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“The glory of sculpting”

Museo Nazionale del Bargello
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Glories of Renaissance Tour: Michelangelo and Donatello
Ranked #17 of 635 things to do in Florence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Housed in the Palazzo del Podesta (1255 AD) as the residence of Florence's chief magistrate, this museum houses an unrivalled collection of Italian Renaissance sculpture..
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“The glory of sculpting”
Reviewed December 25, 2012

I spent few hours there. It quite difficult sometime to believe that there is such a talent. Small and big sculptures ..few of them are under the title of craft, but such a pieces . I don't have enough words to describe my astonishment of those talented artist

Visited December 2012
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“Sculpture extraordinaire”
Reviewed December 22, 2012

This is a small museum packed with classics of sculpture. Of course, the works were awe inspiring. Our only disappointment was that photography was not allowed. Really? What harm can taking a no-flash picture do to a statue?

Visited December 2012
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“Don't overlook this!”
Reviewed December 20, 2012

The courtyard and the sculptures are divine.....Only odd thing was the times they were open. Plan accordingly!

Visited October 2012
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“Must-see”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

What can I say, I finally found the time to go see it.
The courtyard which overlooks is wonderful, the arcades, the statues, the atmosphere ...
And then the internal halls contain unexpected treasures.
Two rooms of arms, ceramics, wax, amber, ivory, gold, enamels and bronzes.
You have to take some time to enjoy the visit.
Must visit the various wonders of Florence.

Visited December 2012
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“Well Kept Florence Secret”
Reviewed December 14, 2012

Priceless Masterpieces abound in this former prison and torture chamber turned museum. Check out the Donatello statue of David and compare it to Michelangelo's David over a good bottle of Tuscan wine.

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