Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi Gallery is a worldwide known gallery in Florence. This building was built between 1560 and 1589 as the working office of Duke Cosimo I. The structure, which was designed by Architect Vasari, has been converted into a museum. As such, the Uffizi Gallery houses many of masterpiece you still remember from Art classes in school such as the "Birth of Venus" and "La Primavera" by Sandro Botticelli, the "Annunciation" and the "Adoration of the Magi" by Leonardo da Vinci, "Doni Tondo" by Michelangelo, "Medusa" by Caravaggio, "Dukes of Urbino" by Piero Della Francesca, and many, many others. Since the private collection of the Medici family is quite valuable and breathtaking, it is at the top of many lists on what to do in Florence.