family were an ancient and noble Florentine family who are
most remembered for the impressive Palazzo Strozzi just off
Piazza della Republicca. The Strozzi Palace is now used for
many art and cultural exhibits and is well worth visiting.
The Strozzi Palace is just one of the many impressive palaces
and ‘museums’ to visit in Florence.
No trip to Florence is complete without visiting the world
famous Uffizi art gallery, most known for its incredible Botticelli
room. Across the river stands the Pitti Palace and the enchanting
The Pitti family were another family who showed their power
and wealth by building a magnificent palace to rival those
of the Medicis, though unlike the Strozzis, unfortunately
Mr. Pitti went bankrupt and had to sell to the Medicis!.