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Europe's first school of drawing, this museum of art is chiefly famous for its several sculptures by Michelangelo, notably his David, in addition to an extensive collection of 15th- and 16th-century paintings.
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My plan was to just see David, but the layout brings you through the whole museum. I was so glad it did, I loved, loved the “bust” room. You can spend as much or as little time as you like. I got to go in...More
We visited on the last morning of our visit to Florence. I wanted to see the Michelangelo unfinished slaves sculptures and had t realised there was such an expensive collection of Michelangelo sculptures there. That included 'David'! WOW! There are not adequate words to describe...More
Although seen before, Michelangelo's David still inspires awe. The size, the beauty, the artistry. Just look at the hands, so natural they just can't be carved from stone. For the first time I also spent some time looking at some of the unfinished Michelangelo sculptures...More
We were there on the first Sunday of the month (not by choice) which is free admission day to the museums, so my experience may not track on "normal" days. There was a long line, despite our arrival close to opening time. The line moved...More
Incredible number of visitors come here to check off their bucket list one of the most well-known statues of all time, David. Surprisingly, the line moves quickly (we had the Firenze Card), The museum is very small compared to most world-class museums, but this makes...More
I was just blown away by the perfection of the sculptures and statues that I saw in this gallery. David, obviously, lived upto all the hype. Just perfection! I would recommend to get the Firenze pass to get past all the long queues and wait...More
It's just an amazing experience to see Michelangelo's David. Just go! Like the Ufizzi if you have to line up it's worth the wait. My tip is to go see all 3 statues of David - don't forget to go see the Bronze at the...More
There are all kinds of religious paintings from there on in, with a section on the plaster casting of sculptures.
While there are paintings that are from the 1300’s, everyone is realistically here to see Michelangelo’s David. At over 5m tall, the marble sculpture is...More