This beautiful open park belonged to the Stibbert family who owned the adjacent villa, now home to the Stibbert Museum. It ... More
Parco di Villa Stibbert
This beautiful open park belonged to the Stibbert family who owned the adjacent villa, now home to the Stibbert Museum. It was designed by Giuseppe Poggi in the Romantic style, in accordance with English tastes, and is spread out over three hectares. Distinctive features include an Egyptian temple facing a duck pond, as well as a Hellenistic temple beyond the lemon trees and the stables.
The Loggia is also known as the Loggia di San Matteo is to be found on the corner of Piazza
San Marco, just before the turning off to via Ricasoli. The portico was part of the hospital dedicated to ...
This 17th century villa stands on the Imperial Hill, so called because of its connections with the imperial D'Asburgo family
through the Grand Duchess Maria Magdalena, wife of Cosimo II de' Medici and sister of the Emperor Ferdinand II. ...
The villa belonged to the Medici family and Cosimo, Florence's new Duke, began the work on renovating the grounds, he
planned an Italian garden with geometric designs, Vasari made the Duke's dreams become reality. At the center of the ...
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