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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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Luisa Strozzi to Alessandro Strozzi, 28 March 1495: 'I' no' so se se' del pensiero mi dicesti qui che volevi ire a Paschua a Fireze: la qualchosa te ne chonforto, perche, sendo imborsato, porai avere degli ufizi che ti sara utile e onore, piu che stare chosti.
Founded in the mid-1500s by the Medici family, The Ufizi museum is offers visitors one of the richest and most complete collections of masterworks that include Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Buontalenti, and Titian, among a legion of other notable artistic talents.
1993: A bomb exploded outside the Ufizi gallery in Florence.