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Perseus Statue

Loggia dei Lanzi | Piazza della Signoria, 50121, Florence, Italy
+39 055 23885
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Loggia dei Lanzi | Piazza della Signoria, 50121, Florence, Italy
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"piazza della signoria"
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"benvenuto cellini"
in 26 reviews
"severed head"
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"medusa's head"
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"greek mythology"
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"uffizi gallery"
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"works of art"
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"bronze"
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"snakes"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This statue was not made in the normal way of being cast to be hollow bronze. This was molten bronze poured into a mold and it was perfect when finished. It has been standing in the Piazza della Signoria since it's creation.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The statue of Perseus is different from all the others in Florence and really fits in well with the stunning architecture

Thank Martino B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This delightful bronze sculpture makes a nice change from the marble and the shiny metal only serves to enhance the excellent work of the artist. A joy from every angle, if a bit gruesome, one can get right up to the piece and enjoy every...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

turn around it several times, explore all the details of the statue , and also of the base...It's an amazing achievement, at the level of the Michaelangelo's David...!!! And it's free ! Others statues close by are also great .

Thank pierre s
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bronze statue by Cellini, was commissioned by Cosimo I de Medici and unveiled in 1554. The Perseus statue stands atop a base that is adorned with bronze telling the story of Andromeda and Perseus. The statue relates the story of how Perseus beheads Medusa...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful free and open air museum located in downtown Florence. It houses some of the most beautiful sculpture of the Renaissance architecture. Perseus Statue really stood out in the Piazza della Signoria, especially the Head of Medusa. Spend some time there and be amazed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The entire loggia is a great open air museum housef in a completely original Renaissance architecture. Superb.

Thank EUcivilization
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

A magnificent bronze statue by Benvenuto Cellini. Hard to imagine that this artwork is over 500 years old. It really stands out in the Piazza della Signoria where majority of the sculptures are copies. An interesting feature of this bronze piece is that the self...More

Thank Della G
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The Perseus Statue is made by Benvenuto Cellini in 1545-1554. It is a true piece of art. It is placed on Piazza della Signoria.

Thank Morten R
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

By the Medici palace, this statue is. A good place to visit in Florence. This can be seen for free, but beware it can be busy.

Thank Tracey H
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