What to see at Florence’s monumental Pitti Palace


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Looming large on the Florentine skyline the Pitti Palace is the grandest and most impressive private palazzo in the city. Built 560 years ago, it has been home to millionaire bankers, the famous Medici family, Napoleon and the King of Italy. And today it houses eight museums, over 250,000 works of art including masterpieces by Titian and Raphael...

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Map of Florence Museums: 9 Sights You Just Can’t Miss


Did you know that Florence contains more art per square mile than any other place on earth?  Sure, this is an amazing fact, but it also means that if you are planning to visit the city known to be the birthplace of Renaissance, you need to elaborate a perfect plan of action. Because the list of the masterpieces you will want to make sure to...

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Uffizi Gallery: A Great Purchase For Any Italy Vacation


You definitely can't go to Italy without stopping by the Uffizi Gallery, this museum will offer you the best of Michelangelo, Rafael, and Giotto. The artwork located in this gallery will take you back in time to the thirteenth century and immerse you in the art and culture of Florence. Because the Uffizi is very historically significant, tickets...

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