Spedale degli Innocenti Private Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Lazio

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Visit an historical building in Florence. Just reopened, the Spedale degli Innocenti is located in one of the first very famous Renaissance architecture in the world, created by Filippo Brunelleschi, in the beautiful Piazza Santissima Annunziata in Florence. The Chiildren Hospital  was born into a legacy for creating a place for the care and support of children abandoned during the Renaissance in Florence. Rich in works of art, paintings and sculptures, it offers the visitor the opportunity of meet the histories and the personal belongins of the abandoned children of the past
The Innocenti was responsible for the care of abandoned children and provided them with the ability to rejoin society. Today Spedale degli Innocenti houses two kindergartens, three family homes for the reception of children, and some of UNICEF offices. The clean and clear sense of proportion is reflected in the building. The height of the columns is the same width of the intercolumniation and the width of the arcade is equal to the height of the column, making each bay a cube.Inside is the new Museum of the Innocents renovated and expanded, 24 June 2016. It is a very unique museum with its history on the reception lasting over 600 years. Also there is the personal memories of the "Nocentini" - so were called the children welcomed here - housed in the structure, a gallery with important works of art by Ghirlandaio, Botticelli other artistic rarities await them! Art, architecture and history of childhood are united in a thrilling tale of one hour and 30 minutes.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Private tour

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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