In the heart of Florence'es historical city centre few steps from the famous Duomo, Palazzo Medici-Riccardi is a must visit Renascence museum.

Designed by Michelozzo di Bartolomeo for Cosimo de' Medici, the palace is an active part of the local government.

''The first Medici palace, the home of Cosimo the Elder and Lorenzo the Magnificent and the workplace of artists of the calibre of Donatello, Michelangelo, Paolo Uccello, Benozzo Gozzoli and Botticelli. The Renaissance house… where it all began.''

Special thanks to Toscanissimi and Eugenio Giani for their kind hospitality.

palazzo medici riccardi

Photo by Marcela Schneider Ferreira at @hashtagitaly

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