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Museums

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.

Accademia Gallery

The Gallery of Florence, also known as Accademia Gallery is one of the most famous galleries in the world and the fourth most visited museum in Italy. It has housed the original David by Michelangelo since 1873. This gallery, taking place at the top of many “to-do” lists, had been established in 1564. Additionally, it holds the title of being the first school where sketching, painting, and sculpturing were taught.