I love Renaissance art, Beato Angelico paintings, the intimacy of the architecture, and I love this museum not so crowded by tourists
Very beautiful museum with frescoes by Beato Angelico. It is an antique monastery, so the structure is already very beautiful itself, with cloisters, the cells where the monks used to live, the library. Very beautiful and easy museum for families. No many tourists, no need to book ahead.
“Beautiful renaissance building of the Medici family and later Riccardi with important artworks and the famous frescoed cappella by Benozzo Gozzoli.”
“This place feels very peaceful. Especially, night is a more beautiful place. If you visit Florence, make sure to stop by this place. And this is also the historic site of the first orphanage in Europe.”
“The National Archaeological Museum of Florence (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze) is one of the oldest museums of its kind in Italy. It holds Etruscan, Greek and Roman collections, and houses the Egyptian Museum, the second largest collection of Egyptian artefacts in Italy, after that in Turin. The museum was inaugurated in 1870 by King Victor Emmanuel II, soon after which it needed to be relocated due to lack of space to its current location Palazzo della Crocetta, a palace built in 1620 for princess Maria Maddalena de’ Medici, sister of Cosimo II de’ Medici. Large parts of the Etruscan, Greek and Roman collections were collected the Medici and Lorraine families. Also the Egyptian ”
“Walking distance from home 15 min. Many copies of this statue exist and 2 of these are in Florence, but the original is absolutely worth to be seen”
“If you're interested in medicinal plants go and visit this incredible garden and lose yourself amongst all the species that are present and meticulously cultivated. Right in the center of town, this hidden gem is exceptionally beautiful in the spring time when most plants are blooming.”