Explore Florence's most important highlights and iconic sites: the Duomo and the Academia with Michelangelo's statue of David. Explore iconic sites like the Duomo and Michelangelo’s statue of David on this walking tour that covers Florence’s most important highlights.You’ll enter the Academia, home to one of the world’s most beloved statues. Here you’ll learn all about the statue of David as your guide explains the artistic genius of Michelangelo and his two years of travails to complete the statue. You’ll discuss the artist and his contemporaries as you explore several other 16th century works on display. Outside, you’ll hit the streets of the city center, visiting squares like Piazza della Signoria and Piazza della Repubblica where Florence’s history has unfolded over the centuries.Your guide will introduce you to the Ponte Vecchio, the only Arno bridge to survive World War II. Thanks to your guide you'll trace the history of the noble Medici family and their impact on the city's culture and architecture.At the end of your tour, looking up at the imposing Duomo, you'll about the church and its stunning bronze Baptistery Doors.