Boboli Garden Entrance Ticket



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• Boboli Garden Entrance ticket (no guided tour - only entrance ticket) • Free time to visit the Museum on your own • Helpline with local staff

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Admire the exclusive Boboli Garden with its sculpture, fountains and nature.

Behind Palazzo Pitti extends the wonderful Boboli Gardens. These gardens occupy the largest monumental green area in Florence.

The Boboli Gardens is a historical park in Florence that was opened to the public in 1766. These gardens were originally designed for the Medici, it represents one of the first and most important examples of the "Italian Garden", which later served as inspiration for many European courts. For almost four centuries it was the garden of the residence of the great dukes of Tuscany and for a short period of the kings of Italy.

The family of Medici bought the palace in 1550 and did some work as an interior courtyard, the one of Bartolomeo Ammannati, and they extended the gardens until uniting them with the Belvedere Fortress. This splendid Garden was realized between the XV and XIX centuries and is located on an old quarry that was used to create a theater with grandstand and that served as the stage for the presentation of the first operas of the history.

What will this tour reveal

You will get the entrance ticket to Boboli Gardens and access the gardens with no need to wait. This is a tour where you will have to explore the monuments around on your own. This tour does not involve commentary during the exploration of Boboli Gardens.

The Boboli Garden has two fundamental routes:

  • The first route you will see
  • A nymphaeum,
  • The theater,
  • The fountain of Neptune and
  • The statue of the goddess Fortuna

The second route contains

  • The zigzag path
  • Spectacular caves

It also has large fountains and caves, among them the splendid Buontalenti grotto built by the artist, architect and sculptor Bernardo Buontalenti between 1536 and 1608.

Important places of the Boboli Gardens are: Neptune's Fishpond, Buontalenti's Grotto (1583), the Amphitheater with the Roman basin and the Egyptian obelisk at the center, the statue of Plenty by the Grand Duke's Casino, Giambologna and Tacca (1563), the Cavalier's Garden, Parigi's Fountain of the Ocean.

Its enchanting trails allow you to capture the spirit of life at court. The Boboli Gardens are undoubtedly a fundamental stage for the ones who want to learn about the fascinating history of the city of Florence.

Why visit the Boboli Gardens?

The Boboli Garden is a must-see tour in Florence. It is one of the greenest and largest areas of the city and one of the most visited places. This fascinating garden is part of the World Heritage Site (UNESCO) for the richness of its architecture, the amphitheater, its sculptures, its caves and fountains and, of course, its gardens.

Why visit the Boboli Gardens?

Because these beautiful Italian gardens are from the Renaissance style and have with geometric motifs. These gardens have undergone numerous extensions throughout the years, and the topography allowed to create different environments like its wonderful terraces that offer magnificent views of the city of Florence.

How to visit the Boboli Gardens?

The wonderful gardens are located behind the Pitti Palace and you can visit them by buying the entrance ticket to the Boboli Gardens, and that also allows the entrance to the Porcelain Museum and the Bardini Gardens.

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Additional Information

•Please be aware that €3,00 per pax have been added to the Entrance ticket price as management, booking and assistance rights. •Please note that Children 0-18 are free of charge, and will only pay reservation fee only with a valid ID and accompanied by an adult. No refund will be given if you do not accomplish the requirements. •Please note that Students 19-25 have a reduced fee, only with a valid ID. No refund will be given if you do not accomplish the requirements. •Please make sure to check your inbox as confirmation voucher to exchange with entrance tickets will be sent only via e-mail. •Please be aware that entrance time can be subject to Museum availability - for this reason this will be confirmed once booking is done. If the selected time is fully booked, you will be contacted and another entrance time will be offered. Otherwise you will get full refund. •This ticket will give you the access also to Bardini Garden located in Costa San Giorgio 2, 50125 Firenze. This is included only showing the Boboli Garden Ticket.

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