Palazzo Vecchio, Florance, Italy
The Palazzo Vecchio is the town hall of Florence, Italy. It overlooks the Piazza della Signoria with its copy of Michelangelo’s David statue as well as the gallery of statues in the adjacent Loggia dei Lanzi. For over seven centuries the Palazzo della Signoria, better known as Palazzo Vecchio, is the symbol of the civil power of the city of Florence. Built between the late thirteenth and early fourteenth century to house the Priors of the Arts and the Justice Gonfaloniere, the supreme governing body of the city, over time has been the subject of numerous enlargement and transformation.
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