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Palazzo Strozzi

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Address: Piazza Strozzi, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 391711
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi offers a full programme of...

The Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi offers a full programme of international-level exhibitions and cultural events within the impressive setting of this architectural masterpiece of the Florentine Renaissance. The major exhibitions space hosts two exhibitions annually with a focus on important themes and famed artists, while the Centre for Contemporary Culture Strozzina proposes thematic exhibitions which tackle a variety of contemporary issues. A rich calendar of collateral events makes a visit to Palazzo Strozzi a unique experience for all visitors, with particular attention dedicated to families and children. The palazzo is open year-round with a display about the history of the building, an elegant café and the design and book shop Agora|z.

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This palazzo has subtle signs of the social structures in Florence at the time. Inside you can see the use of proportion in the architecture.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This palazzo has subtle signs of the social structures in Florence at the time. Inside you can see the use of proportion in the architecture.

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Bo'ness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surrounded by lovely designer shops with windows to die for. Stopped by for cup of coffee in the bar/cafe in the square after long day shopping. Great bargain as summer sales had begun end August and 50% reductions!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful gallery of the statues! Feels like walking through the history, right next to Amerigo Vespucci, Dante Alighieri, Francesco Petrarca, Giovanni Bocaccio...Incredible!

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Nahariya, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a center city 500-year-old palace showing the typical appearance of these structures with three levels of varying exterior stone (we learned to recognize these from our guide). We visited when the exhibit "From Kandinsky to Pollock" was showing, a history of Peggy Guggenheim and her incredible contribution to the history of modern art. Unfortunately this exhibit was scheduled... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

It was too good an opportunity to miss while in Florence to visit Palazzo Strozzi for their modern art exhibition, featuring works of such artists of Jackson Pollock, Picasso, Rothko and Kandinsky. The exhibition was extremely well curated and it was a sublime pleasure to see for myself works from some of the modern greats. I particularly enjoyed the opportunity... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We took a couple of walking tours that went through this area and it was a pleasure to be there. A very beautiful, peaceful Piazza that is surrounded by loads of eating joints and links well to nearby attractions.

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Bruges, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

At the end of our first day in Florence we visited the exhibition: From Kandinsky to Pollock (19/03/2016 - 24/07/2016). It was on a thursday and luckily for us on thursday the exhibition is open until 11pm. We could take our time to enjoy a tasteful dinner at the restaurant in the palazzo Strozzi. After our dinner we entered the... More 

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

For some reason we felt like we were on a movie set where they're shooting a scene of a lover signing a serenade to profess his love to the princess. However, this is quite an administrative building and we stopped by inside it as part of our tour.

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Beautiful buildings and stunning architecture. Interesting history - worth a look if you like and are into history.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My son is a big video gamer. He loves Assassins Creed which apparently gives mention to the Palazzo Strozzi. We stopped for a cafe' and found it to be a nice air conditioned and quiet spot to rest before more adventures.

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