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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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All reviews rose garden panoramic view of florence bottle of wine hop on hop off bus entire city nice walk san miniato al monte vantage point walk up arno river worth the climb worth the effort beautiful city visiting florence gelato piazza dusk
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked up to Piazzale Michelangelo, which is across the Arno from the city center and up on a hill. The walk took us about 20 minutes from Piazza Santa Croce and had some steep parts but was not too difficult. From the piazzale, you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely recommend this. Best view of Florence. It’s only a 20 min walk from the Ponte Vecchio and worth the climb!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 403KellyM403
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great view of Florence with the mountains in the background and waterways on display. Walk up there was steep but interesting with a nice garden along the way.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OzCatInHat
Reviewed 3 days ago

I like green David,it is very nice place to see florence , but we couldn't - ther was fog and rain and wind

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amalia G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's has amazing City view from here. Instead of going in evening, we had gone there in morning taking a bus. You can easily get the bus to reach there. We had gone in November and was less tourist around, we can fairly enjoy the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rrinks
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can actually take a taxi to the top. I opted to walk up and the reward is the amazing view of the city. I went twice at sunset and around sunrise. It’s going to require a lot of walking or take a taxi. Best...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JMColla
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are looking for the best spot to overlook all of the city's beauty, there is no better stop than Piazzale Michelangelo. This is not a stop that requires a great deal of time to be cut out of your schedule as there is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Getaway618125
Reviewed 5 days ago

I walked up to Piazzale Michelangelo one morning via the Rose Garden. Great views over the city and a lovely way to spend a morning.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are three friends journey to piazza michelangelo. Hill climbing on the emerging emerging that enjoy nature, done in the language can not express. When the above fact to remember is the whole florence city before our eyes. A lot of joy. Think you too...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amin_islam2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

nice place to watch the sun go down over Florence with a beer from the local vendors. Not much more to say really

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
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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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