If you’re visiting Florence, then the chances are that the Piazza della Signoria will be on your to-do list. This ancient piazza abounds with the most fabulous architecture, sculpture and history. Every day the piazza is bustling with travellers and locals who still use the area as a meeting place.
Plus, there is a giant golden turtle. Yep.
The sculpture, entitled Searching for Utopia, was created by controversial Belgian artist Jan Fabre. It’s certainly a sight to behold amidst the antiquity of this ancient square and contrasts strangely with classical sculptures such as a copy of Michaelangelo’s David.
Unless you speak Italian, you’ll get the most out of the area by joining a guided tour. The area is so rich in culture and the arts so a tour is the idea way to make the most of every moment.
Piazza della Signoria Map
Piazza della Signoria
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