Boboli Gardens - Attraction Guide to Florence

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Giardini di Boboli (Boboli Gardens)


Address:
Piazza de' Pitti
Florence (Firenze)
Tuscany (Toscana)
Italy IT (Italia)

Tel: +39 (0) 55 213 440

Florence Boboli GardensFlorence's famous Giardini di Boboli (Boboli Gardens) were originally designed and laid out for the Medici family, after they purchased the Palazzo Pitti in the mid-16th century.

First opened to the Florence general public in 1766, the Giardini di Boboli (Boboli Gardens) are a magnificent example of classical Renaissance gardening. Much of Florence's Boboli Gardens are formal, consisting of neatly clipped box hedges and topiary. Other attractions at Florence's Giardini di Boboli (Boboli Gardens) include natural areas containing groves of holly and cypress trees, the Kaffeehaus (coffee house) Rococo-style pavilion built in 1766, La Grotta Grande built in 1583 - with casts of Michelangelo's Quattro Prigioni, the L'Islotto (Little Island) in the centre of the moated garden, and the Orangery - dating back to 1785.

Throughout Florence's Boboli Gardens you will find many exquisite statues and superb vistas, with exceptional views across Florence.

Open: 09:00 to one hour before sunset, June to September - 09:00 to 19:30
Closed: 1st and 4th Monday each month
Admission: charge






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