Palazzo Pitti

Posted by David Eicher
on Wednesday, April 01, 2009

After lunch on Wednesday, we saw yet another Florentine palace: Palazzo Pitti was built beginning in 1458 and was used by the Medici, briefly explored by Napoleon, and then adopted as a royal palace for the reunited Italy. Now an art museum, the building houses astonishing collections.

Related blog: "Galileo's Italy, Day Six," by Astronomy Editor David J. Eicher

Photo credit: David J. Eicher 
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