The beating heart of the city's political life since the 14th century, photogenic Piazza della Signoria is lined by modern cafes and packed with Renaissance sculptures. This lively L-shaped square is named after the massive Romanesque fortress-palace that overlooks it. A favorite meeting place of Florentines, the square is like an open-air museum of art with its numerous statues, including a copy of Michelangelo's sculpture of David. An ornate fountain features a large figure of Neptune, the Roman god of the sea. The square serves as a gateway to the Uffizi Gallery, which displays more of the city's art. Plan to visit Piazza della Signoria and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Florence attractions using our Florence trip planner.
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Tours to Piazza della Signoria
$103 BOOK WITH VIATOR Skip-the-Line to Uffizi & Accademia with Michelangelo's David - Small Group Tour
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
$80 BOOK WITH VIATOR Skip the Line: Small group Uffizi Masterclass by an Art Expert
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
$69 BOOK WITH VIATOR Small Group Florence Skip the Line David & Accademia with Optional Duomo
Duration: 2 hours
$136 BOOK WITH VIATOR Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Florence Private Tour
Duration: 3 hours
$29 BOOK WITH VIATOR Renaissance & Medieval Florence Walk with delicious gelato - 4 daily departures
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Piazza della Signoria reviews
This is a must do when in Florence. While the statue of David is a replica it stands on original position. The small balcony on the Palazzo Vecchio is where Hitler and Mussolini stood in WWII and.... more
This is a must do when in Florence. While the statue of David is a replica it stands on original position. The small balcony on the Palazzo Vecchio is where Hitler and Mussolini stood in WWII and.... more »
This piazza almost defies description. It's the heart of Florence, with the administrative centre in the Palazzo Vecchio and outside the Palazzo, a replica of Michelangelo's David and Donatello's...
This piazza almost defies description. It's the heart of Florence, with the administrative centre in the Palazzo Vecchio and outside the Palazzo, a replica of Michelangelo's David and Donatello's... more »
This piazza was a treat. There are lots of statues to look at, even a replica of David. There are also a lot of performers and people that gather here, but with that brings the peddlers trying to sell you something. Nevertheless, I would definitely see this place again if I ever return.
Piazza della Signoria is a nice piazza where there is a place with amazing old statues for the public to see. As well as a museum to visit. It's very lively and you can find a lot of tourists.
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