Fodor's Expert Review Palazzo Davanzati

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The prestigious Davizzi family owned this 14th-century palace in one of Florence's swankiest medieval neighborhoods (it was sold to the Davanzati in the 15th century). The place is a delight, as you can wander through the surprisingly light-filled courtyard, and climb the steep stairs to the piano nobile (there's also an elevator), where the family did most of its living. The beautiful Sala dei Pappagalli (Parrot Room) is adorned with trompe-l'oeil tapestries and gaily painted birds.

Castle/Palace/Chateau Historic District/Site Historical

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Piazza Davanzati 13
Florence, Tuscany  50100, Italy


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Rate Includes: €6, Closed 1st, 3rd, 5th Sun. of month, and 2nd and 4th Mon. of month

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