At Uffizi Gallery you can live Italian Renaissance
The Uffizi Gallery is an important art museum next to the Piazza della Signoria in the Historic Centre of Florence in the region of Tuscany, Italy. One of the most important Italian museum, it is also one of the largest and best known in the world and holds a collection of priceless works, particularly from the period of the Italian Renaissance (Giotto, Simone Martini, Piero della Francesca, Beato Angelico, Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Mantegna, Correggio, Leonardo, Raffaello, Michelangelo and Caravaggio).
The Gallery entirely occupies the first and second floors of the large building constructed between 1560 and 1580 and designed by Giorgio Vasari for Cosimo I de’ Medici. The construction was later continued by Alfonso Parigi and Bernardo Buontalenti; it was completed in 1581.
Moreover, the Gallery boasts an invaluable collection of ancient statues and busts from the Medici family, which adorns the corridors and consists of ancient Roman copies of lost Greek sculptures.
Nowdays the Uffizi is the most visited art gallery in Italy and one of the most visited art museums in the world.