"Florence - at last!" Florence by margaretvn
Florence Travel Guide: 5,292 reviews and 11,821 photos
Florence had been on my list of places to visit for soooo long and at last we made it there. It had been a long wait but it was so worth while. I just had to see this young man. Michelangelo made this statue when he was 29 years old and it established him as the foremost sculptor of his time. It is made of Carrara marble and was commissioned by the city for the Piazza della Signoria. In 1873 it was moved to the Accademia and today a copy stands in the original's place.
- Pros:art and cultural at its best
- Cons:very very busy in high season
- In a nutshell:the treasure chest of the Renaissance
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