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“Great view, Needs more restaurants”

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.
North Little Rock, Arkansas
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“Great view, Needs more restaurants”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

Love the view from this Piazzale. It's a great place to go (bus or taxi) for a great view of Florence and people watching and a snack. However, we were tired and hungry and the restaurant we visited last time was closed, apparently for renovations. We got directions from several people to other restaurants, but they were either crowded, bars, or just served snacks (after walking quite a way, up hills or steps to find them) so we ended up in a high end restaurant with a great terrace view for pasta. We were tired and sweaty, and didn't want to wait to go down the hill for a meal. We love the piazzale, and would know to check out restaurants before heading up if it was mealtime, but wouldn't hesitate to go back.

Visited June 2013
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“Nice view of Florence!”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

It is a good walking from down town but the view is excellent! Go there in the afternoon and have a drink to relax while enjoying the city landscape!

Visited June 2013
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Sunnyvale, California
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“Classic view of Florence”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

Piazzale Michelangelo is a must if you want to see the classic view of the Florence city with its Cathedral, Duomo, Medici Palace and Basilica of Santa Croce

Visited December 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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“Fascinating View of Entire Florence!”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

It is definitely worth a visit! Taking #13 bus from SMN train station to the top of the hill Piazzale Michelangelo. Immediately you will be attracted by the stunning view of Entire Florence accross Arno Rever! We had our beer and sat at a terrace just beside Piazza for an hour, simply relaxed and enjoyed the beautiful view. This is an amazing memory forever!

Visited June 2013
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Austin
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“Great Sunset views”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

This Piazzale sits a top of the city.Its an easy bus ride from the main bus station and stay there till sunset. It feels so peaceful and very romantic.

Visited June 2013
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