Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence

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Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence - Address

Address: Piazzale Michelangelo, 50125 Firenze, Italy

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About Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence

Designed by architect Giuseppe Pogg on a hill overlooking the historic centre of Florence, this square is dedicated to Florence’s most famous artist. Copies of his most iconic sculptors decorate the square. But people usually come here for the panoramic views the square offers over the city. The neo-classical loggia of the square today has a restaurant, a building originally intended to house a collection of Michelangelo’s works. Some of the iconic sights visible from the square are the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, the Palazzo Vecchio, and the Bargello. The backdrop of this view is dominated by the Tuscan hills around Florence.

It’s a beautiful place for more than the view; lined with pretty trees and flowering bushes. Vendors are usually selling their wares – souvenirs and snacks.

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Designed and built as a tribute to Florence’s most famous artists, the beautiful city square is among the busiest and most frequented attraction among visitors. The best thing about the place is that people do not need to buy Piazzale Michelangelo Tickets to enter the premises. There is no long lines to get the Tickets for Piazzale Michelangelo as the entrance is completely free. One just need to go there to enjoy some great time watching the overview without spending money on anything including Piazzale Michelangelo Ticket Prices.

Piazzale Michelangelo Information

  • There are usually a nearly off-putting number of tourists about, but the view is worth it.

How To reach Piazzale Michelangelo by Public Transport

  • Bus 12 and 13 stop Il David/Piazzale Michelangelo.
  • You can just walk up to the hill from downtown Florence.

Restaurants Near Piazzale Michelangelo

  • La Beppa Fioria
  • Osteria San Niccolo
  • ZebGastronomia
  • Pizzeria Gattabuia

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  • This place is definitely worth the hike! Be advised that there are an enormous amount of steps but it is acceptable for the view it offers. Of course you could take a taxi but why would you when you would miss walking through the neighborhoods and seeing life on the other side if the bridge where there are a lot of places that make things by hand! Great place for sunset

  • The most amazing view in all of Florence. Get a bottle of wine, sit on the steps and soak in the beautiful view. I always came during the sunset and it has always managed to take my breath away. Sit on the steps and enjoy and many times there will be someone playing some music for you to enjoy as well!

  • Just do it. Just go and hike those endless steps to the top. The view is so worth it... It's breathtaking, really. Especially at night when the city is light up and the surrounding mountains are pitch black, simply highlighting the lights gleaming through the streets of Florence ❤️ you just gotta go... Because the picture I will post won't do it Justice!

  • I timed my visit so that I saw daylight, magic hour, sunset, and dark. Lovely lovely lovely view of the city. Enough people that you don't feel ....at risk. NOTE: The walk up is - up up up up A chance to see yet another copy of David.

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  • This is a must see while in Florence. It is a large piazza at the top of a hill that has the most spectacular views of all of Florence. It is famous to go just before sunset as the views and colours of the Sun setting over the red roofs of Florence is a memory you will never forget. Even though we live close, we still go every time we are in Florence. It is a reminder how lucky we are to be here.

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