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City Florence Tours invites you to visit the Palazzo Vecchio, a symbol of the history of Florence and one of the city’s most emblematic buildings. Your private guide will allow you to immerse yourself in the Renaissance, taking a dip in the history of this city, going back many centuries. Through the priority entrance to the palace, you will be able to enter directly without long waiting lines, the ticket that your guide will give you includes the whole complex (museum, archaeological path and tower), the guided tour will focus exclusively on the museum, you can visit the other two attractions freely, choosing to return even during the days after the visit, as the ticket has no expiration date. The private visit will allow you to enjoy the highest quality offered, as the guide will be at your complete disposal. The palace that you are going to visit was built from the end of 1200 and was the second seat of the Florentine Republic. In 1500, following the political rise of the Medici family, who became lords and masters of Florence, the palace became the residence of the Grand Duke Cosimo I de Medici. Finally, in 1800 following the unity of Italy and during the period of Florence the capital, it also became the seat of Parliament. Inside you can visit the Government Halls of the Republic, the private rooms of the Granducale family renovated and embellished by the famous architect Giorgio Vasari, appreciated by the Grand Duke, but the main attraction is the Salone dei 500, entirely frescoed by Giorgio Vasari, as well as the halls and apartments of the Grand Duchess Eleonora of Toledo. The palace also offers one of the best views of the city of Florence, through the terrace located in the back, the visit will end in the rooms where the ancient Florentine Republic met, namely the Sala dei Gigli, the Hall of Geographical Maps and the Sala dell last Chancellor of the Republic. At the end of the visit, you can continue to visit the palace, which today also represents the seat of the Municipality of Florence.