Follow your professional private guide for the next 2-hours and discover absolute sculptural masterpieces by wonderful artists as Michelangelo, Donatello, Giambologna, Cellini and Verrocchio, all within the fascinating setting of a Medieval palace.
Your private guide will show you one of the most prestigious museums of Sculptures in the world, where are hosted masterpieces by the greatest Renaissance artists, among which, just to name a few: the David and St. George by Donatello, the Bacchus and the Round Pitti by Michelangelo, Mercury by Giambologna, besides the magnificent glazed terra-cotta by Giovanni and Andrea della Robbia. The importance of this museum concerning sculptures is comparable to the importance of the Uffizi Museum for paintings. The splendid fortified Bargello palace was the first public Florentine building (1255). It has a beautiful and austere courtyard and a high embattled tower, and owes its name to "bargello" that means "master of the guards" who had their seat here in the sixteenth century. Outside the building, it is still possible to see the hook to which the rope used for hangings was tied.Your visit experience will be further enriched with the explanation of San Firenze square and the particular “Badia Fiorentina” church (exterior visit), a real hidden jewel of the city center, characterized by its hexagonal bell tower.