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Uffizi Gallery

The building of Uffizi complex was begun by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 for Cosimo I de' Medici so as to accommodate the offices of the Florentine magistrates, hence the name uffizi, "offices". The construction was later continued by Alfonso Parigi and Bernardo Buontalenti and completed in 1581. The cortile (internal courtyard) is so long and narrow, and open to the Arno at its far end through a Doric screen that articulates the space without blocking it, that architectural historians treat it as the first regularized streetscape of Europe.

Vasari, a painter and architect as well, emphasised its perspective length by the matching facades' continuous roof cornices, and unbroken cornices between storeys and the three continuous steps on which the palace-fronts stand. The niches in the piers that alternate with columns filled with sculptures of famous artists in the XIX century.

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Excursions

A special day in Florence with museums visit and lunch (SIC)
Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Florence: the scenic terraces of Piazzale Michelangelo and Fiesole
• Skip the line access to such iconic museums...
Academy and Uffizi gallery in one day (SIC)
During your vacation in Florence don’t miss out on meeting one of the most famous and eclectic artists in the world: Michelangelo. Your personal guide...
Florence city tour (PRV)
•  An incredible panoramic view of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo
• Piazza Duomo and its unmatched masterpieces: Giotto's Bell Tower,...
Florence city tour and academy gallery (SIC)
•  An incredible panoramic view of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo
• Piazza Duomo and its unmatched masterpieces: Giotto's Bell Tower,...
Florence city tour and Uffizi Gallery (SIC)
•  An incredible panoramic view of Florence from the Etruscan village of Fiesole and its hills
•  Florence historic centre: Piazza...
Medieval and Reinassance Florence (SIC)
With our engaging local Guide we start from the historic Central Market, with its workshops and multicolored stalls, where you can find the Medici Cha...
Tour Guided visit to Uffizi (SIC)
The UFFIZI GALLERY is the oldest art gallery in the world! This is a unique experience for those of you who want to immerse yourself in Florence’s art...
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