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Florence: Guided tour to see David

4.2 (5)
Florence, IT
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Florence: Guided tour to see David

4.2 (5)
Florence, IT
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Come and see the magnificent David statue in Florence, created by the legendary Michelangelo. This iconic Renaissance masterpiece is a symbol of strength and beauty, and people from all over the world flock to witness its grandeur. Immerse yourself in the world of Michelangelo as our knowledgeable guide takes you through the museum, sharing the intriguing stories behind the statue's creation and its significance to human genius. Explore the halls of the museum and admire other renowned works by artists like Botticelli and Giambologna. Learn about the fascinating history of Michelangelo's unfinished sculptures and discover the museum of musical instruments. This guided tour offers a captivating experience that will leave you in awe of the artistic brilliance of Michelangelo and the Renaissance era.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 1 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience & Audio Guided
  • See Michelangelo's David, one of the most famous statues
  • Learn about Michelangelo's life and artistic genius
  • Explore the history of Renaissance sculpture
  • Admire masterpieces by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, and Giambologna
  • Visit the museum of musical instruments
  • Licensed guide
  • Fast track tickets
  • Radios and headsets
  • Immediate entrance during the high season(10-15 minutes)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and beverage

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Introduction

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Michelangelo Buonarotti with the Florence: guided tour to see the David. This unforgettable journey will take you to the renowned Accademia Gallery in Florence, where you will come face to face with one of the most famous statues in the world - David. Created by Michelangelo himself, this masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture symbolizes strength and youthful beauty, and has become an icon of human genius.

What to expect?

During this 60-minute tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the Galleria dell'Accademia alongside a knowledgeable guide. Discover the intriguing history behind the creation of David and learn why this statue is held in such high regard. Understand the significance of its pose and delve into the mind of Michelangelo as he portrayed the young man. As you walk through the museum's halls, you'll also encounter other remarkable works such as Michelangelo's Slaves, Botticelli's masterpieces, Ghirlandaio's artwork, and the fascinating museum of musical instruments.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for art enthusiasts, history buffs, and anyone seeking to witness the brilliance of Renaissance art firsthand. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a first-time visitor to Florence, the Florence: guided tour to see the David offers a captivating experience for all who appreciate the beauty and history of classical art.

Why book this?

Book this remarkable tour to gain a deep understanding of Michelangelo's art and his unparalleled contribution to the world of sculpture. With an experienced guide leading the way, you'll not only witness the extraordinary David up close but also learn about the intricate details of his creation. The Accademia Gallery provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the artistic genius of the Renaissance and appreciate the masterpieces that have left an indelible mark on the art world.

Good to know

It is important to note that the meeting point for this tour is at Via Ricasoli,47, in front of the entrance to the Accademia Gallery. Look for the representative holding a sign displaying ITALYPASS TOURS. The tour duration is approximately 60 minutes, during which you'll have ample time to explore and absorb the rich artistic heritage that the Accademia Gallery offers. Ensure your camera is fully charged, as you'll want to capture the awe-inspiring beauty of David and the other masterpieces you'll encounter along the way.

Reviews

The Florence: guided tour to see the David has received rave reviews from visitors worldwide. Previous participants have commended the knowledgeable guides for their insightful commentary and the unique perspective they offer on Michelangelo's work. Visitors have expressed their awe and appreciation for David's grandeur and the opportunity to witness firsthand the artistic brilliance that still resonates across centuries. Don't miss the chance to experience this captivating tour and join the ranks of those who have been profoundly moved by the beauty of David and the Accademia Gallery.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Galleria dell'Accademia

People from all over the world come to Florence to see him-David. This statue, created by Michelangelo, is rightfully considered one of the most famous in the world. David has become one of the most recognisable works of Renaissance sculpture; a symbol of strength and youthful beauty. Immerse yourself in the world of Michelangelo Buonarotti while exploring the museum with our guide. Learn about the difficult fate of David's creation, and why this statue is considered one of the acmes not only of the Renaissance, but also of human genius in general. What is the meaning of his pose, and why Michelangelo portrayed the young man just like that. Walking through the halls of the museum, learn about the history of the creation of Michelangelo's Slaves - unfinished sculptures intended to adorn the tomb of Julius 2. In addition, enjoy the masterpieces of Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Giambologna and the museum of musical instruments!

Admission Included

Reviews

(5)

4.2 (5)

Karen_D

Amazing to see The David in person. Our tour guide was friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the tour and love the skip the line convenience.

Robert_F

Actually experiencing seeing DAVID. Learning more about Michelangelo's work. Getting the whole Firenze experience.

andyyoung36

Exhibition was great however guide was not at meeting point so couldn’t get ticket. Fortunately it was a free entry day and queue not long as it was torrential rain. I did get a full refund though when I raised this so fair play to Viator for this.

G3064TUgiuseppev

Organizzazione perfetta. Guida con la quale abbiamo trascorso 2 ore di storia dell'arte che non dimenticheremo mai! Ci ha trasmesso il Suo sapere ed entusiasmo e sicuramente ritorneremo a Firenze per scoprire altri luoghi d'interesse.

marco p

Eccellenti nel descrivere l’arte, ti fanno appassionare e sono attenti anche alle domande che vengono fatte
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-17 09:42