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Visiting Boboli Gardens Florence

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These gardens are the most significant Italian gardens and the best open-air museum which holds another place of culture in Florence. The park consists of oak trees, sculptures, and fountains. This park provides nice shelter even though the days are sunny and this is the best example of green structure filled with sculptures and used as the prototype for various European gardens. In existence, the gardens have acquired its size and appeal and occurring as the biggest and most essential Italian gardens. This was done by different parts of enlargement and by constructing again at various periods. The first plan for the garden was done by Niccolo Tribolo even though all the work was done before his death. The gardens are lagging with a natural water source. To feed the plants a medium was built using Arno River which directs the water into the system. The amphitheater in the garden welcomes the visitor commencing from the main entrance which is based at the point where the hill was dug up to take away the stone. The ocean fountain in the garden in the past was in the center of an amphitheater. The knights garden is one of the leaned gardens of Boboli. The name itself is derived from the location, the central fountain is named as of the three monkeys because of the existence of three monkeys. Casino Del Cavaliere is on the upper part of the water tank where the water is sent from there to the irrigation system.

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Bobolo Gardens-experience natural climate and various sculptures

Bobolo Gardens-experience natural climate and various sculptures

Buontalenti Grotto

Buontalenti Grotto

This is respectively the popular work within the garden. This cave was constructed at the end of the 16th century. In the first room of the cave, you can explore statues at four corners. The cave will be accessible from 3.30 pm and is allowed for 5 minutes only.

Kaffehaus

Kaffehaus

In the place of your trip this coffee house will divide you from the Belvedere Fort. This fort is a Kaffehaus which is of green structured constructed with a windowed dome. This Kaffehaus is made with rococo style where the interior is used with coffee and chocolate. This Kaffehuas is consisting of the complete view of the garden.

Amphitheater

Amphitheater

This is also the synthetic built type and in existence, it is able to admire the ample Piazzale which is covered with six areas of stepped seating with vases and statuary. This amphitheater is brought from the places of gardens where the stones used to construct the palazzo pitti.

Fountain of Neptune

Fountain of Neptune

This fountain is located above the amphitheater and towards the summit of the hall. In order to reach the Fountain of Neptune, the tourists need to go through the dual ramp attracted with the statues from the Roman history. From this point, water is used to fill the complete garden. This fountain portrays the God of the Sea.

Boboli Gardens Florence Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

The last admission will be done before one hour of the closing time. There is free entrance for the people staying in this city and the entry will be free on the first Sunday of each month. The entry ticket will be of cost 3 Euro.

How To Get Around?

There is a direct bus from the city to the gardens and you will reach in 30 min. the distance between is 2km. if you are not having an option to travel by car then take bus 11 to reach the gardens which take 12 minutes to reach and costs for 100 Euro.

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Boboli Gardens Florence Facts

Best Time to Visit

The time to access the gardens is from 8.15 am till 4.30 pm in the months of November to February. And in the remaining months, the garden will be open till 5.30 pm. The garden will be closed on first and last Monday of every month. It will be even closed on January 1st and on Christmas day.

Currency

Euro

Will I Need a Guide?

No guide is needed to visit the attraction as transportation is very easily available on the site.

How To Get There?

From the city, the garden can very easily be reached by car on rent, bus and by walk also. The tourists can reach the garden by any of the 11 local buses that are readily available in the city and it takes about 12 min to reach the attraction. By taxi, the time taken for the travel is about 5 min and the distance is 4 km from the city.

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