Pitti Palace - better known as the Palazzo Pitti in Italian - is a majestic Renaissance palace in Florence, Italy. Located towards the south of River Arno, the history of Pitti Palace dates back to 1458 when it was once the home of the grand-dukes of Tuscany and later the King of Italy. Presently, it is the largest museum complex in the city and is one of the country's most prominent and popular attractions. The palace is separated into a number of various galleries and museums such as the Palatine Gallery, the Silver Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Costume Gallery, the Porcelain Museum and the Museum of Carriages. Guided tours of the Pitti Palace and the Boboli Gardens are also available for visitors and provide a unique and fascinating way of getting to learn more about the palace and its rich history. A visit to Pitti Palace is recommended for travellers sight-seeing in Florence – particularly for those interested in Italy's history and culture.
Tickets cost around €8.50 - €7 depending on the museum/gallery
Open daily (except on Mondays) from 8:15 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Around 3-4 hours
Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
The five museums and galleries
Though designated prayer facilities at Pitti Palace will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of open area will be available around the palace grounds and gardens to make use of during prayer times. It is also possible to visit a few of the mosques in Florence such as the Comunita' Islamica Di Firenze E Toscana and the AssociazioneIslamica Di Firenze which are both located within city limits.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Pitti Palace can visit some of the Halal restaurants in Florence which offer both Italian and international cuisine. A few popular Halal restaurants in Florence include Pak Halal Kebab, ZamZamPizze& Kebab, Noor Doner Kebab and Mini Market – which are located not too far away.