Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence

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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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  • I think this is the best spot to have a beautiful view to the whol city. You can reach it easy, 15-20 min. from the Uffizi Gallery.  more »
  • Firstly view was amazing, we could see pretty much the whole of Florence in the one spot. Only giving this a 1/5 so that people are aware. Please try to be attentive to your belongings, a lot of...  more »
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