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Riccardi Medici Palace

Via Camillo Cavour, 3, 50129 Firenze FI, Italy

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About Riccardi Medici Palace

The Palazzo Medici is a Renaissance palace located in Florence, Italy. It is the seat of the Metropolitan City of Florence and a museum. It was well known for its stone masonry, which includes architectural elements of rustication and ashlar. The palazzo is divided into different floors. The ground floor contains two courtyards, chambers, anti-chambers, studies, lavatories, kitchens, wells, secret and public staircases and on each floor there are other rooms meant for family.



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Leonardo Da Vinci Museum0.15km from Riccardi Medici Palace

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Basilica di San Lorenzo0.15km from Riccardi Medici Palace

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Laurentian Medici Library0.17km from Riccardi Medici Palace

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Cappelle Medicee0.19km from Riccardi Medici Palace

The Medici chapels, built as the burial place of the Medici family, are now a state museum in Florence, obtained from some areas of the basilica of San Lorenzo.  The rooms are now known collectively as "Medici chapels" were built between the 16th and 17th centuries as an extension of the Brunelleschi basilica in order to celebrate the Medici family. The Medici chapels are now a museum, which can be accessed from the back of the basilica, in Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini.

Piazza del Duomo0.2km from Riccardi Medici Palace

Piazza del Duomo lies in the very historic center of Florence, which is enough to say that, even if only geographically speaking, the respective piazza has a privileged position. Yet, it is by its statute as ultimate tourist hotspot that Piazza del Duomo stands out in sharp relief in the overcrowded picture of tourist attractions in Florence. The square contains the Florence Cathedral with the Cupola del Brunelleschi, the Giotto's Campanile, the Florence Baptistery and so more.

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore0.23km from Riccardi Medici Palace

The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is situated in Florence in Italy is an architectural masterpiece and the pride of the Florentine skyline. The Cathedral is known for its rich history and architectural marvels. Built-in over 150 years, between 1296 and 1436, the building is a blend of different architectural styles that were prevalent in the different eras making it more intriguing than ever.

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Tuscany is known for its landscapes, history, artistic legacy, and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science, and contains well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace. Tuscany is also known for its wines.