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“Hard work but worth it.”

Piazzale Michelangelo
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
London, United Kingdom
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“Hard work but worth it.”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

A lot of steps to get to the top but well worth the view of Florence. You can approach from a different direction that is not as steep but it's longer. Get a cab if you have mobility issues. It was busy up there in January but there was plenty of space. I imagine in Spring it will be heaving and difficult to get a good view.

Visited January 2013
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“Perfect view and free parking”
Reviewed January 15, 2013 via mobile

Lovely view of florence. There are plenty of free parking also ;) Consider parking your car here and take BUS 12 or 13 to go visit the downtown.

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Greensboro, NC
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“The Most Beautiful View Of My Trip”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

From the Piazzale Michelangelo, you can see all of Florence. The river Arno and Michelangelo's bridge - Ponte Vecchio can be seen and photographed from here. It is also from this vantage point that you can truly appreciate the size of the Duomo!

Visited August 2012
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Oslo, Norway
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“Best view of Firenze”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Very nice attraction with great view of Firenze, the best place for taking pictures! Not that crowdy either if your early. Went here also at nighttime, great place for watching the sunset... a must visit!

Visited January 2013
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Split, Croatia
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“Piazza Micelangelo”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

If you are looking for spots to take great pictures in Florence, than grab the occasion to go to the Piazzale Michelangelo. To reach the piazza, take the bus N°12 or N°13 from railway station (SMN station - Piazzale Michelangelo)

Visited April 2012
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