The Boboli Gardens in Florence, once the private domain of the Medici family, sprawl for acres behind the Pitti Palace. They’re a splendid place to wander, away from the noise and crush of the streets of the city. Set aside a few hours to do justice to the garden, wear comfortable shoes and take some water.
For those who want to find out more, here is one of many sites that describe this oasis in the city: boboli-gardens
I was interested in the many varied sculptures scattered throughout the grounds. Here are just two of them, from quite different time frames.