Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence

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Must see · World heritage site · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Piazzale Michelangelo is decorated with bronze replicas of some of Michelangelo's best-known sculptures. This famous square offers panoramic city views. Designed by architect Giuseppe Poggi and built in 1869, this plaza stands on a hill just south of the historic town center. Poggi designed this public space as a terraced observation deck, which today houses a popular restaurant. The view encompasses the heart of Florence, numerous bridges crossing the river Arno, and the hills beyond the city's skyline. Arrange your visit to Piazzale Michelangelo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Florence using our Florence trip itinerary builder.
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  • Piazzale Michelangelo offers the best view over historic Florence. If the weather is good the city can be see and appreciate from this great "city terrace". You can than walk down to the Lungarno...  more »
  • The sweeping view over the city of Florence and the Tuscan hills in the background, this spot does not disappoint.  more »
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  • Must see, if you are in Florence! By night and day!!!
  • You get a great view over the city from this place. A must visit for photographers. It's easy to reach by car. By foot it is a bit more difficult to reach. I took some great pictures from up there.

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