Accademia Gallery tour in the footsteps of the David

Via Ricasoli 58/60, 50122 Florence FI, Italy, Florence, Italy
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Overview
Duration
1h
Languages
English, Italian, Spanish
Voucher type
mobile
What To Expect

Immerse yourself completely in Michelangelo's art at the Accademia Gallery with the help of a certified guide. See the most famous work of the great Florentine master, the statue of David, and the other important masterpieces of the collection.The Accademia Gallery was officially founded in 1784 in the halls of the old San Matteo hospital in Florence, and it soon became a place where important artistic institutions and artwork could be brought together under one roof.The museum now houses the largest Michelangelo sculpture collection in the world, which also includes the Prisoners, the Palestrina Pietà and San Matteo. Here you will also find the single largest collection of paintings on gold background as well as the Museum of Musical Instruments.Admire the statue of David, which the young Michelangelo sculpted in three years starting from a huge block of rough marble. The absolutely magnificent and imposing sculpture, the real icon of the Renaissance ideal, became the symbol of the power and invincibility of the Republic of Florence: a young powerful man nude, in his full physical vigor, with an intense expression of force and courage as a plastic consequence of his absolute faith in God.

What to remember

Important info

  • Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs
  • The tour requires a minimum of 2 participants
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What's included
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Skip-the-line entrance to the Accademia Gallery. Visit with monolingual guide. Earphones (only for groups with over 15 participants)
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Highlights
Save precious time with this skip-the-line ticket to the Accademia Gallery. Visit the world's largest Michelangelo collection with an expert guide. Admire the iconic David and paintings by the greatest Florentine masters
Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date
Provider
MYTOUR
Meeting Point

In front of the main entrance of the Accademia Gallery (entrance for pre-booked tickets). The staff will be waiting for you wearing a green T-shirt with the My Tour logo.