Corridoio Vasariano



TIPOLOGY

Architectures & Museums

SUBTYPE

Museum

LOCALITY

Firenze (FI)

DESCRIPTION

Designed to allow the Grand Dukes to move safely, the Vasari Corridor is an elevated passageway that connects Palazzo Vecchio to Palazzo Pitti crossing Ponte Vecchio and the Boboli Gardens. It was built by Giorgio Vasari on the initiative of Grand Duke Cosimo I in 1565, on the occasion of the marriage of is son Francesco to Joanna of Austria.

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