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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.
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Viale Michelangelo, 50125, Florence, Italy
Piazzale Michelangelo
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A must if you go to Florence. Take the bus up, relax and take in the view of Florence and beyond. Realize how lucky you are and walk down. It's fun. Takes about 20-30 minutes with great scenery.

Thank delospoppy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took the bus to the Piazzale Michelangelo to watch the sunset. Unfortunately it was not a very good sunset that evening but the views over Florence are worth the visit. Walked back down, which was a nice easy walk.

Thank karen h
Reviewed 2 days ago

High up over the city the views are fantastic. For those of a healthy disposition the walk up to it is manageable. At the top you find another David .

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We reached the piazzale via hop-on/hop-off bus. There is a reproduction of Michelangelo's David, and an amazing view of the city of Florence. It is well worth the effort to see this spot.

Thank FishBob49
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth climbing the steps to this viewpoint 360 degree views all over Florence. Go further up and visit the monastery church so beautiful

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a viewpoint that provides a wonderful bird's-eye panoramic view of Florence and the surrounding area.

Thank chucktodd75
Reviewed 3 days ago

We crossed the river at Point Vecchio and picked up picnic supplies as we walked up to Piazzale Michelangelo. It was a bit of a hike, but what a view! Lots of street vendors selling souveniers and selfie sticks, of course. Plus, ice cream. A...More

Thank CoPilotToAdventure
Reviewed 4 days ago

One thing`s for sure. At the cost of a small walk from the city, and of course a little climbing (the Piazzale sits atop a hill), you get one of the most breathtaking views ever. Florence in all its glory. There simply are no words...More

Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Many come to see the huge replica of the David staue, but stay for the stunning views. This place is best viewed at sunset, and it really lets you experience not only the city of Florence, but the beautiful Tuscan countryside that extends to the...More

Thank sheilarita2018
Reviewed 4 days ago

The best view of Firenze during the day and at night, really worth visitting. On the way they are a many places to buy the food and wine to enjoy the best sunsent

Thank Roberto B
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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
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kelly c
8 April 2018|
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Response from Gary W | Reviewed this property |
Yes can sit outside and drink wines. trouble always finds its way around but just be aware! walked nearly everywhere. from the bridge to top of the piazza about 30-45mins. I hope you enjoy it all in firenza.
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jolieqe
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Response from TrekkerOH2017 | Reviewed this property |
I took a golf cart tour service called Verde Oliva. It lasted about 90 to 120 minutes and we got to see the main attractions all over Florence. One of them was Piazzale MIchelangelo. The driver knew the best spot for... More
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