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Cosimo I de Medici, Tuscany’s first Grand Duke, initiated the Uffizi project in 1560 to create administrative space for Florence (‘Uffizi’ means ‘offi...

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The Uffizi Gallery is one of the most famous art galleries in Italy and in the world: buy this official ticket to visit it, avoid wasting ho...

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Don't miss the chance to visit the most important museums in Florence with a single ticket! Visit Uffizi Gallery at your own pace with this ...

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The Uffizi Gallery is one of the most famous museums in the world, and it is housed in the former “offices” (uffizi) of the Medici Family.Ge...

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2 hours, 15 minutes
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With over 1.5 million annual visitors and over 2,200 works on show, the Uffizi can be a hectic experience. We make it easier with express ti...

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This Uffizi Gallery visit will take you to enjoy masterpieces by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue, Ma...

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Enjoy a walk through the most fascinating and interesting places of Florence with an expert guide: Repubblica Square, the Cathedral with Bru...

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The Uffizi Gallery is so full of great art that it’s difficult to know where to start. You don’t want to leave having missed a famous Titian...

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This tour will take you on a fine coach tour offering panoramic views of the unparalleled beauty of Florence. You will go to Fiesole, a deli...

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Enjoy a guided tour of the Accademia Gallery and marvel at the masterpieces by Michelangelo and others. After a lunch break you’ll head out ...

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An expert local guide will be with you all day to show the best of Florence. This is the best way to know a place thanks to the comments of ...

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Start your visit at the Academia Gallery, where you will admire some of the most important sculptures by Michelangelo, such as ‘The Prisoner...

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Enjoy the highlights of Florence and its two most important museums in just one day!Visit the Accademia Gallery with an expert guide. Immers...

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The inside story

Cosimo I de Medici, Tuscany’s first Grand Duke, initiated the Uffizi project in 1560 to create administrative space for Florence (‘Uffizi’ means ‘offices’). He commissioned famed architect Giorgio Vasari, who added a secret corridor to the Pitti Palace (which you can visit today) and demolished other ancient buildings. The arches and columns you see on Via deal Ninna are remains of the Romanesque church of San Pier Scheraggio.

The building first became a gallery in 1581, when Francesco I de Medici established a private collection in the octagonal Tribuna room. The family then added to this collection until they died out in the eighteenth century. It wasn’t until 1789 that the public was first allowed access to the gallery. These days, the Uffizi and the Vatican museums in Rome are the two most visited museums in Italy (the Uffizi itself attracts a million people annually). As a result, the Uffizi is currently being modernized by architect Arata Isozaki to increase space and access. It remains open throughout the process.

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Uffizi Gallery Piazza degli Uffizi, 6 Florence
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