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Piazza San Marco

Piazza San Marco, 50129, Florence, Italy
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  • Average43%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
10 Oct 2017
“Faded glory”
27 Sep 2017
“So so busy”
Piazza San Marco, 50129, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

A block north of the incredible Accademia Galleria (the world-class museum that houses Michelangelo’s original 1501 ‘David’ sculpture) is this unimpressive city plaza/square. In the center is the Monument to General Manfredo Fanti, a soldier and leader for Italian independence and unification. The statue was...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I found this piazza way too crowded and busy. Constant busses and cars shoulder to shoulder tourists heading to the Academia museum. Yuck Miss it unless you have to pass through going someplace

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Piazza San Marco is a nice little square with some greenery, a few seats to have a rest, if you are so inclined, and a lovely statue of General Manfredo Fanti. The Basilica di San Marco is just across the road, and some famous sites...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The easiest way to spot the Piazza San Marco in Florence is to find the 1873 Monument to General Manfredo Fanti, born in Capri. Fanta was key in the mid-19th-century wars of Italian independence. On the north side of the square is a church and...More

Thank Outofdodge_10
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the city threw our trip. Before leaving, and due to the fact that our hotel was close by, we made a stop for a small and nice tour before heading back south. Nice. But nothing more

Thank 705eyalh
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We came here to catch a nus in order to go to Fiesole for the day. Busy, busy, busy. When we bought out bus ticket and asked which corner, the attendant pointed, but we didn't realize it was a block in that direction. Just fyi....More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A small city square in Florence which has a statue of General Manfredo Fanti a famous soldier who helped to unify Italy. A very old statue but well maintained. It can be crowded at times. Also be aware of pickpockets as advised by out tour...More

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a very small piazza and not a lot going on here apart from some museums. Its not the prettiest of piazzas and this isn't helped by the road works, etc that are going on at the moment. There is a statue and a...More

Thank emtrey
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place in Venezzia. Surrounded by restaurants and attractions a good place for photos. You should be aware of the pickpockets because there's lots of people in the same place and time.

1  Thank Saulo M
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

It's a very nice historical place but fortunately it's very crowded and it's full of thefts. I saw a lady that she was left without the bag by someone, who basically just grab her bag and runaway.

Thank WilliamsRosian
San Marco
The pleasant atmosphere of this residential area, a
stone’s throw away from the Duomo of Florence,
surprises everyone. A continuous flow of backpacking
students provides the tranquil surroundings for the
elderly residents who sit in Piazza San Marco to read
the daily newspaper. Home to several universities,
including the Academy of Fine Arts, San Marco is one
of the most vibrant cultural centers in the city. A
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17 May 2016|
Response from PdeA |
I went walking
17 May 2016|
Response from PdeA |
Go by train to Florence St Maria Novella and then walk