This is your chance to visit 2 of the most important museums of the cradle of the Renaissance in a single day. Your guide will meet you in the afternoon and prepare you for the first stage of this enlightening activity: the incredible Galleria dell'Accademia, the sanctuary that has preserved Michelangelo's David over the centuries. The guide will reveal the secrets of this incredible museum and the creation of Michelangelo's world-famous masterpieces, such as the original version by David, I Prigioni and San Matteo. You will discover that he was not only a sculptor, but also a painter, an architect and a sensitive poet. After this first guided tour, the guide will take you on an interesting walking tour through the most famous squares of Florence: Piazza San Giovanni, which houses an incredible wealth of majestic buildings, such as the Cathedral and the Baptistery of green and white marble of Florence, Giotto's bell tower and the symbol of Florence, Brunelleschi's dome. The second square will be Piazza della Repubblica, where the most elegant cafés in the city are located. Last but not least, there is the heart of Florence itself, Piazza della Signoria, an authentic open-air museum, where the majestic Palazzo Vecchio also stands some original statues of great artists such as Giambologna and Cellini. Last but not least, get ready for a real feast for the eyes and soul: the incredible Uffizi Gallery, which offers one of the largest collections of paintings in the world and a breathtaking view of the urban landscape of Florence. The museum is huge but thanks to your guide, you will be sure to admire all the main masterpieces and, moreover, to understand the development of Italian art over the centuries. Starting from Giotto and Masaccio, the true innovators of our history, you will be involved in an exciting celebration of beauty, admiring masterpieces such as Botticelli's Birth of Venus, Leonardo's Annunciation and Michelangelo's Tondo, to name a few. At the end of the guided tour you can stay in the Uffizi Gallery until closing time.
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