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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  • Very nice view over Florence, great to see the attractions like this. Due to Corona probably a lot less crowded than normal.  more »
  • Well worth the climb to enjoy one of the best views of the city. Most go for sunset; I much prefer going for sunrise when no one is there and the city still sleeps. Both are beautiful, but be...  more »

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