Posts Tagged ‘florence museum’

Most of us are going to the Uffizi museum to see masterpieces such as The Birth of Venus and the Allegory of Spring by Botticelli. Yesterday I discovered an interesting story behind a painting I hadn’t noticed.

It’s September, but Florence is still crowded and museums are often packed. Far to be snob, I consider myself a Florentine, even if I’ve been living here only since 2013. Maybe, because I feel a local, sometimes you risk to take all this beauty for granted.. That’s why last Tuesday I visited the Accademia Gallery, [...]

If you are visiting Florence, there’s a place which is very well worth a visit: the Spedale degli Innocenti, an historical building located in Piazza Ss. Annunziata. Originally a children’s orphanage, the building was designed by Filippo Brunelleschi in the 15th century and it is probably the most ancient example of Renaissance architecture existing. The [...]

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