Hotels to remember: Uffizi Gallery

Uffizi Gallery: introduction

Uffizi Gallery Hotel

The "Uffizi" Gallery is considered one of the most important and appreciated museum in world. The name of the gallery derives from the "Uffizi" (offices), once the administrative center of the aristocratic Medici family'''. Members of Medici dynasty decorated the rooms of the building with works from the family art collection.

Today the "Uffizi" hosts an impressive collection of art works, from the XIII to XVII century, specially the artists of the Italian Renaissance. Masterpieces by Cimabue, Giotto, Masaccio, Beato Angelico, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Piero della Francesca, Botticelli and Caravaggio, and by foreign artists such as Rembrandt, Goya, Durer, Rubens

"Corridoio Vasariano" is the name of the corridor, built in the 1565, by Giorgio Vasari, which links the museum with Palazzo Pitti.

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