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Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence – Michelangelo’s David and Renaissance Art Tour

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Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence – Michelangelo’s David and Renaissance Art Tour
Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence – Michelangelo’s David and Renaissance Art Tour
Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence – Michelangelo’s David and Renaissance Art Tour
Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence – Michelangelo’s David and Renaissance Art Tour

Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence – Michelangelo’s David and Renaissance Art Tour

Accademia di Belle Arti Gallery in Florence is where you will witness incredible Renaissance art and one of the greatest masterpieces in the world - Michelangelo’s statue of David.

Founded in 1784 by Pietro Leopoldo the Grand Duke of Tuscany and former Holy Roman Emperor, Gallery of the Academy of Florence contains some acclaimed Gothic and Renaissance paintings and Florentine Art. But the star of Accademia Galleria is without a doubt Michelangelo’s David, one of the most beloved works of Renaissance sculpture – more breathtaking in person. This colossal work of art stands at 17 feet tall.

After your guided skip-the-line tour of Accademia di Belle Arti, you’ll have time to see works from other great Italian artists and see the original plaster model for Giambologna’s famous sculpture Rape of the Sabine Women.
Highlights
  • ACCADEMIA DI BELLE ARTI

    Though smaller in size than the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery Florence has an impressive collection of paintings by Florentine artists of the 13th and 16th centuries from the High Renaissance.
  • MICHELANGELO’S MASTERPIECE

  • THE DAVID

  • MICHELANGELO’S PRISONERS

  • FLORENTINE & RENAISSANCE ART

Though smaller in size than the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery Florence has an impressive collection of paintings by Florentine artists of the 13th and 16th centuries from the High Renaissance.
ACCADEMIA DI BELLE ARTI
Q&A
  • Who is Michelangelo?

    Michelangelo Buonarroti was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet born in the Republic of Florence in 1475. One of the greatest artists and the most famous of the High Renaissance, Michelangelo’s masterpieces and legacy are unparalleled even to this day. Some of Michelangelo’s incredible works of art include: the statue of David and Prisoners or Slaves at the Gallery of the Academy of Florence, the Doni Tondo (The Holy Family) in the Uffizi Gallery Florence, The Deposition pieta in the Florence Cathedral Museum (Opera del Duomo Museum) the statue of Moses in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome, the Pieta in St. Peter’s Basilica and perhaps the most famous Michelangelo masterpiece of all - the Sistine Chapel ceiling at the Vatican featuring The Last Judgement and the central image of The Creation of Adam, the most reproduced works in the history of art.
  • How did Michelangelo die?

    Michelangelo died of natural causes in Rome in 1564 at the ripe old age of 88 (three weeks before his 89th birthday) and by request was buried in the Basilica of Santa Croce in his beloved hometown of Florence.
  • Where is the Accademia Gallery of Florence?

    Accademia Gallery of Florence is located at via Ricasoli, 58/60 in the heart of the historic city center of Firenze, Italy.
  • How long to visit Accademia Gallery Florence?

    The average time to visit Accademia Gallery Florence and see the main highlights is about an hour. But you can stay longer to marvel at the acclaimed Gothic and Renaissance paintings, Florentine Art, and Michelangelo’s David.
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