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Pitti Palace, Florence

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#3 of 489 in Museums in Tuscany
World heritage site · Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
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A 15th-century palace, Pitti Palace now houses several important museums of fine art and historical objects. The castle was previously a private residence of the grand dukes of Tuscany and later the king of Italy. Tour the extensive costume gallery for a look at fashion of the 18th and 19th centuries. Visit the palace apartments to imagine what the life of Florence's upper class was like. You can stroll through the Boboli Gardens, which border the palace. Arrange to visit Pitti Palace and other attractions in Florence using our Florence route builder app.
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  • The Medici’s were the most influential family in Florence. The Pitti Palace was one of their homes. The decorations go beyond description. You’ll find the works of many Italian and Dutch Master... 
    The Medici’s were the most influential family in Florence. The Pitti Palace was one of their homes. The decorations go beyond description. You’ll find the works of many Italian and Dutch Master...  more »
  • This is the museum for me in Florence. The amount of masterpieces is extraordinary and seeing Madonna Della Seggiola by Raphael in real life, WOW!! Tip: You can easily reserve a ticket via their... 
    This is the museum for me in Florence. The amount of masterpieces is extraordinary and seeing Madonna Della Seggiola by Raphael in real life, WOW!! Tip: You can easily reserve a ticket via their...  more »
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  • Beautiful palace and art on the inside museum, I highly recommend a visit. I also recommend that anyone visiting should buy their tickets online in order to skip lines and make everything easier. I bought mine a month before visiting and was very pleased to know that the date I had selected was the first Sunday of the month, which basically means free entry to every museum. The good part was that they refunded my tickets everywhere and I could still skip the lines and enter the locations super fast. The gardens were pretty but nothing I would definitely recommend. We visited after a rainy day so that was also part of why I didn't like it so much. Still, it's a nice place to go to for the first time. Every staff member was professional and helpful. Expect a gigantic place full of rooms with beautiful art from top to bottom!
  • The sight grips you. Its an imposing structure and a sight to behold.

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