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The green areas and theaters in Florence

  • 16 february 2017
Among the many green areas of Florence stands the beautiful Boboli Gardens, a historical park in the city located on the back of Palazzo Pitti and considered one of the most important examples of Italian garden. The Boboli Gardens is a veritable outdoor museum, in addition to a rich vegetation, offers a stunning collection of sculptures, ranging from Roman antiquity to the twentieth century. Other special interest in Florence gardens are: the Bardini Garden, called "the garden of the three gardens" as it is the result of three different gardens that have developed since the fourteenth century to the present, which offers a spectacular view of the city ; the Botanical Garden, built in the sixteenth century by Cosimo de 'Medici and currently Section of the Natural History Museum of the University of Florence; and the Rose Garden, park located in Oltrarno area below the Piazzale Michelangelo, where you can also admire some splendid sculptures created by the artist Jean-Michel Folon Belgian.
Moreover, in Florence there are several historic theaters, veritable temples of music and national prose. The most important Florentine theaters is the Municipal Theatre, the largest theater in the city, which has hosted some of the most prestigious international artists and still hosts the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, extra annual festival of operas, concerts, ballets and prose performances. Another particularly interesting theater is the Teatro della Pergola, one of the oldest and noblest traditions in Italy. In this theater was the melodrama, which developed the opera. The other theaters in Florence are: the Teatro Verdi, originally known as Teatro Pagliano and built on the site of the fourteenth century the Stinche prison; Puccini Theatre, where you can attend exceptional satirical shows and comedians; and Obihall Theatre, a modern theater used as a multi-purpose center, where they performed and continue to perform some of the biggest names in pop and rock music.

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