Palazzo Niccolini al Duomo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... a yummy tomato, mozzarella and basil panini for lunch and a gelato and headed off to do some more exploring. After this I headed to the Medici Chapels. I brought my ticket and walked into the nearest door- it wasn't the chapels but turned out to be a beautiful adjoining church, Basilica Di San Lorenzo. It had a beautiful dome and beautiful adjoining ...
... not like Hasselhoff, or Blaine, but thee David. Michaelangelo's David. As we passed pizza parlours, and gelato stands (every 10 steps you could find either, all claiming to be better than the previous) we got to another open square, and there it was or so we thought. Upon a later Google, our information was not correct, the David had been moved back inside due to some damages being done. In all his naked glory, the replica David stood outside ...
... all of the power, damaging the phone line which meant no internet for the rest of the stay, and 2 very scared boys.
On Monday we did a day trip to Pisa which was great. They have been doing lots of stabilising work on it over the past 10 years or so and it has only just reopened fairly recently. Jesse was not allowed up it, so Oli and Sal climbed up the 285 stairs, and Oli thought it was very weird, and found it very hard to balance up there. We went in the cathedral ...
... statue. It is a spectacular view down the long gallery with David at the end.
We stopped for lunch before taking a quick tour on our own to see some more of Michelangelo's statues in the Medici Chapels. Must admit one should see them first before you reach the summit of David. And when you consider Michelangelo sculpted the statue of David when he was in his early 20's and he lived to be 89 you begin to appreciate the diversity of the ...
... Duomo I caught a bus up to Piazza Michelangelo. The Piazza itself is not that impressive, just a car park with a bronze statue of David, But the view of Florence is amazing. From here I could see the Duomo, clearly the largest building in Florence's skyline. Seconded by the Biblioteca Nationale. Just under the piazza is a little cafe, where I stopped to have a wine and enjoy the view. I had heard that the sunset from this point is to die ...