Grand in every sense of the word, from its location behind the Pitti Palace to the Medici family who constructed it, the Boboli Gardens are works of art. Best described as an “open air museum” these lavish, expansive grounds are filled with statues, both from ancient Rome and the Renaissance, grottos, fountains, and ornate floral designs. Despite these impressive qualities, the Medici family never hosted parties to show off their grounds, instead choosing to guard the gardens close and keeping it a family-only enjoyment. Over the centuries the gardens have been re-worked and expanded, but their original beauty has never faded.
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