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Perseus Statue

4.5/5
56 Reviews
Statue/Sculpture
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 0.5 hour
Address: Loggia dei Lanzi | Piazza della Signoria, 50121, Florence, Italy
Phone: +39-55-23885

What people are saying:

Bolsius and Medusa in the Mercenary Square. This is really a famous and conspicuous sculpture. There is also a white marble abutment. Medusa's hair is really impressive! They are all snakes, so terrible and vivid!

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  • Jo_and_Tom
    Jo_and_Tom
    Anna, Ohio
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    Perseus - Bronze in Uffzi square

    This is beautiful bronze done by Beneto Celleni and is locate in Uffzi square. This surprised me that such as master piece is accesible to visitors to touch, have photo with etc. There are several n...

    Reviewed on /Date(1586332030000+0800)/
  • Lance H
    Lance H
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    Great Statue

    I love this statue. What made it better for me is that I wasn't looking for it and didn't know it was there. For years, I looked at this statue on the cover of Edith Hamilton's _Mythology_(1940) nev...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582302988000+0800)/
  • VadimM67
    VadimM67
    Madrid, Spain
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    A public masterpiece.

    Like all the sculptures in the square, Perseus has an allegorical meaning. Perseus holds the newly severed head of the Gorgon Medusa. This should be associated with the victory of the Medici power ove...

    Reviewed on /Date(1578317029000+0800)/
  • The_Concierge_8
    The_Concierge_8
    Trinidad
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    The jewel in the crown of Loggia di Lanzi! Cellini's Perseus is similar to Michelangelo's David...but on steroids!!

    Sure David is amazing and especially because of its infamous sculptor. But for me, Perseus is my favorite. David just stands in relaxed pose holding his sling, but Perseus is not just the man; there’s...

    Reviewed on /Date(1575186852000+0800)/
  • ilovecalculustoo
    ilovecalculustoo
    Dallas, Texas
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    Don't overlook

    It's easy to overlook the Loggia as there are so many other sights nearby, but this location has had famous statues since the Renaissance here. Some of our favorites here are this one and the Rape of...

    Reviewed on /Date(1573279077000+0800)/

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