Piazzale Michelangelo

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General Information

Piazzale Michelangelo is a square which gives panoramic views over Florence, Italy. The square was designed by architect Giuseppe Poggi and was built in 1869 on top of a hill to the south of the city centre in a district called Oltrarno. The square was dedicated to the Renaissance sculptor Michelangelo and many bronze replicas of his work stand on the square. The square is best known though for the views it provides of the city of Florence.

Getting there

The square is a 40-60 minute walk away from the central transport hub of Florence. You can, however, get a bus there from the central transport hub, the number 12 and 13 buses run from there and stop at the top of the hill by the square.

Opening Times and Admission

The square is a public square, it is free to visit at any hour of any day.

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Posted: 13 Mar 2021, 15:12

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Lovely to walk too.

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Walked up to this square in the evening. Some interesting sculptures on the square and of course a nice view out over the city.

Posted: 16 Jun 2019, 20:16

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Sunset

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Beautiful views on a sunny day from this square. Memorable.

Posted: 9 Apr 2019, 18:42

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Sunset views

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Nice little square that gives elevated views over the city, we went in the evening and its provided a good view of the sunset and red sky.

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