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Palazzo Medici Riccardi

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Address: Via Cavour 1, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055-276-0340
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The palazzo Medici Riccardi is unassuming from outside, but inside it shows how an upper class Renaissance family lived. The small outdoor garden is quaint, while the interior... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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San Jose, California

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Palazzo Medici Riccardi (€ 7 entry) is an important historical residence of the Medici and Riccardi families. This historic building has a rich and interesting history as well as a few very attractive rooms to see. It is open daily from 9am - 7pm daily but closed on Wednesdays. Designed and built by Michelozzo di Bartolomeo in the mid 15th... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This painted ceiling is the most impressive thing I saw in Italy. It is worth checking out when in florence.............

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Pietrasanta, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli in the Chapel of the Magi in the Medici Palace are magnificent! A site to visit when you're tired of the crowds and want to enjoy a great work of art without having to be elbow to elbow with lots of other tourists. Be sure to ask the 'custode' working in the room to explain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

One of my favorite places in Florence!!! This was one of the first things we see and leave something on us!! History of Medici's family.... Wowowow

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The palazzo Medici Riccardi is unassuming from outside, but inside it shows how an upper class Renaissance family lived. The small outdoor garden is quaint, while the interior rooms were each unique and lavishly decorated. The Versailles like hall of mirrors ballroom knocks your socks off. A nice historical palazzo that has been well preserved.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We saw the Dali meets Dante exhibition and were most impressed. It was well set out with both Italian and English comments and explanations. Vast amount of Dali's paintings and sculptures on the same theme of Dantes book. Very inspiring even if you don't like surrealist work normally. great.

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Roermond, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The most beatiful spot in this museum is the Chapel. Where ever you look in this Chapel it is amazing! Beautiful paintings about history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

How to get there: Walk into a street just right in front of the Duomo facade. Turn right into the street. The palace is hard to miss. Went there due to its importance in Assassins' Creed 2 and I wasn't disappointed. I went into the chapel and I was amazed with all the rich artwork. Furthermore you get to explore... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We started our tour of Florence attractions with a stop here. Very impressive with quite a history. We were pleased to find it not too crowded and easy to move around. We especially like the ancient sculpture area in the below ground off the courtyard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Went there after lunch and it was not crowded at all. It was a good time away from the hustle and bustle of touristy places. The palazzo has amazing rooms full of decadent decor!

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Additional Information about Palazzo Medici Riccardi

Address: Via Cavour 1, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055-276-0340
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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