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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  • Enjoy the sunset and the scenery. Bring your own wine and take a seat at the stairs. Take some romantic pictures  more »
  • This is an absolute MUST whilst in Florence. We went at sunset and it was just beautiful. Very busy even with the pandemic going on but managed to get a good spot. People are always coming and going.....  more »

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