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Uffizi

(juːˈfɪtsɪ)
n
(Named Buildings) an art gallery in Florence; built by Giorgio Vasari in the 16th century and opened as a museum in 1765: contains chiefly Italian Renaissance paintings
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They were sitting on some steps in the Uffizi Arcade.
A Dutch still-life painting, stolen by retreating Nazis and sent by a German soldier as a present to his wife, came back to a Florence museum on Friday, thanks largely to a relentless campaign by the Uffizi Galleries' director, a German.
Florence's Uffizi Gallery campaigned online and Italian minsters yesterday announced a deal.
Germany says it will return a painting stolen by Nazi troops from the Uffizi Gallery in the Italian city of Florence in 1943.
Rome isn't alone: Tourists in Florence may get fined $575 for eating on sidewalks or doorways near Uffizi Galleries at meal times.
Researchers at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence have proved what was suspected for a long time: that Renaissance genius Leonardo Da Vinci was able to write, draw and paint with both hands.
An in-depth study of Leonardo da Vinci's earliest-known drawing has proved that the great Renaissance artist was ambidextrous, Italy's Uffizi Gallery said on Monday.
A famous, larger version - the original - is in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.
A single room at the Uffizi that would reward a lifetime of study gets five minutes before lunch.
announced that it has partnered with three prominent global museums and art galleries, Uffizi Galleries (Italy), Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and The Van Gogh Museum (Netherlands), to bring world-renowned masterpieces directly to consumers' homes through Samsung's lifestyle TV 'The Frame'.
Overlooking the Ponte Vecchio, it's in a prime position for exploring major landmarks, such as the Uffizi Gallery and Gothic Cathedral although, from the peaceful rooftop bar where breakfast is served, crowds of tourists disappear into a hum.
Muslim World League (MWL) Secretary-General Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa and Uffizi Gallery Director Eike Schmidt sign a cooperation agreement to develop education and training and promote intercultural dialogue.