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“Bucket list visit if you like Arts”
Review of Accademia Gallery

Accademia Gallery
Ranked #6 of 609 things to do in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Europe's first school of drawing, this museum of art is chiefly famous for its several sculptures by Michelangelo, notably his David, in addition to an extensive collection of 15th- and 16th-century paintings.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Everybody knows who Michaell Angelo is but seeing the original David is an experience. One monolith sculpted like that would be just incredible in our time with modern tools, just imagine 500 years ago with the tools available at the time. I have seen it before but looking my kid's expression when they saw it and understanding how it was sculpted was awesome. There are some other things to see but the David is the gem.

Thank ARTURO A
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

First, we used the Florence card and went early. We bypassed the line and spent time with David with very few other people. As time went by, the crowd increased. David is the main attraction as well it should be. Amazing! Take the time to explore other areas of the Accademia. Other galleries have world class works of art worth the time to digress and explore beyond David. Take your camera.

Thank Walter S
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

A visit to see Michelangelo's David should be on top of everyone's bucket list...nothing gives it justice as seeing it in person. David was beyond all my expectations!!!

Thank Samia M
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Seeing this masterpiece is worth double the entrance price! Just make sure to book online to skip the queue - and try to go early evening as it is less crowded.

Thank Ian N
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I was moved by the sheer force of this piece of art
Well organized museum
Friendly service
Would rate it more if I could

Thank DavidLorge
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