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Uffizi is considered Italyís greatest Art Gallery. It contains masterpieces from Ancient Greece and Rome, Gothic Art, Early and High Renaissance Art. Built in 1560-80 for Duke Cosimo I to house his offices (uffici) by Vasari it was later used as a gallery by Francesco I to display the art collection of the Medici Family.

Uffizi has a fascinating collection of masterpieces among them The Birth of Venus (1485) by Botticelli, Ognissanti Madonna (1310) by Giotto, Bacchus (1589) by Caravaggio, The Holy Family (1507) by Michelangelo, The Venus of Urbino (1538) by Titian, Botticelliís Primavera (1480), Filippo Lippiís Madonna and Child (1455-66), da Vinciís Annunciation (1472-75) and many more. Gothic painters like Giotto and Pietro Lorenzetti, Renaissance painters like Paolo Uccello, Piero della Francesca, Filippo Lippi, Sandro Botticelli, Leonaro da Vinci, Raphael, Mantegna, Bellini, Rubens, Van Dyck, Rembrandt and many more are represented at Uffizi. For the art lovers Uffizi is a fascinating must see Art gallery in the heart of Florence.
Uffizi Florence
Where is the Uffizi: Loggiata degli Uffizi 6

How to get to Uffizi: Walking distance from Piazza della Signora

Opening Hours: Open Daily except Monday from 8:15 AM to 6:50PM


For more information on current events visit the Uffizi web site.



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