Piazzale Michelangelo (dedicated to the famous reinassance artist Michelangelo) is the most famous panoramic and suggestive point of the city. It was built in 1865 by architect Giuseppe Poggi on a small hill just few minutes out of Florence, on the left bank of the River Arno. To reach Piazzale Michelangelo there is a suggestive 8 km panoramic street.
The square actually house different Michelangelo's sculpture bronze copies such as David and the four allegories of the Cappelle Medicee of San Lorenzo.
Piazzale Michelangelo is the perfect place to enjoy a panoramic view of the entire city.