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Interior galleries of Vasari Corridor - Florence

Uffizi Gallery and Vasari Corridor Walking Tour - Photo by Anonymous

{La Cerchiata~ Boboli Garden~ Florence} - tunnel running parallel with the Viottolone. It was enclosed on either side by a phalanx of pruned holm oaks, which had been carefully trained since the 1600s to arch inward over the path, intertwining overhead and providing an awning of foliage.

Boboli Gardens - “The pathway’s name, La Cerchiata—literally “circular” or “hooped”—derived from its canopy of curved trees resembling barrel stays or cerchi” - chapter 25

Viottolone - garden’s main thoroughfare which ran east–west along the entire length of the grounds. The Viottolone was as wide as a two-lane road and lined by a row of slender, four-hundred-year-old cypress trees.

The father-and-son team of Giulio and Alfonso Parigi created the Viottolone (Italian: Large Path), the beautiful Cypress Alley in the Giardino di Boboli.It was intended as a carriage lane. The cypresses flanking the lane were planted in

Ponte alle Grazie in Florence, Italy - a bridge over the Arno River in Florence, Italy.

Ponte alle Grazie in Florence, Italy - a bridge over the Arno River in Florence, Italy.

World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.

The Codex Alimentarius Commission is responsible for establishing a system of guidelines, standards and recommendations that guides the direction of the global food supply, often supporting the interests of the world’s largest corporations.

Council on Foreign Relations - Founded in the 1920s as a private think tank, the membership’s unparalleled collection of brainpower, political influence, and wealth had earned the Council on Foreign Relations the reputation of being “the most influential private club on earth.”

Director of Development and International Relations The Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) is seeking a full time Director

Michelangelo—a creative giant who is sometimes called the Medici’s greatest gift to humankind. In 1489 Lorenzo took a liking to the work of a young Florentine sculptor and invited the boy to move into the Medici palace, where he could practice his craft surrounded by fine art, great poetry and high culture.

Michel-Ange "Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni" - an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art

Large Pistoletto statue depicting a woman departing the city gates carrying an enormous bundle on her head. Florence’s austere city gate was once the site of the Fiera dei Contratti—the Contracts Fair—at which fathers sold their daughters into a contracted marriage, often forcing them to dance provocatively in an effort to secure higher dowries.

Large Pistoletto statue depicting a woman departing the city gates carrying an enormous bundle on her head. Florence’s austere city gate was once the site of the Fiera dei Contratti—the Contracts Fair—at which fathers sold their daughters into a contracted marriage, often forcing them to dance provocatively in an effort to secure higher dowries.

Porta Romana—the ancient stone gateway that served as the entrance to old Florence when was once a walled city. The gateway itself is a fifty-foot-tall barrier of ancient brick and stone whose primary passageway still retains its massive bolted wooden doors.

Porta Romana—the ancient stone gateway that served as the entrance to old Florence when was once a walled city. The gateway itself is a fifty-foot-tall barrier of ancient brick and stone whose primary passageway still retains its massive bolted wooden doors.