Pitti Palace, Florence

4.4
#3 of 473 in Museums in Tuscany
World heritage site · Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
A 15th-century palace, Pitti Palace now houses several important museums of fine art and historical objects. The castle was previously a private residence of the grand dukes of Tuscany and later the king of Italy. Tour the extensive costume gallery for a look at fashion of the 18th and 19th centuries. Visit the palace apartments to imagine what the life of Florence's upper class was like. You can stroll through the Boboli Gardens, which border the palace. Arrange to visit Pitti Palace and other attractions in Florence using our Florence route builder app.
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  • Gorgeous, opulent state rooms but It wouldn’t kill them to do a bit of cleaning. There’s just no excuse for everything being covered in dust and looking uncared for. If I worked there I’d offer to...  more »
  • We purchased the tickets to the palace and garden and were pleasantly surprised by all the historic beauty. My son, 9 years old was amazed and delighted and really enjoyed the palace. This was simply....  more »
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  • I had a great time in that palace. Already by its architecture which is super and very original. Then we go inside and visit. Each piece is a work of art where works of great beauty and surprising quality are displayed. You can take headphones to explain yourself in French in order to understand what you see. A must visit
  • Staff is great. We got breakfast included and the restaurant is on the 6th floor roof with wonderful views and tremendous food. The rooms are small but the price is right for what you get. We ate at the restaurant for dinner and it was great also. There are so many places to eat that are within a short 5 minute walk including a Michelin 1 star. Amazing.

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