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Is Palazzo Pitti worth visiting?

Is Palazzo Pitti worth visiting?

If you’re headed to Oltrarno for a stroll through the Bóboli Gardens, it’s worth it to take some time to tour the Palazzo Pitti (Pitti Palace) as well. Other museums within the palace spotlight everything from historical fashion to household treasures once belonging to the Medici family.

When was Palazzo Pitti built?

Pitti Palace/Construction started

Who lived in Pitti Palace?

Although it was inhabited for about four centuries by three dynasties, the Medici, the Hapsburg-Lorraine and the Savoy, the Palace still bears the name of its first owner, Luca Pitti, a Florentine merchant who had it built as his private residence in the middle of the 15th century.

How much are tickets to the Boboli Gardens?

The Boboli Gardens/Tickets

Should I buy Uffizi tickets in advance?

You don’t have to pre-book tickets for any museums, we just generally recommend it for the Uffizi and Accademia because of the long lines there are the general entrance ticket line which make you lose precious time in Florence. If you’re time is limited, we recommend getting tickets for those two museums ahead of time.

Is the Boboli Gardens free?

Free admission to the Garden of Villa Bardini with the ticket of the Boboli Gardens. Who is entitled for a reduced price? How it works?

Why is the Palazzo Pitti important?

It grew as a great treasure house as later generations amassed paintings, plates, jewelry and luxurious possessions. In the late 18th century, the palazzo was used as a power base by Napoleon and later served for a brief period as the principal royal palace of the newly united Italy.

Why was Palazzo Pitti built?

It is situated on the south side of the Arno River, a short distance from the Ponte Vecchio. Wanted by Luca Pitti, an ambitious Florentine banker, to challenge the hated Medici family, Palazzo Pitti was, at the time of construction around 1440, the largest and most impressive private residence in the city of Florence.

Why is Palazzo Pitti important?

How much time do you need at Boboli Gardens?

If you want to visit the Boboli Gardens and the Bardini Gardens with a private guide, then this 3 hour tour (mornings or afternoons) is ideal to explore them both!

How many days do you need in Florence?

Ok, let’s start: I would say that you should spend in Florence at least 3 days, especially if it is the first time you visit the city. In less than 3 days there’s a real risk of doing a tour de force, dedicating little time to too many things, without fully appreciating any of them.

What is the best time to visit the Uffizi Gallery?

Uffizi Gallery is open daily from 08.15 am to 6.50 pm, excluding Mondays, New Year’s Day, and Christmas Day. The best time to visit Uffizi Gallery is probably November and February when the gallery is less busy and entrance tickets are almost twice cheaper than during the high season from March through October.

What’s the history of the Palazzo Pitti in Florence?

The history of the palace: Medici residency, Lorena residency, Napoleon “not residency” and finally the Savoia Court is fantastic and everyone has left something for us to see! Unmissable! This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

What is the closing time of the Pitti Palace?

What is the sanctity of closing time of the Pitti Palace since which as per the regulations mentions 6:50 pm, but I was refused entry at 6:02 pm even after already holding a valid ticket for entry? Shouldn’t this be corrected on the website to avoid any form of confusion whatsoever?

Is there free water at the Palazzo Pitti?

The palazzo not provide even a free tap water! Looks like that after you pay €38 for the ticket, they are doing a favor to allow you to visit the palace. This review are not based just in one or two staff, but in several that we had contact during our the visit.