The Vasari corridor is closed to tourists c 2016.
The world famous Vasari Corridor in Florence is fully open to all tourists in 2021.
The Vasari corridor, which is part of the Florentine Museum complex of the Uffizi, and is closed to tourists c 2016. The reason was the violation of fire safety. Since then, in the famous gallery change lighting, install fire suppression system, HVAC and CCTV, as well as equip the emergency exits. The gallery guide noted that security of visitors will be reached without violating the historic value of the building. All work will be completed in 2021.
After that, access to seven hundred paintings of the XVI-XVII centuries the Roman and Neapolitan artists, the largest collection of self portraits by famous artists of the world and 30 ancient sculptures will get all the tourists. To 2016 entrance of 760-meter-long corridor was opened for visitors in groups with a guide.
After restoration and rehabilitation works of Vasari Corridor will be an integral part of the Museum exhibition the Uffizi and be able, according to preliminary estimates, it will be annually visited by about 500,000 people. The cost of admission will be 45 euros in high season and 20 in low. In addition, management intends to introduce integrated tickets XXL, which will allow you to visit Palazzo Vecchio, the Uffizi, the Vasari Corridor, Palazzo Pitti, Boboli Gardens, Forte Belvedere and the Bardini Garden.
A covered gallery, the Vasari Corridor built in 1565 in honor of the wedding of the son of the Grand Duke, Francesco I de ‘ Medici and Joanna of Austria. The corridor connects some of the most famous buildings in Florence – the Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti. One of the parts of the structure runs over the Arno river.
5 through March 10, tourists can visit the Uffizi gallery, Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens for free. These days here is “the Week of museums”. The entrance is open from 08:15 to 18:50. On ordinary days, a General admission ticket costs about 38 euros.
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