Le Gallerie degli Uffizi (The Uffizi Galleries) is arguably Florence‘s predominant art museum.
The museum is located adjacent to the Piazza della Signoria in the Historic Centre of Florence in the region of Tuscany, Italy. One of the most important Italian museums and the most visited, it is also one of the largest and best known in the world and holds a collection of priceless works, particularly from the period of the Italian Renaissance.
It is home to key works by Piero della Francesca (‘Diptych of Duke Federico da Montefeltro and Duchess Battista Sforza of Urbino’), Leonardo da Vinci (‘The Annunciation’, ‘Adoration of the Magi’), Sandro Botticelli (‘Primavera’, ‘The Birth of Venus’) and many more.
There are also many classical sculptures but not Michelangelo‘s ‘David’, which is located in the Galleria dell’Accademia. A replica stands outside the Palazzo Vecchio.
Needless to to say the Uffizi (‘Offices’) is a must-see museum for your general knowledge of European art history.