MICHELANGELO'S DAVID AT THE ACCADEMIA IN FLORENCE
Second on the 'Florence boxes to tick' list, after the Uffizi, is Michelangelo's David, housed in the Galleria dell'Accademia. There is a copy of the statue standing in Piazza della Signoria, but the boy himself is a walk away, and attracts visitors at the same sort of level as the Uffizi does.
Both the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia (Michelangelo's David) are closed on Mondays. Other than that they are open Tuesday to Sunday from 8.15 AM to 6.50 PM. Last booking for the Accademia is 5.30 PM whereas the Uffizi will only accept bookings up to 4.45 PM. Opinions vary, and it very much depends on your appetite for Renaissance art, but we wouldn't recommend 'doing' both galleries in one day. Yes, it can be done, but the Uffizi is pretty big and there is an awful lot to see.
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