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Tuesday, 23 September 2014 11:57

Museums Close After Violent Storm Hits Florence

The Uffizi Gallery, Florence. The Uffizi Gallery, Florence.

Florence officials ordered the closure of many of the Tuscan city's museums on Friday, including the famed Uffizi Gallery, while technicians checked for damage after a particularly violent storm.

The museums house some of the greatest treasures of the Renaissance and the Uffizi is home to masterpieces by Fra Angelico, Boticelli, Raphael and others.

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