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Equestrian Monument of Cosimo I

Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Piazza della Signoria has many items that you can focus on, and as large of a monument that this is within the piazza, it can get lost. From statues to architecture, there is not a place you can turn that does not delight. You...More

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Florence for the second time we had been on a long sight-see through the city centre. Among the many things which we saw in the Piazza della Signoria was the Equestrian Monument of Cosimo I. This splendid statue is one of the central...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

On our way to a most amazing dinner we happened upon the equestrian Monument at the Cosimo; just stopped here for dinner on our way to Milan. It was good, very interesting. I'm not sure about taking a tour just to see this but definitely...More

Thank Terra P
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

On our way to a magnificent dinner we came across he Equestrian of Cosimo. So cool, in a lively square with lots of little shopping.

Thank Terranova P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This equestrian statue is probably in the right place, as it is meant to celebrate an important local man. It was commissioned by Cosimo's son, appropriately enough. The bronze statue seems quite restrained and owes its greatness to its sculptor, the famous Giambologna who also...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 18 June 2017

'Nuff said! It's not only the statue itself but the where it is! Nonetheless, the statue just belongs in the setting - not all large statues in public squares are so appropriate.

3  Thank Life-is-an-Adventure
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Equestrian Monument of Cosimo would be an attraction on many of the world's squares. Elegant artwork in bronze

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 16 May 2017

If this bronze equestrian statue erected in 1594 was located in pride of place in the middle of the main square in another regional town then it would be lauded as a fine work of art and a must visit. But when you are offset...More

1  Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Any visit to Florence will involve a walk to Piazza della Signoria, and this is just another of the many fine statues that you will find in Florence. Unremarkable otherwise.

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A wonderful sculpture of a person named Cossimo who did much benefit to the arts. The sculpture was commissioned by his son Ferdinand as an honour to his father. Look up a Guide book or take a Guide or look up the internet as otherwise...More

Thank DilrukshiH
Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time
will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past
times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can
reach the city center, the Florence that everybody
dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can
experience the rare beauty of the capital of the
Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio
and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the
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