Type : Gallery
Location : Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50129 Firenze FI, Italy
Phone : +39 055 098 7100
Get into amongst many other cultural treasures, Michelangelo’s David, considered to be one of the greatest masterpieces in the history of art. Marvel at 15th-century paintings by the likes of Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, and Uccello in the ultimate celebration of Renaissance art.
Opened in the 1780s as a teaching facility for students at the Academy of Fine Arts, Florence’s Accademia is now synonymous with Michelangelo’s towering statue of David. Everything about this 5-meter (17-foot) sculpture is super-sized (apart from one little detail which some men may find reassuring!)
A supreme work of technical mastery and symbol of the struggles of the Florentine Republic against its bigger and nastier rivals, David encapsulates the spirit of the city itself. With this ticket, you’ll be able to skip the lines that can stretch around the building and enter the Accademia faster.
Other artworks to look out for include Michelangelo’s famously unfinished Slaves, a set of captive figures enslaved in marble; Giambologna’s original plaster cast for his terrifying Rape of the Sabine Women statue in Piazza della Signoria; and 15th-century paintings by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Uccello, and more…
Saturday 09:00 – 18:45
Sunday 09:00 – 18:45
Thursday 09:00 – 18:45
Friday 09:00 – 18:45
Attraction in Florence