The Piazza della Signoria has a reputation as an open-air sculpture museum and is the center of political life in the city for centuries. The square is home to the Vecchio Palace, a replica of Michelangelo's sculpture "David" and the Neptune Fountain. The Piazza della Signoria is open and surrounded by the Uffizi Gallery, the mercenary gazebo and numerous cafes and bars. The famous Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is located just north of it and can be reached by foot from the alley.
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The Municipal Square is also called the Lord's Square. There are five points to watch in the square: one is the bronze statue of the Grand Duke of the Medici family (Figure 4), the other is the sculpture of the next sea god fountain (Fig. 1), and the third is a replica of the David statue on the side. (Fig. 9), four are Celini's Parsius who killed Medusa (Fig. 3), and five are Hercules sculptures (Herris and Kekers) (Fig. 2), against the wall of Lange There are nearly 10 pieces of exquisite authentic sculptures in the gallery. Every inch of muscle, every finger and every stream is realistic. Shuttle through this khaki-coloured building, touch the craftsmanship of the great craftsmen, as if through the eyes and the statues of the masters.
If Florence is a large museum, then the Piazza della Signoria is the core exhibition area of open-air sculptures. It is not only a close-up view of sculptures, but also a great place to rest. Around the main square is a large-scale specialty store. Friends who like to shop can take a good stroll here. If you are tired, you can have a cup of coffee at the coffee shop on the Piazza della Signoria.
[Traffic information] Take the C2 to Condotta station and get off at Via delle Farine and take Via della Condotta. Walk about 100 meters to the square.
[Ticket Information] Free
[Opening Time] All day
[Play time] 1-3 hours
Piazza della Signoria, the most famous municipal square in Florence, also known as the Piazza della Signoria, was built in the 13th and 14th centuries and was originally built on the premises of the demolished Uberti, Frabowski and other emperor families. Later, after the expansion, it formed the scale of today. Past and present are the administrative centers of Florence. The southeast corner of the square is the traditional administrative center Palazzo Vecchio. It is also a unique open-air sculpture museum. There are a lot of tourists in the square, and they are all deeply shocked by the beautiful sculptures. The most famous statue in the square is Michelangelo's "David" statue. This statue is world famous, but this statue is a replica. The authentic collection is in the Academy Gallery at the corner of the square.