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AC Hotel Pisa

Via delle Torri, 20  Pisa  Pisa  56124  Italy 

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Visitor's Guide: Florence

Vasari Corridor (Corridoio Vasariano)

Path Along the River
  • Neighborhood: Historic Center
  • Category: Fine Art
  • Hours: We from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM,Fr from 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM,Th from 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM


When Cosimo de'Medici, Grand Duke of Florence, addressed his commute to work in Palazzo della Signoria (Palazzo Vecchio) from his home one mile away in the Palazzo Pitti, he worried about the dangerous, dark trek he had to endure. Because the Medici already had assassination attempts, his architect, Giorgio Vasari, designed the elevated sky way so he could travel back and forth without being seen. The corridor became known as the Vasari Corridor and is now a gallery of self-portraits from Renaissance era to present day.

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