What a collection - just an Amazing collection and garden. So much history presented so well. Tuscan history right there for all to enjoy.
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Palazzo Pitti is yet another must to visit in Florence. It houses wonderful collections that can address any field of interest from archaeology to jewelry. It doesn't get as crowded as the Uffizi but nevertheless buy your ticket in advance. You have to queue up...More
The most important museum in the Pitti Palace is the Palatine Gallery. It is filled with works of art, mainly pictures and statues. Also, the apartments of the Grand Dukes of Tuscany can be visited (including the room of the throne and the bedchamber of...More
Although the gallery has less known and important works, the works are excellent and I enjoyed what. Recommended for art lovers
The Sala della Stufa in the Pitti Palace is a small room whose walls are covered by Cortona frescoes, The Ages of Man. They are close up and at eye level, unlike the ones he did in the Palazzo Barberini in Rome, which are just...More
The Pitti Palace is quintessentially Italian; some rooms are so crammed with paintings it's dizzying but somehow it works. The Uffizi seems very proper, whereas the Pitti's sumptuous (if gloomy) salons and bedrooms make it easy to visualise its former inhabitants.
On our final full day we visited the Pitti Palace so that we could spend a few hours in the sun walking around the Boboli Gardens, and we were not disappointed! For €7 each we had the chance to explore the grounds, visit the Silver...More
One of my favourite places. The Pitti Palace in general is a great place to visit that I would definitely recommend but this gallery was in my top 10 of attractions I visited (and you wouldn't believe how many I visited). I'd also recommend the...More
I was quite disappointed with this gallery. Very dark and not inspiring at all. After the Uffizi it wasn't that compelling. If short of time in Florence, don't bother.