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Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Powerful piece, it purports to depict the "ruler" of Florence who actually did rule through his power as a banker as well as being a political mover-and-shaker. We did not know he had a twin brother (Damian) who died shortly after birth. Touring with a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The bronze equestrian statue, from the end of the 16th century, was erected by Ferdinando I, Cosimo’s son, showing the second Duke of Florence on a horse with raised right leg, wearing the armor and holding a military baton. The statue is a work of...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend to visit this monument in the very popular Piazza Della Signora. Visitors like to hang out here.

Thank BrisbaneBetty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great square! This statue sits right in the square and is very neat. I would recommend that you look at it.

Thank Becky V
Reviewed 26 August 2018

If it was a statue of Emmanuelle, it would have been full of pomp, but since it was of Cosimo I, it was done in a more simplistic style. It seems more natural and real. It’s in the heart of the piazza and you can’t...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This grand statue of Cosimo I was done by by Giambologna in 1598 and resides in the Piazza della Signoria in Florence. It is in honour of Cosimo I de’ Medici who, at the age of 17, became head of the Florentine Republic in 1537...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

It's located in piazza del signoria.. In the center.. The details on the horse are very exquisite.. Lots of things to see in this square

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Big horse statue in the middle of the square. Nice. The square is magnificent. Be sure to look for the spot marked in the pavement where Savonarola was burned to death.

Thank DEngelJ
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The Piazza della Signoria has many items that you can focus on, and as large of a monument that this is within the piazza, it can get lost. From statues to architecture, there is not a place you can turn that does not delight. You...More

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 21 September 2017

While visiting Florence for the second time we had been on a long sight-see through the city centre. Among the many things which we saw in the Piazza della Signoria was the Equestrian Monument of Cosimo I. This splendid statue is one of the central...More

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