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“The building that oozes Power” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio
Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy (Uffizi)
055-276-8465
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Florence Palazzo Vecchio and Arnolfo Tower Sunset Tour with Optional Dinner or...
Ranked #14 of 388 things to do in Florence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Florence's principal palace was begun in 1299 and built as the seat of the Signoria, the fathers of the city's republican government.
Jewett City
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“The building that oozes Power”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

You cannot truly understand the power the Medici family held in Florence until you enter this building and remember that it was a residence before it was a city hall

Visited October 2012
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“so much to see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

So many works of art all very well laid out. Could do with a few more seats to rest as so much to see. make sure you have your tickets beforehand otherwise you'll have a long wait.

Visited September 2012
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“tablet tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

We booked a tablet each so that we could walk about the Palazzo Vecchio and hearabout the art and architecture. You have to leave some security at the desk when you collect your tablet- I left a credit card- but you could leave a photocopy of passport details too if you had one handy.
The best part about the tablet is the close focus on small details within the larger paintings and the way you can go back and forth from different rooms in your own time. You do get a bit dizzy looking up at all that magnificence!

Visited January 2013
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“Great experience.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Lots of jewelry and other shopping. We experienced really wonderul views. met some great people and enjoyed the aesthetically appealing surroundings. Would highly recommend this as a place to visit in Florence.

Visited May 2012
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“Great experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Fantastic Florence view from Torre di Arnolfo. Tipic skyline. I suggest the visit at sunset. In the palace the room of 500 a pièce of renaissance history

Visited September 2012
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