Everyone has heard of Michelangelo’s David guarded at the Accademia, but how many tourists remember that the Bargello Museum houses some of the most important masterpieces by geniuses of the Florentine Renaissance such as Donatello and Michelangelo?
With this two-hour guided tour accompanied by a local guide you are going to discover the exciting world of the Bargello, an impressive medieval structure that was once a prison… a place of torture and even death sentences.
Not only the Palace itself worth an in-depth visit, but is filled up with hidden gems like an entire room dedicated to the famous sculptor Donatello, with the original versions of his David.
Another of the museum’s most important room is completely dedicated to Michelangelo, where some of his greatest works rest: Bacco-Bacchus, Pitti Tondo, (in which some experts see signs of the help of Leonardo Da Vinci), and David-Apollo.
Furthermore, the tour gives you the chance to admire the original sculptures from Piazza della Signoria the copies are displayed in the square nowadays).