Galleria dell’Accademia, World painting master Kya

Gallery of the Academy, Via Bettino Ricasoli, 60, 50122 Firenze
David's authentic artwork is unparalleled.
A place well worth a visit.
David's statue can be found everywhere in Florence.
4.4

Introduction

Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, also known as Florence National Academy of Fine Arts of Italy, was founded in 1339. It is the world's first art academy and a product of European Renaissance. Due to its significant contributions to the world of fine arts and fine arts education, it is known as the "highest institution of fine arts in the world" and the "royal academy of realist masters". Along with Paris National Higher School of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts and Royal Academy of Arts, it is considered as one of the top four fine arts academies in the world. The academy has attracted the most outstanding artists in the world, including Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Vasari, Francesco, Titian, Giambologna, and David, among others. They have contributed numerous outstanding works, making the Florence National Academy of Fine Arts a witness to the development of world civilization and a milestone in art and education. The academy also has an art museum for young artists to study. The museum houses the original version of Michelangelo's David, which was once placed outdoors in the Piazza della Signoria of Florence. It is now protected by the academy.

Must-go rating

Must go
33%
Worth going
67%

Transportation

100%
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Address
Gallery of the Academy, Via Bettino Ricasoli, 60, 50122 Firenze
Opening hours
Tuesday to Sunday: 8:15-18:50 (ticket sales stop 30 minutes earlier); closed on Mondays, December 25th (Christmas Day), January 1st (New Year's Day), and May 1st (Labor Day).