Michelangelo's David - Accademia Guided Tour
Accademia Gallery Guided Tour: the story of the Greatest Masterpiece of Western Sculpture, the Statue of David.
This Florence guided tour will take you to see the David statue by Michelangelo in the Accademia Gallery Museum, then to the Cathedral Square to see the places where it was carved and finally to the Signoria Square where this Giant used to be for over three hundred years.
Statue of Michelangelo's David
The David is the symbol of the Italian Renaissance and the first of such a giant size representing a completely naked man to be seen in Europe since the Roman age because before Michelangelo, only the Romans and the Greeks had carved similar statues of their heroes and gods.
Inside the Accademia Gallery you will be overwhelmed by the stunning beauty of this unique masterpiece, while listening to the fascinating story of the "agony and the ecstasy" of its making.
A walking guided tour of Florence
A following walking guided tour of Florence will retrace its presence in town, from the Duomo for which it was originally commissioned to the Signoria square where it became the symbol of the Republican's virtues and the cultural power of the city.
Duration: approx 3 hours
Price: € 180 (1 to 10 people - entrance tickets not included)