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This 19th century piazza has undoubtedly the best panoramic view of Florence. The square is decorated with copies of Michelangelo's sculptures, but it's the view people come here to see.
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Viale Michelangelo, 50125, Florence, Italy
Piazzale Michelangelo
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Looking down over the city center and off into the hills makes this a great location to take in the entire city. You can also see remaining parts of the city's wall from here. It is great walking through the San Niccolo neighborhood and up...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank williameX8273PK
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The most picturesque place in Florence. Raced by taxi to get there for sunset. Snack carts, souvenirs........ just beautiful

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EdieLynneG
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a place to view the whole city and enjoying the sunrise or sunset. Too bad that the time we were there with no beautiful sunset and the chilly weather could not let us stay longer. I wish to visit there again. Wish you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bee D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Because we only had one day in Florence we took the Hop On Hop Off bus for a quick tour around the city. One of the stops we hopped off at was Piazzale Michelangelo. This is a large area and there are lots of little...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Get the No. 13 bus. We didn't realise you could get the bus and walked up the hill and steps thinking it was a hilltop only to find a busy commercial road with a bus terminus, cafe bars and street vendors. But beautiful view and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Familytraveller_7
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To get what I would class as one of the best views of a city definitely come here. But that’s about it. There are trinket sellers and I think I saw a good van but that’s all. But you do need to see the view...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kak1212
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did the hop on, hop off tour of the city and we took some time out here and it was a beautiful location with amazing views of the city of Florence.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank carolineo458
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s a bit of a hike up to the top of the hill, over 100 steps, but definitely worth it, for the view at the top, from where you can see over the whole town.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank steve_vstheworld
Reviewed 4 days ago

Seriously, if you are visiting Florence you must visit this place for spectacular view of the city. No excuses. Take a bus, take a taxi, or just walk there, but be there. And make sure you don't skip Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte located...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful views over the city. Uphill walk to get there from the river Arno but worth it especially on a clear day.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Piazzale Michelangelo
Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale
Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by
wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens
up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic
viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an
elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and
breathtaking view of the entire city from above.
During good weather, Piazzale Michelangelo provides
...More
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jrenuvictor
5 January 2019|
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Response from DrAustinLouis | Reviewed this property |
I recall that you can easily roll yourself around in a wheelchair, once you arrive. The best aspect of going is the magnificent view of Florence and the river. You need to plan on how you will transport the wheel chair to... More
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kelly c
8 April 2018|
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Response from garywB3196NN | Reviewed this property |
Yes can sit outside and drink wines. trouble always finds its way around but just be aware! walked nearly everywhere. from the bridge to top of the piazza about 30-45mins. I hope you enjoy it all in firenza.
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jolieqe
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Response from TrekkerOH2017 | Reviewed this property |
I took a golf cart tour service called Verde Oliva. It lasted about 90 to 120 minutes and we got to see the main attractions all over Florence. One of them was Piazzale MIchelangelo. The driver knew the best spot for... More
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