Loggia dei Lanzi e Piazza della Signoria, Firenze

The Loggia dei Lanzi is a masterpiece of medieval architecture, embellished with sculptures by the author that adorn Piazza della Signoria and is located to the right of Palazzo Vecchio and close to the Uffizi.
Due to its position it is also called Loggia della Signoria and was built around 1380 to host public ceremonies and assemblies of the republic.A free open-air museum, where you can admire the mastery of some of the greatest sculptors: two lions guard the entrance steps, which according to the dictates of iconography protect the places from negative presences.
Among the most beautiful sculptures: Benvenuto Cellini's Perseus, who hid his self-portrait in the back of the helmet; the Rape of the Sabines and Hercules and the centaur Nesso by Giambologna; the Rape of Polyxena by Pio Fedi and all the other works of Roman art such as Patroclus and Menelaus and the Sabine women and Thusnelda.We will photograph these wonderful marble statues, in a surrealist way, and from innovative points of view. You will be amazed at the images you can create with your camera.

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