Palazzo Medici-Riccardi - Attraction Guide to Florence

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Palazzo Medici-Riccardi (Medici-Riccardi Palace)


Address:
Via Cavour 11
Florence (Firenze)
Tuscany (Toscana)
Italy IT (Italia)

Palazzo Medici-Riccardi (Medici-Riccardi Palace) is a magnificent town mansion on Via Cavour in Florence. Built for Cosimo I Vecchio by Michelozzo over 500 years ago, Florence's Palazzo Medici-Riccardi (Medici-Riccardi Palace) is famous for its classical Renaissance facade and has served as a model for many other well-known Italian palaces. Over the years the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi (Medici-Riccardi Palace) has been home to many famous individuals, including royalty and artists.

The Palazzo Medici-Riccardi (Medici-Riccardi Palace) was once the residence of the powerful Medici family until 1540, when Cosimo I moved into the Florence's Palazzo Vecchio. Other attractions nearby include the stunning Medici Chapels, built to serve as mausoleums to this family, demonstrating their immense wealth and influence in Florence and Italy.






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