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Galleria Palatina in Palazzo Pitti

Amici di Palazzo Pitti | Piazza Pitti 1, 50125 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #20 of 211 Attractions in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Cultural
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Goodyear, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Although the art is fabulous, we actually enjoyed the Bobolink gardens behind Pitti. Be sure and go to Bardini Gardens which are behind the Boboli. Unbelievable Would go back again. There is a fort back there also which we did not have time to visit.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Once the palace of the powerful Medici family, the Palazzo Pitti has since been transformed into a beautiful art collection. You can buy tickets that include a few of the different galleries, so be careful which tickets you are buying when going to the ticket office. The art collection in the Galleria Palatina is gorgeous, and the tour takes you... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This palace was built by the Pitti family in the 15th century. The Medici made it their main Florentine residence in the mid 16th century. It contains much of the Medici collection including works by Titian, Raphael and Andrea del Sarto.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Arguably less know and popular than their other galleries in Florence, yet the collection is very good. Some real masterpieces of equal and maybe better quality than elsewhere. The modern art gallery adds to the experience .. although this works are off lesser quality and name than the masters.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This museum is situated in Palazzo Pitti, which is actually a museum by itself. Even if one could only see the ceilings of this building, I would already recommend going there. They are amazing, so if you go here: don't forget to look up once in every room! The art collection consists of mostly paintings, but a little too much... More

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Do you love art? Even if you don't, you'll be awed be the sheer amount of richness. You'll spend a couple of hours lost amongst masterpieces and lesser known yet still beautiful works of art . The architecture inside and outside is remarkable.

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Cherry Hills Village, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is our second trip to Florence and we had no idea what to expect when owe booked a tour of the Pallazzo Pitti. What a surprise to find a major collection in lauding multiple pieces by Raphael. I t can. beoverwhelming so using a guide to show you the highlights is recommended. This is a must visit when in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This gallery is certainly less popular than the Ufizzi. However, it is worth visiting while waiting for your turn to get a scheduled visit to the other attractions. There are several gems by e.g Rubens and Tiziano. Also, the interiors are great, with the king's rooms being the main highlight.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The objects and pieces of art on show are amazing. The ceilings are fascinating and quite honestly the whole experience was beautiful. The lights on show are fantastic along with wonderful clocks and busts. The gift shop seemed good value and the ticket price also. The cafe was overpriced but necessary as it was a wonderfully hot day. Unfortunately we... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

If ever a gallery captured the feel of its time, if ever a palace showed the grandure of a building, then this is it. The authenticity of the murals, the paintings,the richness of the Tapestry and the honesty of the curators announcing if a room has been changed makes walking through the palace beautiful, all that is missing is the... More

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