This beautiful building must bring to mind the long and proud history of Florence as a city state, a sober and elegant counterpoint to the lavish exuberance of the Cathedral or the bustling shops of Ponte Vecchio
This is another Piazza that is worth the visit. You can enter the ground floor part of the Palazzo and see some of the artwork for free. It's an amazing piece of architecture.
The building is a little confusing for me with its dual use for tourists and government officials, but really beautiful. Also has a large scale replica of Michelangelo’s David outside.
The entrance is formidable flanked by the COPY of Michelangelo’s David on the left and a fighting statue of Hercules and Cacus on the right as you enter the old palace. It’s the first building you spot as soon as you walk into Piazza della Signoria; it exudes history and…
Do the steps and walk up the battlements. 360 degree of city. Little scary to keep walking up and up on 500 year old stone and mortar.