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Address: Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 276 8465
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09:00 - 14:00
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Thu 09:00 - 14:00
Fri - Wed 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Florence's principal palace was begun in 1299 and built as the seat of the...

Florence's principal palace was begun in 1299 and built as the seat of the Signoria, the fathers of the city's republican government.

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"Very nice palazzo"

We came here as part of a walking tour on Florence. This is a very interesting spot with so much activity surrounding you.The Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace) is the city hall of... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came here as part of a walking tour on Florence. This is a very interesting spot with so much activity surrounding you.The Palazzo Vecchio (Old Palace) is the city hall of Florence. It was built at the start of the 14th century as the Palace of the People. The fortress-like building with crenellated walls is one of the city's... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

People say you can see the Palazzo and climb the tower in 1,5 hours. You can, but only if your only goal is to miss all the details and beauty that was stored in the Palazzo Vecchio for the last few centuries. It is totally wort to pay those 14 euros for the museum+tower visit. If you want to be... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A bit of history inside! With art,a great square stores near the Palace you won.t be sorry ! All in Florence is great!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I attended a talk on the first floor of the Palazzo Vecchio and it was an amazing place to sit and listen to someone talk about a conference and the city of Florence. Afterwards there was a reception on the ground floor with delicious food and wine. A beautiful way to spend an evening in Florence.

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Semnan, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

you need half a day to visit this building try to enjoy the museum too . and don't forget the tower will be open at 10 : 00 am . this square is fantastic so fantastic . enjoy visit and the coffee around this palazzo

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am an avid fan of Inferno by Dan Brown so of course had to visit this palace. The hall of the five hundred is stunning. I found the ' cera trova' painting, only because I had googled it and knew already what it looked like. But it's not possible to see the flag with the naked eye. You can't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There's no way you can get ready to see what you're about to see when you enter Palazzo Vecchio. Every room is overwhelming, it's so difficult to focus your eyes on something because beauty is everywhere, literally embracing you. An incredible place, not to be missed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We very much enjoyed our tour of the secret passages of the Palazzo Vecchio, well worth the extra 4 Euro price. Our tour guide, Chiara, was very knowledgeable and make the experience memorable. We also enjoyed the views of Florence from the Tower.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read Dan Brown's book Inferno we visited the Palace and found it to be far better than expected. Yes the book moves at great pace and describes the wonderful works of art in exciting detail and we knew some were excluded from the public yet we found there was even more to see than expected. To us, this and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once you will enter there it's so charming palace, which is "Palazzo Vecchio". Starting from the big whole, which can fit more then 500ppl (but the way, that is the name of that hall - room 500). As well as art piece of Michelangelo also situated there. Old palace of rulers of Florence - Medici dynasty. Later on become as... More 

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