For our second day in Florence we visited the Palazzo Vecchio
We started the day visiting the Cathedral Museum in Florence. It has a good collection of renaissance sculpture. We were able to view many pieces by famous artists. Below are pictures of some interesting works of art.
reliefs of Luca della Robbia (1400-1482) – original marble
On the way to the Palazzo Vecchio we took a stop at the Piazza della Signoria to see Bartolommeo Bandinelli’s Hercules and Cacus
We also came across Benvenuto Cellini’s statue Perseus With the Head of Medusa
Inside there are many interesting ceiling patterns.
Artwork inside the Hall of Lilies.
Hall of Maps
More interesting ceiling decor.
Artwork from the Sala dell’Udienza
Sala de la Audiencia de Francesco Salviati
Salone dei Cinquecento
View from the terrace.
There are many museums to see in Florence but these should remain in the must see.