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Accademia di Belle Arti

Via Ricasoli 66, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 215449
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The Famous David!

This is by far the best work of art displaying male beauty at its finest . Such a grand and... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Hamilton, New Zealand
Skip the line and buy a tour. Statue of David makes it worth it and more.

It's a fairly small museum compared to Uffizi or Pitti, but they've got David. Don't skip this... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Via Ricasoli 66, 50122, Florence, Italy
San Marco
+39 055 215449
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is by far the best work of art displaying male beauty at its finest . Such a grand and beautiful sculpture and worth the visit. Do not miss this epic piece of history and artwork if you are in Florence . it’s a must...More

Thank Queen_Of_Hearts25
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It's a fairly small museum compared to Uffizi or Pitti, but they've got David. Don't skip this museum. If there's one thing you'll remember after your visit in Florence it will be this statue. We opted for a group tour, booked our tickets the evening...More

Thank Craig33viaje
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The David, which is located in the Accademia, was the main attraction that I wanted to see during my visit to Florence. The David is fabulous and is awe inspiring. The other items that I enjoyed viewing in the Accademia were the unfinished pieces of...More

Thank Razorfish
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Of course it is so much more to the academy than the David statue. But the David is Wonderful!!! It's amazing the big dimensions of the sculpture and all the details that give the sensation that David will come down at any moment !!! Just...More

Thank Gri69ll9
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had the Firenze Pass (see pic) so were able to avoid the even longer wait. It's worth the price if you plan to see three or more attractions in Florence. As it was, we were in line approximately 30 minutes before getting in to...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Worth seeing and doing a private tour to avoid the crazy lines to get in. Lots to see inside and the Statue of David is truly amazing to see up close.

Thank Debbie_W4321
Reviewed 12 July 2016

As part of a guided walking tour of Florence, we began at the Accademia. Because we were with a guide, we had access to the museum before it was open to the public and were able to see the David without waiting in line or...More

Thank Karin W
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Of course, everyone wants to see the David statue when they arrive in Florence, and it certainly is the centerpiece of the museum. But there is so much more to the academy than just the one statue. About half the museum focuses on sculpture, and...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The Accademia di Belle Arti is a historical museum that gives you a whole lot of insight into whet makes Florence such a lovely art city. Lovely sculptures and beautiful art work. Highly recommended

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Florence (or Firenze) is simply an open air museum. To understand the soul of this city's beauty, it would be good to get yourself introduced to its history and enjoy a guided tour. I like it!

Thank Hmosoft
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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