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Palazzo Pitti

Palazzo Pitti

The Pitti Palace today became the home of several major museums. The palace was built on the basis of the plan by Filippo Brunelleschi who also built the Duomo of Florence with its famous cupola. Luca Pitti who ordered the building of Palazzo Pitti died in 1472 and never saw ....

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Der Vasari Korridor

Der Vasari Korridor

A special highlight of Florence is the Vasari corridor. It was closed for several centuries for the public and has been open now for the visitors.
This corridor was built in less than a half year by Giorgio Vasari in 1564 for the wedding of Francesco de Medici and Giovanna of ....

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Museo Bargello

Museo Bargello

The Bargello Museum is located in one of the oldest public building of Florence, built in the year 1255. At first it was the headquarter of the Capitano del Popolo (a kind of popular judge) and later it became the seat of the mayor. From the 18 century onwards it ....

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La Certosa

La Certosa

The Carthusian monastery is located on the summit of a hill. In the Middle Ages it was one of the most powerful monasteries throughout Europe. There lived and worked hundreds of monks as well as many lay brothers. Before the looting by Napoleon the monastery had more than 550 works ....

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