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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  • Probably the best place to get a magnificent view of the city. Hundreds of people go up there to watch the sunset. You can see way down the river, the Duomo and practically every other part of the...  more »
  • This is an absolutely incredible place for viewing Florence. This is a “Not to be missed” stop when in Florence. There is also a cafe for coffee and drinks. When we went the was live music.  more »
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  • Must see, if you are in Florence! By night and day!!!
  • You get a great view over the city from this place. A must visit for photographers. It's easy to reach by car. By foot it is a bit more difficult to reach. I took some great pictures from up there.

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