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The Boboli Gardens is a public park in Florence, Italy, known for its interesting collection of sculptures. Built behind the Pitti Palace, the gardens were some of the first 16th century public gardens built in Florence. Boboli Gardens are unique because they employ wide stone avenues and an element built of stone including statues and fountains with classical details. Boboli Gardens were also the first in Florence to open and offer expansive views of Florence. The park is still one of the main attractions in the city and features statues from the 16th to 18th centuries. ... Read more »
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- Explore the Boboli Gardens Amphitheatre, a magnificent stone structure that contains some of the most intricate design details of any building in Florence.
- Take a stroll down Ragnaie, also known as Spider’s Lane, and enjoy shade from the natural tunnel formed by trees that makes for a magical journey through the green spaces of the gardens.
- Walk around the small pond in Boboli Gardens and you will enjoy some of the most amazing sculptures in Florence, including Perseus on horseback that seems to emerge from the water.
Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens are often included on walking tours of Florence, so the best way to enjoy these marvels is to take a guided tour, as it will allow you to learn more about the ancient architecture. Crowds can be huge and lines very long during the summer, so it is best to get to the palace and gardens early in the morning to avoid the crowds. You can save a lot of time and money by purchasing a Firenze Card that will give you three-day access to all of the museums and public transportation in Florence.« Hide