Loggia dei Lanzi

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Loggia dei Lanzi

The Loggia dei Lanzi (also called Loggia della Signoria ) is a building on the Piazza della Signoria in Florence .

The arcade was built between 1376 and 1382 by Benci di Cione and Simone di Francesco Talenti in the Gothic style . The building originally served rallies and receptions of the Florentine Republic and later, after the housed here in the 16th century mercenaries ( Lanzichenecchi ) Cosimo I de 'Medici named.

The Feldherrnhalle in Munich was built on the model of the Loggia dei Lanzi.



  • Carl Frey : The Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence. A source-critical investigation . Hertz, Berlin 1885 ( digitized ).
  • Giovanna Giusti (Ed.): Le statue della Loggia della Signoria a Firenze. Capolavori restaurati. Florence 2002, ISBN 88-09-02619-5 .

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Coordinates: 43 ° 46 ′ 9.1 ″  N , 11 ° 15 ′ 20.4 ″  E