Florence is one of the beautiful cities in Italy. Known for a very rich culture and amazing history, this city offers a numerous museums which tells all about city history, people, astronomy, physics, monuments, architectures and fashion.
Most visited museums in Forence are:
It is well known for its most famous David sculpture by Michelangelo. The best part of this museum is a collection of musical instruments. It has many other sculptures by Michelangelo and also has a major collection of paintings by Florentine artists.
It is the second most visited museum after Uffizi Gallery in Italy which welcomes approximately 1.5 million visitors every year.
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Located next to Piazza Della Signoria, The Uffizi Gallery is the most famous museum in whole Italy which holds the major collection of Italian Renaissance art from artists such as Da Vinci, Botticelli, Titian, and Raphael.The gallery was officially opened for public in 1765 and formally became a museum in 1865.
It is the most visited museums in Italy, so don’t forget to Book Tickets in advance and free yourself from long standing queues.
Pitti Palace or Palazzo Pitti is situated on the south of river Arno and is the largest museum complex in Florence. It is a fine example of Italian Renaissance architecture.
Palazzo was purchased by famous Medici family in 1550 and since then it was a home for them until last Medici male died in 1737. It was also once used as a power base by Great Napoleon in the 18th century.
Pitti Palace is divided into museums and art galleries
The Treasury of the Grand Dukes on Ground Floor
The Palatine Gallery and the Royal Apartments on First Floor
The Modern Art Gallery on Second Floor
The Museum of Costume and Fashion on Second Floor
Palatine Gallery consists of 28 rooms and is the main gallery of Pitti Palace.
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Located behind the Palazzo Pitti are the beautiful Boboli Gardens, an exceptional green architecture. Covering an area of 45,000 square meters, It is one of the largest gardens in Florence.
Royal Medici Family had laid the foundation of this gardens by establishing layout and creating Italian garden style that later on becomes the model of many European courts.
Boboli Gardens are green lungs of Florence city and walking through this place is simply a delight.
It also features countless things including a different large ponds, the main lawn with large fountains (like “fountain of Neptune” and “fountain of ocean”) and obelisk at the entrance, unique selections of trees like centuries-old oak trees, plants, and flowers.
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National Museum of Bargello
Best know for its wide collection of statues, here visitors enjoy exploring the gallery as it is not as crowded as compare to other museums in Florence.
It is home to many of statues by great artists such as Michelangelo, Donatello and Verrocchio.
Apart from beautiful sculptures, you can see and appreciate Bargello for its gallery of applied arts.
In 13th centuryy it was used as a prison and now it is converted into one of the interesting museum spots in Florence. In the 1800s it was one of the first museums in the whole of Italy to opened its sculpture gallery.
Opera del Duomo Museum
Also known as Museum of the Works of the Cathedral, a newly renovated museum purely dedicated to the rich and lengthy history of the planning, designing, building and reconstruction of Florence’s most famous landmark, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
Creative architect Filippo Brunelleschi is famous for his innovative building techniques of the time. This museum holds the Catholic influences in Italian history. It is important for those who like architecture, politics and history. the museum inside the church under the main floor is full of the church’s religious history, which also includes a various artifact from the royal Medici family.
On purchasing Duomo Florence ticket one can also has the access to cisit this interesting museum. Apart from this museums access, Tickets to Duomo Florence also include the access of Dome, Duomo Museum, Baptistery and Clock Tower.