Accademia Gallery Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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from$45.96
3.7 out of 5

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Experience a true once-in-a-lifetime museum tour of one of the greatest artists ever known, Michelangelo Buonarroti. As well as the statue of David, you'll see many other world-famous works.
If you consider Michelangelo Buonarroti one of the greatest artists of all time, then you can't miss the Accademia Gallery of art. Get the most out of this amazing museum with an expert 1-hour long guided tour.The Accademia Gallery is a one of a kind gallery in Italy and reveals the genius of the great Florentine artist Buonarroti through his numerous sculptures, the most renowned being the statue of David.You will enter the gallery, once a school of art, with a professional licensed guide and listen to the guide's commentary via your personal audio set in order to hear perfectly and in comfort.You will learn, not only about the history of Michelangelo's famous statue, but also hear of some of his other works present in the gallery, such as the unfinished statue group, The Prisoners -- statues which were destined for the tomb of Giulio II but never completed.You will also visit the hall of plaster casts as the guide explains the process for creating masterworks in marble. Here you will recognize casts of many famous works!Your guide will also show you the so called, "Cassone Adimari", a large wooden panel with a scene of typical life in the Renaissance depicted.These and other treasures will be revealed to you through the expert narration of your professional guide.

What’s included

  • Admission ticket
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Skip the line
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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