Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence

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Must see · World heritage site · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Piazzale Michelangelo is decorated with bronze replicas of some of Michelangelo's best-known sculptures. This famous square offers panoramic city views. Designed by architect Giuseppe Poggi and built in 1869, this plaza stands on a hill just south of the historic town center. Poggi designed this public space as a terraced observation deck, which today houses a popular restaurant. The view encompasses the heart of Florence, numerous bridges crossing the river Arno, and the hills beyond the city's skyline. Arrange your visit to Piazzale Michelangelo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Florence using our Florence trip itinerary builder.
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  • If you’re looking to capture that panoramic photo of Florence, you MUST visit Piazzale Michelangelo! The views are simply breathtaking, a real ‘must see’ of any trip to Florence.  more »
  • Don't miss out on this fabulous view point with it's copy of David in the centre! An absolute must do when visiting Florence  more »

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