Also known as the Galleria degli Uffizi in Italian, Uffizi Gallery is one of the oldest and most prominent art museums in the world. Located in Florence, the history of Uffizi Gallery dates back to 1581 when the construction of the building was completed to accommodate Florentine magistrate offices. At present, it receives close to 2 million visitors annually and houses works of art by world-renown artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raffaello. The museum is also one of the most visited museums in Europe, with waiting times for visiting lasting around five hours at times - particularly in peak seasons such as July. A visit to the museum is a must when sight-seeing in Florence and will prove to be a memorable experience.
Tickets cost around €6.50 for adults
Open daily (except on Mondays) from 8:15 a.m. - 6:50 p.m.
Around 2 - 3 hours
Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
Works of art by Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and other Italian painters
Though designated prayer facilities at Uffizi Gallery will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of open space will be available around the gallery to use 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 Uffizi Gallery 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.