We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
91
All photos (91)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
13°
Nov
Dec
Jan
Contact
Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence, Italy
Uffizi
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Florence
from US$33.60
More Info
from US$33.60
More Info
from US$25.50
More Info
from US$19.70
More Info
Reviews (153)
Filter reviews
36 results
Traveller rating
19
16
0
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
19
16
0
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews single block of marble beautiful statue roman mythology on display rape romans loggia depicted copy perseus kidnapping statues accademia masterpiece nude art model
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 36 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In original Latin, "raptio" means a kidnapping or a mass abduction. This use of the term rape has a different connotation than the Latin root. It is a beautiful piece of sculpture, showing a father on the ground, unable to stop the young man from...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This sculpture, by Giambologna, is located within the Loggia Dei Lanzi. On the base is a bas-relief plaque that depicts different positions for the 3 people in the statue. The statue shows a young man holding a young woman above him, while standing over an...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 24 August 2018

There are many art pieces here and the Ratto della Sabina is one unique piece. I couldn’t believe when the guide said this was the original. If you are into sculpture art, you’ll like this one.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Giambologna work is the original in the Loggia. The copy is in the Accademia, so it i sinteresting that this extraordinary work is on open space. Beautiful statue.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I hadn't realised, until I started researching, that Giambologna statue at the Galleria dell'Accademia is the model and the one on the Loggia is the original. I had assumed that the Loggia's was a copy and the original would be the one inside at the...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This impressive marble statue by Giambologna was installed here in 1583 by the son of Cosimo I, Francesco I. It depicts a young man raising in his arms a maiden, but during his act, man is blocked by an elderly lying between his legs. It...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The loggia is so full of interesting pieces, it's hard to single any out in particular, yet, this twisting statue has a charm.

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Interesting and intricate sculpture of a very controversial theme. It is interesting how the topic was viewed and depicted during a very different time.

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 4 November 2017

There are many statues on the Piazza della Signoria but don't miss this one right next to Perseus . Small but detailed

Thank 814AlanW
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This sculpture of nudes climbing up each other is the Flemish artist Giambologna’s iconic work of art. Sculpted from a single block of marble, this classical nude forms of Greek sculpture is based on a work of Roman mythology, created in 1583. It has complete...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
View more reviews
Nearby
Uffizi
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
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 414 nearby hotels
Relais Uffizi
443 reviews
.08 km away
Hotel Por Santa Maria
186 reviews
.12 km away
Hotel Della Signoria
515 reviews
.14 km away
Hotel Orafi Tower
11 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,045 nearby restaurants
Vinaino Fiorenza
493 reviews
.08 km away
Antico Fattore
3,109 reviews
.10 km away
Ristorante & Wine Bar dei Frescobaldi
1,023 reviews
.10 km away
Ristorante Buca Poldo
742 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,651 nearby attractions
Piazza della Signoria
15,287 reviews
.05 km away
Mus.e Firenze
107 reviews
.05 km away
Museo di Palazzo Vecchio
1,310 reviews
.06 km away
Loggia dei Lanzi
1,882 reviews
.01 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ratto della Sabina staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines