Though originally intended by architect Giuseppe Poggi as a gallery to display the works of Michelangelo, today Piazzale Michelangelo is a panoramic lookout for tourists and locals alike. A sweeping view of Florence from this observation point captures the entire city: the Duomo, Forte Belvedere, Santa Croce, the Ponte Vecchio and more. After snapping a few photos, grab a cappuccino in the square's neoclassical-style restaurant and examine a bronze replica of The David which, along with a few other sculptures, were brought up the hill as an attempt to fulfill Poggi's original dream.
This square has no shelter, at high noon it is very hot. People recommend visitors go in the morning or early evening to visit.
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Piazzale Michelangelo is the best place for scenic lookout in Florence. The night scene at dusk is magnificent. Florence has three statues of David. This third one appeals to many photographers. Looking at the old town of Florence in the square, you can command a panoramic view of historic buildings, red tiles, Arno and Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore.
Michelangelo Square Travel Guide
Florence's most famous location overlooking the beautiful panorama of the city, with the sunset glow, the most beautiful sunset
yellow world art capital, the birthplace of the European Renaissance, the birthplace of the opera
Florence is too much The heavy urban tones, under the dusk of the dusk, got a hint of warmth
Hua Deng at first, the city also entered the night life, at this time Michelangelo Square also entered the cold at night, the crowds gradually receded, people walked
Finally, look at Michelangelo's "David" marble statue
in Florence, the successor copied a total of two David statues were displayed in public places, one is in Piazzale Michelangelo Central, another in front of the main entrance of the Plaza Mayor, and the real David like the Art Institute Gallery
Michelangelo is on the southern bank of the Arno River, on the hillside in the east of the Boboli Gardens, and on the hill behind the square is the Church of San Miniato. It is one of the commanding heights of Florence and is the most famous location overlooking the city's beautiful panorama. The panoramic views of the city can be seen here in the heart of Florence, the Cathedral of the Hundred Flowers, the Castle, the Basilica of the Holy Cross, the Palazzo Vecchio, the Bargello Art Gallery, and the Florence Bridge (including the Old Bridge). We managed to climb the hills, and we couldnt wait to see the city before sunset. The blue sky reflected the pink belt of the Arno River.
Night to see the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the color of the sun and the outer wall is justified, heaven and earth, wedding in the Renaissance Florence. As night falls, there are street artists who come here to sing along the steps. Many people sit quietly and listen here. The couples are kissing in the night and music, very romantic.