10Michelangelo’s David – Florence

No exploration of Italian sculptures is complete without paying homage to Michelangelo’s David, an iconic masterpiece housed in the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence.

Crafted from a single block of Carrara marble, this towering 17-foot sculpture of the biblical hero David is a testament to Michelangelo’s unmatched skill and precision. The sheer detail in every muscle and the expression on David’s face capture the essence of human strength and determination. Visitors are captivated by the colossal presence of this Renaissance masterpiece, standing as a symbol of defiance and triumph.