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Published on Jun 9, 2009
Watch the updated version of this video: https://youtu.be/_u8LDXhFzPo. Florence's city hall, once the palace of the ruling Medici family, towers over the main square and overlooks a copy of Michelangelo's David. The original David is the centerpiece of the nearby Accademia gallery, which houses a series of Michelangelo's unfinished statues as well. Looking at David in this temple of humanism is looking at Renaissance man. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit http://www.ricksteves.com.