"Portico de los Lanzi" Where to find Great Architecture Tip by pili

  Portico de los Lanzi
by pili

Favorite thing: The portico to the right of the Palazzo Vecchio, is the Loggia dei Lanzi. Designed by Andrea Orcagna and built in 1376-82, it houses one of the finest open air sculpture collections in the world. The leftmost statue is Benvenuto Cellini's Perseus holding up Medusa's head, and the statue under the right arch is the Rape of the Sabines, by Giambologna.-

El portico que se encuentra a la derecha del Palacio Vecchio es la Logia de los Lanzi. Diseñada por Andrea Orcagna y construida durante los años 1376-82, alberga uno de los más bellos museos al aire libre en el mundo. La estatua que se encuentra más a la derecha es Perseo con la cabeza de Medusa, de Benvenuto Cellini y la del otro extremo es el Rapto de las Sabinas, de Giambolonga

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  • Updated Aug 6, 2003
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