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Uffizi Gallery 'Skip the line'
The Uffizi, (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. In addition to paintings, statues, jewelry, scientific instruments, even weapons,were displayed there, which made it one of the most interesting and precious collections in the whole world.
Since 1865 it became a museum, nowadays with 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, the double portrait by Piero della Francesca, “Federico da Montefeltro”, the “Birth of Venus” by Botticelli , in addition to 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 appreciated all the innovations in art throughout the centuries.
Tuesday - Sunday: 8.15 - 18.50
Closed on monday
Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze, Italia
Due to the enormous demand of Uffizi Gallery Reservations can only be ordered 4 days from now. You can select morning or afternoon tickets, An exact timeslot will be given after your reservation. Tickets will be sent within 24 hours.
Note: Children under 6 years old are free of charge.