Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Florence

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Gallerie Degli Uffizi is renowned for its collection of Italian Renaissance paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings. The gallery exhibits numerous works by such masters as Botticelli, Michelangelo, da Vinci, Caravaggio, Raphael, and Titian. several important works by Rubens, Rembrandt, and Durer are also featured. This gallery occupies the top floor of a building erected in the 16th century to house the offices of the Tuscan government. Architect Giorgio Vasari, who designed the building, wrote that artists such as da Vinci and Michelangelo often gathered there "for beauty, for work, and for recreation." Avoid the extremely long lines by reserving your tickets by phone or online. Private tours are offered. Use our Florence trip planner to arrange your visit to Gallerie Degli Uffizi and other attractions in Florence.
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  • Be prepared for lots of walking. We had quite late tickets which gave us just under 2 hours. It wasn't really time to see everything comfortably, but not sure we would have had the energy to continue....  more »
  • This is a must see place but give yourself at least 4-6 hours if you want to see all the rooms. This is not a one hour stop in and out for sure. Enjoy everything that history has to offer. I...  more »
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  • If you want to see the best of Renaissance & Italian paintings then this is the place. It has so many classics that one can't count. Located in the center of town, it is so easy to add this stop to any itinerary. There are many sights to see & be prepared to take the stairs to start at the top. Worth a visit you you are indeed an art lover.
  • Spectacular museum with a ton of statues and paintings. We spent 6 hours there and probably could have spent much more. There are guided tours, and audio guides available but if you can read Italian or English then the placards give great explanations for every piece. The rooftop cafe is also nice! Seat yourself and you will be served. The sandwiches are great and the desserts are delectable!

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