"Help. I have syndrome di Stendhal." Uffizi Gallery - Galleria Degli Uffizi Tip by craic

  Uscita courtesy of United Colours of Benetton.
by craic

Oh - Primavera! Oh - Birth of Venus! (Don't the girlies look just like Cate Blanchett?) Oh there's a Goya! And a Michelangelo. Help help help. I'm drowning. Isn't Canaletto lovely? Although somewhat smaller than I expected.
This is the big one. Come emotionally prepared. The game I play of picking one piece to take home with me (if only) I took a beautiful little Caravaggio of a tipsy Bacchus.
And the building is as beautiful as anything in it. Strolling along the galleries - the view of the Arno, the decorated roof - put a paper bag on my head I am hyper ventilating.
Costs 10 euros.
This is Italy giving you a great big smack in the chops.

Address: City Center
Directions: next to Palazzo Vecchio
Phone: +39 055 238 8651
Website: http://www.polomuseale.firenze.it/

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  • Written Nov 23, 2007
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