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Address: Piazza Pitti, 50125 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0552651838
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Activities: Viewing foliage
Description: There is plenty of sun, shade, singing birds and whispering fountains in...
There is plenty of sun, shade, singing birds and whispering fountains in one of Florence's largest and most beautiful gardens, which are located behind the massive Pitti Palace.
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A day is not long enough

I was sorry to read that some people did not enjoy these gardens. We were there at opening time and did not leave until late afternoon and still there were places we wanted to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The most expensive neglected garden we have ever seen.. Any flowering plants, most of green fences need gardener, half paths closed and Caffé exist only on small easy map with no relevant information except exits..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I was sorry to read that some people did not enjoy these gardens. We were there at opening time and did not leave until late afternoon and still there were places we wanted to see. Yes, it is big. No, there is not much colour. But just try to imagine being there at the wedding reception in 1589 when Ferdinando... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

For an admission fee of 10 Euros, one might expect some maintenance. You would be wrong: not a single fountain was working! We did see water in one pool, but it was fenced off and stagnant. Several other parts of the gardens were inaccessible as well. I had read that the statuary was fun and interesting, but I can't even... More 

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Sydney
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A terrible experience and a total waste of time. It was hot and exhausting and we had the 'pleasure' of paying €10 each to find half dead grass, dusty gravel paths and moth eaten hedges. Even after trudging to the top of the garden, the view was no better than you could find in other parts of the city for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We love gardens and have toured them all over the world. This was very large with lots of paths, trees, shrubs, and some sculptures. However, there was no color. No sign of anything blooming. There were very nice vistas of Firenze on the edges of the garden. While the Pitti Palace was extraordinary, the adjoining garden was only average.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Boboli are a huge collection of different gardens -- forested, lawns, fountains -- behind the Pitti Palace. Very well worth the visit when you are at the Pitti. Food is not allowed so it's not a picnic place. But the walk through both the sunlit & the forested sections is lovely. We stop every time we are in Florence.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Boboli Gardens were the template for renaissance gardens everywhere and that is their enduring legacy. You will not find blower beds here but you will find great vistas and miles of footpaths for gentle strolls with some beautiful pavillions, statues, picturesque pools along with some antiquities. It is a nice getaway from the hustle of the city and together withthe... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Florence in general is beautifully preserved city, so I was disappointed to see that Boboli Gardens are exception in this field. First and foremost, there was hardly any map or information sign, so it was easy to get lost and not to get to know a history of the place while searching for the exit. Secondly, gardens consist mostly of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was a lovely way to start our day. This garden was a lovely walk with many different areas and nice views of the city. The only thing I wish was that the fountains would have been running as they are spectacular to see and I think they would have been even better with that added feature.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Originally the home of some generations of the Medici's, it is hard to believe that this colossal building was once somebody's home. Located right in the middle of Florence just a few minutes walk from the Ponte Vecchio, it is well worth seeing — not least for a fine collection of woman's costumes and clothing from various historical eras. The... More 

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Address: Address: Piazza Pitti, 50125 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0552651838
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence

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