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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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Chinese art AND a fabulous Medici Palazzo-- until Nov 17th, 2015

In its own right it's worth seeing this former home of the Medicis... The stunner us the magnificent Hall on the upper level...Just slightly reminiscent of the Hall of Mirrors at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
John N
Zurich, Switzerland

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read so many books about the Medici Family, especially Catherine, I was always mesmerised by them and their intrigues. It came as no surprise to find myself in such a strong fortress as their palace and I was not surprised to discover that some of the rooms were used for official purposes. It is a magnificent building with a... More 

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Gorham, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is obviously a vast number of places that one can visit when traveling in Florence, but I would recommend the Palazzo Medici Riccardi in your travels. It gives one a history of the Medici family, which is important to understand when visiting Florence. The palace has an interactive display which explains the murals at the palace, which was a... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In its own right it's worth seeing this former home of the Medicis... The stunner us the magnificent Hall on the upper level...Just slightly reminiscent of the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, here windows on one side reflect the light onto painted mirrors opposite-- but because mirrors of that scale hadn't yet been produced then, the images are cunningly conceived... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely building with beautiful tapistries, sculptures, frescos, and a lovely small chapel. Certainly worth a visit in Florence. This was the residence of the Medici family.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Late October 2015 as we were so impressed with the impact of the Medici family's impact on Florence. Florence would not be so amazing if the Medici Family had not added to the culture with the great art works, music and architecture that is every where in beautiful Florence. It is only 7 Euros... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this additional Medici treasure trove Museum through asking questions of our knowledge Florentine guide, Eleana. It's only a little bit out of the way, as central Florence is very compact. Art treasures are outstanding and the grand house which holds them is a Renaissance marvel. The Journey of the Magi was the highlight for us. Enjoy. ...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the most interesting sight in Florence. Not much relevant stuff on the inside. Go only if you have seen all the major sight and need to kill time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People tend to miss this place. it falls way down in the list of things to do in Florence and i can understand that. But it only takes 1 hour and it is worth to see the Magi Chapel by Benozzo Gozzoli. stand there and take in the ethereal atmosphere Benozzo has created with his fairy like paintings. The audio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

It would be easy to pass this by ...just another Palazzo. However it is well worth visiting this attraction just to see the glowing little chapel depicting the journey of the Magi. It is gorgeous. There is an extremely helpful interactive room to visit prior to going into the chapel that lets you pick out individual parts of the frescos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Very good art work. Some of the finest statuary and beautiful gardens. Centrally located , not on the outskirts of town. See some of the world history origin. Medici Palace is a must see!

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