Cheap hotels near Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy
Known as the political hub of the city, the Piazza della Signoria is home to the Palazzo Vecchio, the city’s town hall, and is within easy walking distance of the Duomo and many other major city sights.
On a typical day the town square buzzes with activity. Tourists and locals alike meet here to make plans or just to admire the historic buildings that line the piazza. Worth checking out: The open-air sculpture garden that is the Loggia dei Lanzi (sometimes referred to as "Loggia della Signoria") at one end of the square. At the entrance of the Palazzo Vecchio there’s a copy of Michelangelo’s David sculpture. (Remember, the original is at the Accademia Galleria.)