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Folon e il Giardino delle Rose

Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2, Florence, Italy
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“rose garden” (28 reviews)
“steep walk” (3 reviews)
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Viale Giuseppe Poggi, 2, Florence, Italy
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"rose garden"
in 28 reviews
"piazza michelangelo"
in 8 reviews
"steep walk"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful view of the city"
in 3 reviews
"italian sandwich"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful public"
in 2 reviews
"art installations"
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"private entrance"
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"tranquil place"
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"san salvatore al monte"
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"winding road"
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"short stop"
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"busy piazza"
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"overlooking florence"
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"nice walk"
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"worth the trip"
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"take your time"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really stunning little garden, tranquil and filled with fragrant roses, plus great views over Florence. Actually one of my favourite places I went.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my third time in Florence and I can't believe I had not known about this place before. It is absolutely lovely and also offers a great view of the city. And it's free! This should be a must-visit spot for everyone. The roses...More

Thank Turtleliving
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Rose Garden on a hot Sunday afternoon. What a beautiful and peaceful place! Loved the roses and also the lovely fragrance. ❤

Thank Ariel-Scarlett
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely rose gardens for free. A must see on the way to the view point. Beautiful views of Florence as well.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

The park is located about halfway up the climb to Piazzale Michelangelo along Scalea dei Monte alle Croci, and offers a brief respite doing the climb. From this garden, you overlook the Arno and the historic district of Florence. There are numerous objets d’art placed...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

You need to walk to get to it but it's worth the trip... Nice place to get away from the crowds (sort of)...

Thank Gabycapic
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

It is a good workout walking uphill but the stop at the rose garden is well worth the effort. It is serene, tranquil and pretty near to the famed Piazzale Michelangelo. It is not a big garden and you can actually finish in less than...More

2  Thank Danny T
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

You can find this tranquil place just beneath Piazzale Michelangelo (where all the tourists gather) and enjoy the views, the colours and smells of the roses in the spring/summer, the fountains and monuments all for free. You'll need to look out for Folon e il...More

Thank Titus D
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Heading to Piazzale Michelagelo, this quaint park is on your left, with an interesting photo op frame at the entrance

1  Thank CodyMav
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

We walked along the river and up the hill and the Rose garden made it worthwhile. Not that many roses that we could see, but still pleasant.

Thank David C
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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
...More
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