HALF DAY WALKING CITY TOUR ( 3 hours)
Participants: Min 2 – Max 12
9:00 AM meet your guide in Piazza Signoria (statue of David). Visit BARGELLO, built in 1255 a collection of Gothic and Renaissance sculpture is one of the most important in Italy. The works of immense historical value are David, St George Athys Amorino by Donatello, Madonna and Child, Brutus,Bacchus by Michelangelo, a pair of reliefs Sacrifice of Isaac by Brunelleschi and Ghiberti.
Academy of Fine Arts, whose crowds are lured by the most famous Renaissance image, the Michelangelo’s David, commissioned in 1501, David slaying Goliath was chosen for its parallel with Florence’s recent history evoking the city’s belated liberation.The statue was, not only carved from a single piece of marble, but also that the marble in question was a thin and fault-riddled block considered too damaged to work with.
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Private English speaking guide, entrance fee