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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Although its a bit of a hike to get here but it is definitely beautiful and so worth the travel. This lovely rose garden with more than 350 variety of roses and contemporary sculptures is a perfect little stop on our way to Piazzale Michelangelo....More

Thank Asaali
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

On the moderate slope up to the Piazzale Michelangiolo the is a sublime little stop worth a look. There are pretty gardens, lovely comtemporary sculpture and incredible uninterupted views of the Florence skyline. For a little rest in a hot afternoon there is no better...More

Thank inoble
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This garden is worth the short but steep walk up the hill, you get stunning views of the city but I highly recommend you keep walking up the steps to the top to get the best view. Absolutely stunning!

Thank Jemma H
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Stopped by while visiting the Piazza Michaelangleo. Slopeside rose gardens with a quirky piece of art in the shape of a suitcase that doubles as a picture frame for a fun photo op. The signage in the garden was a bit misleading---the garden slopes downhill,...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We accessed this garden from the wonderful viewpoint at Piazzale Michelangelo. We made our way down through the rose garden and lovely shaded paths. There were several grottoes built into the hillside as we descended. At the bottom was the tower Porta St Niccolo. From...More

Thank TassieTravellers99
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Really stunning little garden, tranquil and filled with fragrant roses, plus great views over Florence. Actually one of my favourite places I went.

Thank sarahdidthis
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This was my third time in Florence and I can't believe I had not known about this place before. It is absolutely lovely and also offers a great view of the city. And it's free! This should be a must-visit spot for everyone. The roses...More

Thank Turtleliving
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Visited the Rose Garden on a hot Sunday afternoon. What a beautiful and peaceful place! Loved the roses and also the lovely fragrance. ❤

Thank Ariel-Scarlett
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely lovely rose gardens for free. A must see on the way to the view point. Beautiful views of Florence as well.

Thank Daydream771477
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The park is located about halfway up the climb to Piazzale Michelangelo along Scalea dei Monte alle Croci, and offers a brief respite doing the climb. From this garden, you overlook the Arno and the historic district of Florence. There are numerous objets d’art placed...More

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Piazzale Michelangelo
Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale
Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by
wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens
up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic
viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an
elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and
breathtaking view of the entire city from above.
During good weather, Piazzale Michelangelo provides
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