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Palazzo Vecchio Morning Guided Tour
"The Palazzo Vecchio is the town hall of Florence. The building acquired its current name when the Medici duke's residence was moved across the Arno to the Palazzo Pitti.Inside this stunning building you will admire the imposing chamber ""Salone d and along with the official guide you'll uncover all its secrets.Delight yourself with the art of Michelangelo and Donatello since rare gems made by these great artists are housed in this building.The tour will visit all the apartmen and you're guaranteed a small-group trip for a more intimate and relaxing experience.""""Enjoy a 1.5 hour small group guided tour to the center of Medici's power. Unveil the secrets that are hidden within its walls which inspired the film ""Inferno"" based on Dan Brown's novel of the same name."
From EUR35.00
 
Private Guided Visit of Palazzo Vecchio Museum and Piazza della Signoria
"Discover with your private Guide the extraordinary beauty of one of most renowned and photographed squares and historical palaces in the world. Piazza della Signoria with the sculptural masterpieces of Loggia dei Lanzi where to admire absolute treasures as the “Perseus with the Head of Medusa” by Cellini and the “Rape of the Sabine Women” by Giambologna.It is an incomparable ""open-air museum"" and the elegant Palazzo Vecchio with the embattled tower has been the p besides the elegant courtyard the beautiful ""Salone del Cinquecento"" and the whole complex of the “Quartieri Monumentali” frescoed by Ghirlandaio Salviati Bronzino and Vasari and embellished with sculptures by Michelangelo and Donatello."
From EUR204.00
 
Florence Sightseeing Tour with Uffizi Gallery Skip-the-Line Ticket
"Join an afternoon tour of the city and plunge into Florence artistic heritage: cruise along the tree-lined roads to reach the beautiful Etruscan-Roman village of Fiesole with stunning views of Florence and the Arno Valley. Heading back to the city we drive along the famous Lungarni (on the Arno riverbank) to reach the Basilica di Santa Croce and its historic Square. After admiring the palaces we walk up to Pi the unique heart of the city’s social life to admire the architecture of Palazzo Vecchio and the famous statues of Loggia de' Lanzi. The tour finishes inside the Uffizi Gallery where you can stand and admire the unique Renaissance masterpieces of the great Italian artists: Leonardo Giotto Michelangelo
From EUR53.00

Palazzo Vecchio Tips (76)

When power and beauty come together

The Palazzo Vecchio, Florence's City Hall, was originally built to both house and protect the city's dignitaries, which might explain why it looks more like a fortress than a palace. The palazzo was...
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Jefie
Jun 24, 2010

Palazzo Vecchio,

Palazzo Vecchio, as it appears today, is the result of at least three successive building stages between the 13th-16th centuries: the last reconstruction was carried out by Vasari, after the coming to...
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smschley
Mar 20, 2005

Palazzo della Signoria - Palazzo Vecchio

Abstracting the scaffolding.... It is a impressive and interesting building and is the main complex in Piazza della Signoria.Do you remember the story about the Guelphs and the establishmet of nothing...
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dvideira
May 28, 2004

Palazzo Vecchio

Formally known as Palazzo Pubblico, Palazzo della Signoria, etc, the Palazzo Vecchio with a high tower of 94 meters has a simple front facing the Piazza della Signoria. However the courtyard and the...
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m-joy
Jul 13, 2004

Palazzo Vecchio: Interior

Upon entering the Palazzo Vecchio, the visitor is greeted with a series of three courtyards on the ground floor. The first, and most monumental, courtyard was designed in 1453 by Michelozzo. It is...
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JoostvandenVondel
Aug 05, 2009

Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo dei Priori is also known as Palazzo Vecchio or Palazzo della Signoria is a parallelipiped-shaped palace, with the top end looking like the crenellated top of a defense tower or wall, and the...
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codrutz
Aug 22, 2006

Palazzo Vecchio

This is the most important civil building in the city of Florence. We had two guided tours in Palazzo Vecchio, both of them I would say very interesting. One it was general and covered general stories...
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Oana_bic
Aug 03, 2005

Palazzo Vecchio

Completed in 1322 and was Florence's historic town hall. It contained a bell that used to call citizens to a "meeting" or served as a warning. The interior was changed when it was occupied by Duke...
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bpwillet
Feb 22, 2004

Town hall, palace, prison

Now Florence's town hall, it was initially built almost 700 years ago for the Signoria, the ruling body in Florence at that time. It took a period of roughly 300 years, in three stages, to become the...
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skywalkerbeth
Nov 12, 2006

A bit of the Palazzo Vecchio without paying.

My friend and I didn't want to pay to go inside.; we're not much into museums when we travel together.But we found out that you can just wander through the courtyard and entrances, without paying...
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leics
Apr 25, 2011

Worth a visit....

Located in the Piazza Della Signoria is the Palazzo Vecchio and in front of it are several statues including a replica of Michelangelo's David. We waited on line for 45 minutes to enter the Palazzao...
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Donna_in_India
Jul 05, 2009

Entering in the ancient Florence

Well i think you can't miss Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria when you come in Florence.I suggest you to arrive from Via dei Calzaioli,'couse the street is not so big and when u'll arrive in...
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Alex_71
Sep 15, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Palazzo Vecchio

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Loggia Dei Lanzi

part four of my tips with close up pictures of the various sculptures in the Loggia Dei Lanzi if you want to savor some of the Renaissance Sculptures and works of art for Free, then Head to the...
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Piazza Della Signoria

This will be pictures of the famous equestrian Statue and Monument of Cosimo I (a Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany) who commissioned the statue as monument to the ruler's power and copied from the...
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Fountain of Neptune - Il Biancone

this will be pictures of the Fountain of Neptune situated beside the Palazzo Vecchio in Piazza Della Signora of which was built in 1555 by renaissance artist Bartolomeo Ammannati. (the statue is now a...
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Museo Palazzo Davanzati

The Palazzo Davanzati is an old Florentine home the belonged to a wealthy merchant family. Built back in the 1300s and now a museum, it gives you the idea of how the wealthy lived in Florence. The...
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Segway Tours

If you get the chance do a segway tour to see Florence. There were six of us in our party and we had our own guide. We had a great time and really enjoyed it - it made our weekend. The instruction on...
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Mercato Nuovo

the original name of the Mercato Nuovo is Loggia del Mercato Nuovo of which one of the famous Old Markets of Florence. It is also called Loggia del Porcellino due to the pork statue in front of the...
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Getting to Palazzo Vecchio

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Piazza Della Signoria

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  • Sunday 09:00 to 19:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 19:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 19:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 19:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 14:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 19:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 19:00

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