One place not to be missed for lovers of art when you’re in Italy is Uffizi Gallery in the city of Florence. This gallery has 45 rooms with two galleries and a variety of historical objects collection. Not surprisingly, the oldest art gallery in the world that has a major collection of paintings by the Renaissance artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo has become one of the tourist destinations while in Italy.
The Uffizi Gallery is located between the Palazzo Vecchio and the Loggia della Signora. Built in 1560, this building collecting works of Renaissance most comprehensive in the world are arranged chronologically to allow visitors to learn about the development of classical paintings completely.
Some of the famous paintings in the Uffizi Gallery include Byzantine painting works of Boticelli, such as Primavera, Nascita di Venere, Annunciazione or Annunciazione in Cestello. Another work that also attract visitors is Adorazione dei Magi by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo’s Tondo Doni, Ritratto di Leone X con i Cardinali Giulio de ‘Medici e Luigi de’ Rossi and Madonna del Cardellino by Raphael.
At first, most of the museum’s art collection gathered by members of the Medici family during the 16th to 17. Francesco I de ‘Medici, the Successor of the Medici family and then continue to increase the number of collection until finally in 1737, when Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici who was the last descendant of the Medici family donated the entire work of art to the citizens of Florence. Some of the most famous works in this gallery are works of Botticelli’s Birth of Venus and Duke Portrait and Duchess of Urbino. The paintings are considered as the first portrait of the Renaissance era.
The Uffizi Gallery is open every day except Monday at 08:15 and closes at 18:50. On Sundays or major holidays particular, this museum remain open as a tourist. The best time to visit this place is at the end of the year or at the beginning of the year when millions of tourists from around the world gather in Florence. The price of admission Galleria degli Uffizi is € 6.50.
If you want to visit the Galleria degli Uffizi, we can catch a local bus (Ataf) orange, purple and white in accordance with the number of his journey. Tickets for the local bus service can be purchased at all counters have been provided for € 1.2 (€ 2 if you buy a ticket on the bus) for a single trip, or a ticket for € 4.90 that can be used for 4 times the trip. We advise you to walk in order to enjoy the atmosphere of the city with an area of 102,41 km2.