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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Piazzale Michelangelo reviews
In spite of overcast, cool temperatures this and the adjoining San Minato church proved to be " can't miss " locations to view Firenze. We were in this plaza in the evening and again during the day...
In spite of overcast, cool temperatures this and the adjoining San Minato church proved to be " can't miss " locations to view Firenze. We were in this plaza in the evening and again during the day... more »
Fantastic place to be visited, you've got a big overview about Florence. I suggest time in the afternoon close to sunset, lights will be very romantic.
Fantastic place to be visited, you've got a big overview about Florence. I suggest time in the afternoon close to sunset, lights will be very romantic. more »
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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