Palazzo Pitti was commissioned by the merchant Luca Pitti to Filippo Brunelleschi around 1440. It has hosted all the ruling dynasties ever since Cosimo I's wife, the beautiful and rich Duchess Eleonora of Toledo, bought it from Buonaccorso Pitti in 1550 to turn it into the new home of the Medici family. Behind the palace are the Boboli gardens.

01 Palazzo Pitti 02 Main entrance 03 Pitti palace 04 Pitti palace inner court 05 Boboli gardens
06 Pitti palace 07 Boboli gardens 08 Boboli gardens 09 Boboli gardens
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