other tourists in the city however it is still a nice spot. I would recommend it and definitely bring a camera. Also I was there in November and sitting/standing around waking for the right lighting for photos did get a little... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped from hop- on bus to look at this statue, its big Piazza over the hill with breath taking views over looking into Florence;

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Want to go somewhere to have a complete Florence view?Piazzale Michelangelo is that place!located in a walking distance from the other must see monument of the city,Ponte Vechio.Wear some cosy sneakers,have a recharged cell phone/camera and start walking the road that leads to that magnificent spot

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I never seem to have enough of this piazza which is located slightly away from the old town. It is quite a walk uphill to get up there but the stunning view it offers of Florence is worth it. Must not miss!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very knowledgeable guide. He took time to explain the details. We booked our tour with Viator which was the best part. They work with multiple tour operators and gave us choices to pick a tour at the time we wanted.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

its walking distance, but make sure u take comfortable shoes. you get a view of the entire city from here. you can also take the bus, and its a short ride, and easy to get to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Piazzale Michelangelo is at the top of a high bluff overlooking the River Arno. It gives great views across Florence.

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Piazzale Michelangelo
Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and breathtaking view of the entire city from above. During good weather, Piazzale Michelangelo provides visitors with a serene space surrounded by the amazing landscape, better if accompanied by a fresh gelato from a local kiosk. During night, visitors will be dazzled by the warm lights of the capital of the Renaissance. Spend a second with the silent Romanesque beauty of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte: the one that wishes good morning and good night to Florence!
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