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Oct 29, 2010, 6:45:27 PM
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A Divine View HDR by ISIK5 A Divine View HDR by ISIK5
A view from Piazzale Michelangelo- Firenze. 2010 HDR

Piazzale Michelangelo is a famous square with a magnificent panoramic view of Florence, Italy, and is a popular tourist destination in the Oltrarno district of the city.
The view from this observation point overlooking the city is justly famous and has been reproduced on countless postcards and snapshots over the years.
It was built in 1869 and designed by architect Giuseppe Poggi on a hill just south of the historic center, on completion of retraining of the left bank of the shore. From that fact, Florence was the capital of Italy and the whole city was involved in an urban renewal, the so-called rehabilitation, or the rebirth of the city middle class: they were created lungarni; on the right bank, instead of the fourteenth-century walls were open the avenues of the ring of a boulevard, on the left bank was traced, wind on the hill of San Miniato, the Viale dei Colli, a street tree overview 8 kilometers long, at whose climax the square was built as a terrace with a panoramic view inside the city. The chronicle of the early construction of the company has been described in detail by the Italian journalist Peter Ferrigno (known under the name of Yorick) that does not fail to report as a part of Florence is dispiacesse "for the excessive spending of the construction.
The square, dedicated to the great Renaissance sculptor Michelangelo, has copies of some of his works found elsewhere in Florence: the David and the four allegories of the Medici Chapel of San Lorenzo. These copies are made of bronze, while the originals are all in white marble. The monument was brought up by nine pairs of oxen on 25 June 1873.
Poggi designed the loggia in the neoclassical style that dominates the whole terrace, which today houses a panoramic restaurant. Originally it was supposed to house a museum of works by Michelangelo, ever. In the wall of the balcony, under the loggia, an epigraph is a banner characters reminiscent of his work: Florentine architect Giuseppe Poggi turn around here is his monument MCMXI.
The panorama encompasses the heart of Florence from Forte Belvedere to Santa Croce lungarni through the bridges crossing the Arno, including the Ponte Vecchio, and the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, the Bargello and the octagonal bell tower of the Badia Fiorentina, without forgetting opposed to the hills north of the city with the center and Settignano Fiesole.
The square can be accessed by car along the tree-lined Viale Michelangelo, constructed at the same time, or by walking the stairs going up the ramps of the monumental Piazza Poggi Poggi in the district of San Niccolò.


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hokeywolfe Featured By Owner May 28, 2011
Just awesome! :rose: :heart:
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ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 30, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:hug:
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dark-mm Featured By Owner May 27, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Love It Good Job !!!!! ;)
I Sent You A Note I Hope You Can Help Me Thank You
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xXTheDeviantXx Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
Wonderful view and wonderful shot :clap:
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ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 25, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :hug:
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xXTheDeviantXx Featured By Owner May 27, 2011
You're welcome! :D
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grilloz Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
a wonderful view of a wonderful town :)
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ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 25, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:hug:
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grilloz Featured By Owner May 26, 2011
you did holiday in Italy or you live there?
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:iconisik5:
ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 26, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
I was there for 4 days for the holiday :)
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grilloz Featured By Owner May 26, 2011
great ;)
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sharkey76 Featured By Owner May 24, 2011
Wow, nice work. :clap:
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:iconisik5:
ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 24, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanx!!! Glad you like it :hug:
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inObrAS Featured By Owner May 24, 2011
Wonderful work! :clap:
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ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 24, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:hug:
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SuperSnappz Featured By Owner May 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh wow, superb sunset.
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:iconisik5:
ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 24, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanx :hug:
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Tjoepoe Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconiloveyouplz: Great Artwork!!!
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:iconisik5:
ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Oh this is sooo cute :hug:
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Tjoepoe Featured By Owner May 25, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconexcitedflirtplz: Thanks! Dance with me now..
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ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 25, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:headbang: :dance:
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kali33 Featured By Owner May 23, 2011   Photographer
woawwwww !!!! énorme ! bravo !!!!
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ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:D
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Soulkreig Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Oh wow! Just fantastic =D
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ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Glad you like it :hug:
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KrisSimon Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Great capture :D - I would have cut above the plants though - they kind of disrupt the picture for me - ...still a great HDR job you did there, as always :blowkiss:
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ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
I wouldn't. Without them the photo would be too much orange.
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KrisSimon Featured By Owner May 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
also true :)...
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DikDanger Featured By Owner May 23, 2011
WOW....love this!!...great work!!
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ISIK5 Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:hug:
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