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    Accessibility Guide of the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence

    July, 2020

    Are you planning a visit to Florence? Do not miss out on the Galleria dell’Accademia. It is the place where you can meet David’s legendary marble image, made by the equally famous Michelangelo. As a Renaissance artist, his statue of David is one of his best-known works from that period.

    You find this particular statue in three different places in the world; however, the original one can be admired in the Galleria dell’Accademia: one of Florence’s largest museums, which is entirely wheelchair accessible. A must-see when you are spending your holiday in or around Florence. In this guide, you read all about the wheelchair accessibility of Academia and more.

    About the De Galleria dell’Accademia

    Until the 18th century, when Duke Pietro Leopoldo, prince of the Lorraine family, ruled Tuscany, the Accademia was the hospital building of Saint Matthew. In 1784, Saint Matthew brought all the art schools in Florence together in this big building. By doing so, he wanted to have all the great pieces under one roof so that the students could learn from them.

    Besides combining all the [...]

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