Florence is a beautiful city and the capital of Tuscany region in Italy. City is known for its culture, Renaissance art, historical monuments and architecture. There are numerous kind of museums and art galleries in Florence which are visited by million of users each year.
For travelers there are many places in Florence to visit which will drag you in the history of Great Florence city.
Duomo Florence or Cathedral of Florence
Built in 1436, Cathedral of Florence is one of the most famous cathedral in the world and it is consider as jewel of the Florence. Cathedral was designed by Arnolfo di Cambio and the dome was designed by Filippo Brunelleschi.
Duomo Florence is the third largest church in the world after St. Peter’s in Rome and St. Paul’s in London. It was completed in 15th century and that time it was the largest church in the world.
Cathedral has two domes, the dome inside dome and stairs are constructed between two domes which lead you to the top of Dome. while stepping up you will see beautiful printing on dome walls and on reaching at the top of the dome you will able see the great view of Florence from the top of the dome.
It is the most famous attraction in Florence so we will recommend you to Book Tickets online in advance and avoid standing in long lines.
Ticket for Cathedral also includes Baptistery of St. John, Bell Tower and a trip to the top and the access to newly renovated Museum of the Duomo.
Florence is considered as the birth place of Renaissance art and Uffizi Gallery holds the immense collection of Italian Renaissance art which makes it a most important museum in Italy. Museums has the work collection of famous artists such as Da Vinci,Botticelli, Titian and RaphaelIt.
Located next to the Piazza della Signoria, Uffizzi Gallery was officially opened for public in 1765 and formally became museum in 1865.
It is the most visited museum so don’t forget to Book Tickets in advance and free yourself from standing in queues.
Galleria dell’Accademia or Accademia Gallery
Accademia Gallery is the second most visited museum after Uffizi Gallery in Florence. It was visited by approximately 1.5 millions visitors every year.
It holds the various collection of Michelangelo sculptures including famous David sculpture. Other than sculptures this museum has musical instruments and a vast collection paintings by famous Florentine artists.
Book Tickets in advance and skip the long lines.
Located on the south of river Arno, Palazzo Pitti is the largest museum complex in Florence and a fine example of Italian Renaissance architecture.
It was purchased by famous Medici family in 1550. Since then it was a home for them until last Medici male died in 1737. In 18th century Pitti Palace was used as a power base by Great Napoleon.
Palazzo Pitti is divided into several museums and art galleries
The Treasury of the Grand Dukes
The Palatine Gallery and the Royal Apartments
The Modern Art Gallery
The Museum of Costume and Fashion
Consists of 28 rooms, Platine Gallery is the main gallery of Pitti Palace to visit and explore.
We will recommend you to Book tickets in advance and stay away from standing long in queues. Guided Tours are also available for exploring each part of the museums with the help of expert guide.
Just behind Palazzo Pitti are the beautiful Boboli Gardens. Its an exceptional green architecture which covers an area of 45,000 square meters making it a one of the largest gardens in Florence.
Royal and wealthy Medici Family had laid the foundation of this gardens by establishing layout of the gardens and creating Italian garden style that later on become the model of many European courts.
Boboli Gardens are a green lungs in Florence and walking through this is simply awesome.
Boboli feature a countless different things including a different large ponds, a main lawn with large fountains (like “fountain of Neptune” and “fountain of ocean”) and obelisk at entrance, unique selections of trees like centuries-old oak trees, plants and flowers.
Book online tickets in advance to save your crucial time and money.