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Galleria Degli Uffizi Museum in Florence Oldest

One place not to be missed for lovers of art when you’re in Italy is Galleria Degli Uffizi in the City of Florence (Firenze). This gallery has 45 rooms with two galleries and a variety of historical objects collection. Not surprisingly, the oldest art gallery in the world that has a major collection of paintings by the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli to Michelangelo has become one of the destinations for tourists while in Italy.

Galleria Degli Uffizi is open every day except Monday at 08.15 and closed at 18:50. On Sundays or major holidays particular, this Basilica remains open as a tourist. The best time to visit this place is at the end of the year or at the beginning of the year when millions of tourists from around the world gathered in Florence. The price of admission Galleria Degli Uffizi is € 6.50 (6.50 Euro).

Galleria Degli Uffizi is located between the Palazzo Vecchio and the Loggia Della Signora. Built in 1560, this building collecting works of Renaissance most comprehensive in the world are arranged chronologically to allow visitors to study the development of classical paintings in full.

Famous paintings in the gallery include works of Botticelli as Byzantine painting Primavera, Nascita di Venere, Annunciazione or Annunciazione in Costello. Another work that also attract visitors is Adorazione Dei Magi (Adoration of the Magi) by Leonardo da Vinci, Tondo Doni (Holy Family) by Michelangelo, Ritratto di Leone X-con i Cardinali, Giulio de ‘Medici e Luigi de’ Rossi and Madonna del Cardellino by Raphael.


Most of the collection of the oldest and largest art museum in the city of Florence was originally collected by members of the Medici family during the 16th century until the 17th of Francesco I de ‘Medici, the Successor of the Medici family and then continue to increase the number of collection until finally in 1737, when Anna Maria Luisa de ‘Medici who was the last descendant of the Medici family donated the entire work of art to the citizens of Florence. Some of the most famous works in this gallery are works of Botticelli’s Birth of Venus and Portrait Duke and Duchess of Urbino. The paintings are considered as the first portrait of the Renaissance era.

If you want to visit the Galleria Degli Uffizi, we can catch a local bus (ATF) orange, purple and white in accordance with the number of his journey. Tickets for the local bus service can be purchased at all the counters that have been provided for € 1.2 (€ 2 if you buy a ticket on the bus) for a single trip, or a ticket for € 4.90 that can be used for 4 times the trip. We advise you to walk in order to enjoy the atmosphere of the city with an area of 102.41 km2.


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