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Florence handicapped Uffizi Gallery accessible Italian tours

Florence handicapped Uffizi Gallery accessible Italian tours, one of the oldest and most famous art museums in the world, is housed in the Palazzo degli Uffizi, in Florence.

Building of the palace was begun by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 for Cosimo I de' Medici as the offices for the Florentine magistrates.

Construction was continued to Vasari's design by Alfonso Parigi and Bernardo Buontalenti and ended in 1581.

Vasari, a painter as well as architect, emphasized the perspective length by the matching facades continuous roof cornices, and unbroken cornices between storeys and the three continuous steps on which the palace-fronts stand.

The Palazzo degli Uffizi brought together under one roof the administrative offices, the Tribunal and the state archive.

The project that was planned by Cosimo I, Grand Duke of Tuscany to arrange that prime works of art in the Medici collections on the piano nobile was effected by Francesco I, who commissioned from Buontalenti the famous Tribuna degli Uffizi that united a selection of the outstanding masterpieces in the collection in an ensemble that was a star attraction of the Grand Tour.

Florence handicapped Uffizi Gallery accessible Italian tours because of its huge collection, some of its works have in the past been transferred to other museums in Florence, for example, some famous statues, to the Bargello Museum.

Florence handicapped Uffizi Gallery accessible Italian tours today the Uffizi is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Florence. In high season ( particularly in July ), waiting times can be up to five hours.

Visitors who reserve a ticket in advance have a substantially shorter wait.

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