Why You Shouldn't Miss This
Occupying the entire block between the Palazzo Medici Riccardi and the San Marco Museum, the Accademia Gallery consists of seven museum halls. Irrespective of the time and day, it attracts thousands of people, all vying to get a look at Michelangelo’s David. The statue of David is a masterpiece created by the legendary Michelangelo. Made of marble and standing at over 5 metres, it is one of those sculptures that every person must experience in person. Situated in Florence, often considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the entire city is a testament to the architectural heritage of Italy. The Accademia is one of the two most prominent art galleries in the city. In 2016, over 1.4 million people visited the gallery.
The perfect way to spend your morning in Florence! Explore the Accademia Gallery and learn about the various artworks and the artists whose works adorn the walls of the gallery. Be sure to explore all the seven zones to get the most out of your experience here. The museum also houses the stunning sculpture of ‘David’ by Michelangelo which is widely recognized as the greatest sculpture ever. A professional guide will walk alongside you offering insights about the paintings and sculptures present in the gallery.
- Hall of the Colossus
- Hall of Prisoners
- Florentine Gothic
- The Tribune
- Gipsoteca Bartolin
- Museum of Musical Instruments
- Florence between 1370 and 1430