Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

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Housed in the Palazzo del Podestà, Museo Nazionale del Bargello features a splendid collection of Italian renaissance sculptures. Admire masterpieces such as Donatello's "David and St. George Tabernacle," Michelangelo's "Brutus," and Cellini's bronze bust of Cosimo. Don't miss the small assortment of Baroque works, including Bernini's bust of his lover Costanza Bonareli. The palace also displays ceramics, tapestries, armor, furniture, and old coins. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Florence holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museo Nazionale del Bargello and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Great setting for a very interesting display of art. Any museum that houses Michelangelo and Donatello sculptures should get 5 stars, but sadly, the quality of the work on display is not alway the bes...  more »
  • I love this museum. It is small, and has a few great pieces of sculpture. You can stop by and see Donatello's David (my favorite), the bronze panels for the competition for the Baptistry doors and the...  more »
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  • It houses Donatello's David and other important renaissance works. It is also a beautiful renaissance structure.
  • The scenary offered by this piece of art is magnificent, the tower looms on San Firenze Square and you can see it from everywhere else. It is a combination of medieval and reinassance art. It was a jail during the inquisition time and the structure inside is in the original shape of it.
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