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Loggia del Bigallo - Museo del Bigallo

Piazza San Giovanni, 1, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 288496
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20 Dec 2017
“Don't overlook this impressive loggia.”
13 Dec 2017
“The smallest museum in Florence”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Piazza San Giovanni, 1, 50122, Florence, Italy
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+39 055 288496
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

The Loggia del Bigallo is a late Gothic building in Florence that stands at the corner of Piazza San Giovanni and via Calzaioli. The site near the Baptistry of Florence was donated by a benefactor. Lodged next to The Baptistry and The Duomo, many overlook...More

Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Lodged next to The Baptistry and The Duomo, many overlook the splendid loggia. The smallest museum in Florence has a treasure, the first image of the city by Bernardo Daddi. It is mainly a tourist center but a docent will guide you through the two...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This so-called museum is open most days at noon and again at 3:00 PM for ten minutes each time, oddest museum hours ever. But there are really only two tiny rooms and the collection consists of an altarpiece a fresco and several other paintings (including...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

A beautiful structure,placed at a crossroads in old town,close to the Florence Cathedral.Beautiful but your eyes will be catched by the grandness of the cathedral,for sure.

Thank zuv
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

The Loggia del Bigallo is in Piazza del Duomo. It used yo be a lodging for lost, abandoned or orphaned children. Interesting and informative place to visit.

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Reviewed 3 August 2015

A lesser known attraction at Piazza del Duomo is Loggia del Bigallo, situated at the corner of Piazza San Giovanni and Via Calzaioli, facing the Duomo and the other famous attractions that can been seen and visited here. Loggia del Bigallo was built in the...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

We bought a 72 hour ticket that allowed us to visit many of the attractions in Florence, and the Bigallo was one. It has so many interesting things to see, you really need to put aside at least two hours for your visit. Well recommended!

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Reviewed 13 July 2014

This little building is used for information, with very pleasant ladies managing the desk. It dates from around 1358 and was said to be a site granted an anonymous benefactor. It was used during the 15th century as a place for orphaned, lost or abandoned...More

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