february, 2023

thu09feb17:30Guided TourThe Making of David - A tour with a special focus on David, the statue Michelangelo sculpted in 1501 when he was young and that gave him the eternal glory.17:30


Event Details

The Accademia is the museum where the original David has been on display since 1872, when it was moved from piazza della Signoria to protect it from pollution. You will stand in awe of this 5.17 mt statue admiring it from different angles and you will get to know the stories of its making and long life. The Four Prisoners and the St. Matthew enrich the Tribune and make the Accademia the most spectacular museum in the world for its collection of statues by Michelangelo.

During the walking tour you will discover the place where David was sculpted and where it has been originally on display.

Strolling in the the city you will see some of the main attractions: Piazza del Duomo, the religious center, and Piazza della Signoria, the political one. In Piazza Duomo you will be able to discover the facts and people related to the construction of the Cathedral and the main topics about the Cupola of Brunelleschi. In Piazza della Signoria you will get to know the political history of Florence, the role of the Medici family and the dialog between David and the other statues and monuments of the square.


(Thursday) 17:30