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Uffizi Gallery ´Skip the line´
The Uffizi Gallery (1560-1580) was originally meant to be an Ufficio (office) for magistrates as well as judges, technicians and merchants of Florence. The top floor was turned into a private gallery for the pleasure of the ruling family of Florence, the Medici, and their guests. Paintings, statues, jewelry, scientific instruments, and even weapons were displayed here, which made it one of the most interesting and precious collections in the whole world.
In 1865 it became a museum and nowadays features 50 rooms housing paintings ranging from the 13th century to the 18th century. The highlights are the famous “Madonna Enthroned” by Giotto, the “Battle of San Romano” by Paolo Uccello, “Federico da Montefeltro” by Piero della Francesca, and the “Birth of Venus” by Botticelli. Other highlights include three works by Leonardo, one by Michelangelo, a few by Raffaello, and many by Tiziano. All paintings have been displayed chronologically, so it is possible to fully appreciate all the innovations in art throughout the centuries.
Tuesday - Sunday: 8.15 am- 6.50 pm
Closed on Monday
Location: Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze, Italy
Buy your tickets online and skip the line!
Tickets are non-refundable.
Due to the enormous demand to visit the Uffizi Gallery, reservations can only be ordered 4 days in advance. You can select morning or afternoon tickets. An exact timeslot will be given after your reservation. Tickets will be sent within 24 hours.