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Palazzo Vecchio

Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy
+39 055 276 8465
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Florence's principal palace was begun in 1299 and built as the seat of the Signoria, the fathers of the city's republican government.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“secret passages” (108 reviews)
“map room” (70 reviews)
“town hall” (65 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy
+39 055 276 8465
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to this Palazzo using our purchased Firenze card and spent the extra 4 euros for the guided tour of 'secret passageways'. I am very glad we did, and recommend all who have the opportunity, do the same. Was blown away by the tour...More

Thank finditon
Reviewed yesterday

go into this palazzo (they are currently in restoration mode) and enjoy the space, the wonderful art, the sense of power. I have been told that climbing to the top of the tower here is better than any other climb in Florence and can believe...More

Thank Sylvia R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having wandered through the piazza a dozen times we finally decided to visit the Palazzo and it was a brilliant afternoon. There is plenty of signage that explains what each room was used for and you get a real sense of how the Medici family...More

Thank Nikki P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very little is to add when you can appreciate the works of the top artists of the Renaissance. From sculptures to paintings and a variety of antique furniture, every room is filled with masterpieces of unique detail and craft. It's probably the best museum I...More

Thank Thomas d
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked to the top of Palazzo Vecchio and the views were amazing. You can see different views than from the Campanile.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located in somewhat the central area, lots of shops and food around. Beautiful area, enjoyed the time here.

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked through the Palazzo to get to the the river and Piazzale Michelangelo. Lots of tourists though the statue was shielded due to construction.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Step back into the past inside Palazzo Vecchio, where Cosimo the Elder held council meetings in the great painted chamber, and took refuge from the mob when it turned on him. And where so many other important events occurred in the city's rich history

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wasn't prepared for how tight the streets were, it caused me to be turned around and lost quite a bit. But it makes sense that most of the photos and shots in movies (like Medici) are shot in the palazzo's to give them room...More

Thank contractswriter
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a fabulous place with only a short queue. (Didn't prebook this one). Take advantage of the audio guide here it's well worth it to get the best out of this amazing Palazzo. Don't miss this visit.

Thank briziec
Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time
will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past
times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can
reach the city center, the Florence that everybody
dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can
experience the rare beauty of the capital of the
Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio
and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the
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14 October 2017|
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
Joaking: Sorry to learn of this. I had a similar experience trying to enter the Duomo Cupola, but that was the result of a visitor in the Dome who had a heart attack. She had to be brought down on a stretcher. I was able to... More
17 August 2017|
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Response from Pam T | Reviewed this property |
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