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Museo Nazionale del Bargello

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Address: Via del Proconsolo 4, 50122, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 238 8606
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Housed in the Palazzo del Podesta (1255 AD) as the residence of Florence's...

Housed in the Palazzo del Podesta (1255 AD) as the residence of Florence's chief magistrate, this museum houses an unrivalled collection of Italian Renaissance sculpture..

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Glories of Renaissance Tour: Michelangelo and Donatello

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Huge Museum in centre of Florence

Visited this museum on our last day in Florence. Exhausted by this time but what an experience visiting this huge museum. Exhibits well presented with plenty of room for visitors

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited this museum on our last day in Florence. Exhausted by this time but what an experience visiting this huge museum. Exhibits well presented with plenty of room for visitors

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Ploiesti, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

you must visit this museum because it”s full with porcelain colections,arms,paintings ,and a very beautiful interior yard.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What the Uffizi is to painting,the Bargello is to sculpture. Everyone, of course, will have their own preferences. To me, Donatello's David (the bronze one) and Michelangelo's Bacchus are the greatest. There are other world-class pieces, but these are the two I admire the most.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to taste the City, also because it was heavy rain that day... This Museum is anyway a MUST-HAVE in Your visit-schedule of Florence; too simple is to say that You find here sculptures: You'll dare to talk to some of the statues. Don't forget to watch ad Michelangelo's 'Bruto' at ground floor, and 'Della Robbia' room...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic. Something for everyone. Courtyard with seating. Centuries of history in the building itself. As for the art/artifacts......where do I begin? Information in Italian and English. Closes at 2.00 p.m. After visiting the Uffizi the previous day with hoards of other tourists, this place was practically empty, a much more serene experience. I can heartily recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 hours here--it's not an overwhelming Museum--and probably could have stayed another hour. VERY well done, beautiful and wonderful historical presentations.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hurried to the Bargello where we had advance tickets for a scheduled time. It turned out it did not matter if we were on time. We found the three-story building crammed between other ancient edifices. We checked our cameras, and entered Going inside we felt as though we were outside. A big medieval courtyard invited us to sit down... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to savor & contrast the masterpiece sculptures of Michelangelo and Donatello as well as Della Robbia's glazed terracotta's. Most intriguing were sculptures from the underestimated Verrocchio, the teacher of Leonardo. We spent 2 hours there so plan at least that to do it justice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened on this by accident and were so impressed! Some wonderful sculpture, including Michelangelo pieces. Don't miss this on your visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite museums in the world, and I return to it yearly. It has so many priceless artworks, that it is a wonder that one can find that many in just one place. There are numerous exhibits of masterpieces from the Italian Renaissance, such as sculptures from Donatello, Michelangelo, Giambologna, Benvenuto Cellini, and so many others.... More 

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