The famous Zoo di Pistoia, a popular attraction for adults and children alike, is to be found in Verginina, outside Pistoia. ... More
Zoo di Pistoia
The famous Zoo di Pistoia, a popular attraction for adults and children alike, is to be found in Verginina, outside Pistoia. The Gardens are to be found at the foot of a hill, surrounded by naturally stimulating surroundings with pine trees and lakes. In the midst of these natural surroundings, we find a collection of animals representing a wide variety of species gathered from all over the world. The zoo covers over 500 square meters and features a play area reserved for young children who require added stimulation.
In the greenhouses of the Royal Gardens, the Museo di Antichità displays collections which start from pre historic times, up
until the late Roman, Etruscan, Italian and Greco Hellenistic periods of civilization. Set up from the collections of the ...
Built at the end of the 14th Century, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista is instantly eye catching because of
the large front entrance, which opens into a small courtyard. The construction is a mix of styles from the ...
The Arts Institute found temporary accommodation in a wing of the Palazzo degli Studio which subsequently became an Archaeological Museum.
In 1863, a new location was found for the Institute as part of the renovation of the Fosse del ...