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Palazzo Rucellai

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Address: Piazza de' Rucellai, 1, Florence, Italy

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The palazzo was in my list of Florentine Renaissance palazzi but to my regret it is not possible to visit. Maybe there is a back entrance hidden?

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The palazzo was in my list of Florentine Renaissance palazzi but to my regret it is not possible to visit. Maybe there is a back entrance hidden?

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

There are dozens of palazzo throughout Florence. Rucellai is a beautiful example of the three-tier Florentine style (different types of masonry / stone on each level). Well worth a glance / examination when you are in Florence. The Rucellai, like the Medici, were bankers and the building shows the wealth. Even though there is no way to really imagine the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2007

From Sept 03-May 04 I studied abroad in Florence and attended the Institute of Fine and Liberal Arts at the Palazzo Rucellai on Via della Vigna Nuova. As far as a tourist attraction I'm not sure there's much to see. The school occupies much of the building, except the top few floors which are, according to a Google search, apartments... More 

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