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Equestrian Monument of Cosimo I

Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

'Nuff said! It's not only the statue itself but the where it is! Nonetheless, the statue just belongs in the setting - not all large statues in public squares are so appropriate.

2  Thank Life-is-an-Adventure
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Equestrian Monument of Cosimo would be an attraction on many of the world's squares. Elegant artwork in bronze

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 16 May 2017

If this bronze equestrian statue erected in 1594 was located in pride of place in the middle of the main square in another regional town then it would be lauded as a fine work of art and a must visit. But when you are offset...More

1  Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Any visit to Florence will involve a walk to Piazza della Signoria, and this is just another of the many fine statues that you will find in Florence. Unremarkable otherwise.

Thank codym481
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A wonderful sculpture of a person named Cossimo who did much benefit to the arts. The sculpture was commissioned by his son Ferdinand as an honour to his father. Look up a Guide book or take a Guide or look up the internet as otherwise...More

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 2 November 2016

A beautiful equestrian statue placed in Piazza della Signoria.Nothing special at it,it's just a statue like thousands in this world.There are also a beautiful fountain next to it.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Cosimo I (a Medici) died at age 54 (1574) and this statue was erected in 1598 by his son, Ferdinando I. Powerful Medici Cosimo I was a lavish patron of the arts (taxing heavily his subjects to foot the bill). He also built the Ufizzi...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This particular statue by Giambologna can be found in the middle of the Piazza della Signoria. The statue represents Cosimo I who in the mid-1500's became head of the Florentine Republic and later named the Grand Duke of Tuscany. This square and the adjoining Loggia...More

Thank Ge0rdieGl0beTr0tter
Reviewed 21 July 2016

A nice statue in a part of the square that is less crowded. If you are in the area, make sure to take a picture.

Thank themanofec
Reviewed 6 July 2016

great statue that commands respect=large, but with great craftsmanship. nice to stand and observe. thumbs up!

Thank jlantern3
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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