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The Palazzo degli Uffizi was designed and built by Giorgio Vasari, the court painter and architect. Work began in 1560 and was completed in 1580 under the direction of Bernardo Buontalenti. The horseshoe-shaped palace extends from the River Arno (its shortest side overlooks the river) to Piazza della Signoria. It is connected to Palazzo Vecchio by a bridge over Via della Ninna and to Palazzo Pitti through the Corridoio Vasariano.
This clever architectural solution was dreamed up by Vasari to please Cosimo I, who wanted a prestigious and imposing site for the Grand-Duchy's administrative offices (Uffizi).

This is one of the most famous museums of paintings and sculpture in the world. Its collection of Primitive and Renaissance paintings comprises several universally acclaimed masterpieces of all time, including works by Giotto, Simone Martini, Piero della Francesca, Fra Angelico, Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Mantegna, Correggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo and Caravaggio.

German, Dutch and Flemish masters are also well represented with important works by Dürer, Rembrandt and Rubens.

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Hotel Montebello Splendid * * * * * Firenze Hotel Montebello Splendid * * * * * Firenze
Montebello Splendid is an 18th-century villa that is now a five-star boutique hotel. It is a 5-minute walk from Santa Maria Novella Station, close to the River Arno. The villa has a beautiful garden where you can dine in the summer. The restaurant serves traditional dishes and a wide choice of w ...

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Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci * * * Firenze Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci * * * Firenze
Set on the top floors of two Renaissance buildings, this elegant hotel features a panoramic rooftop garden with beautiful views over the historic centre of Florence. Each of the guest rooms at Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci is complete with antique pieces, Satellite TV and air conditioning. Some have be ...

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Hotel Medici * * Firenze Hotel Medici * * Firenze
You will be in the full centre of the city, in the heart of Florence, close to the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria and to all the other works of art. Our position will make easy to reach other points of interest like the Congress Centre, the Fair Centre and the main train Station of Santa Maria Novella ...

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