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Palazzo Corsini



In the spectacular setting of the Arno river in Florence, in the heart of the city, this Palace opens its doors to host receptions and exclusive events, business meetings and conventions, fashion shows and concerts.

The exclusivity of the historical and cultural framework offered by the Palace makes it one of the most striking scenario where to host unique and unforgettable events. The building, which boasts more than 350 years of history, is constantly subjected to restoration measures in time to preserve intact its beauty

and its propensity to receive as in the past.




In 1649 Maria Maddalena Machiavelli, the wife of the Marchese Filippo Corsini, purchased the palace from the Grand Duke Ferdinando II de’ Medici. Originally, this Palazzo, that was called a casino (a small house surrounded by a large garden that extended to the banks of the Arno River where Lungarno Corsini is located), belonged to the Ardinghelli family, then to the Medici, to the Corsini and today it is in the hands of their descendants Miari Fulcis and Sanminiatelli.

The Palazzo is a late baroque building and this is obvious throughout, from the roofs decorated with statues and terracotta vases – a novelty for Renaissance Florence – and the main, U-shaped courtyard that opens towards the riverbank. The two men responsible for Palazzo were Bartolomeo Corsini (1622-1685), the son of Filippo Corsini and Maria Maddalena Machiavelli and, Filippo son of Bartolomeo’s son (1647-1705) who expanded the portion of the Palazzo that extends towards Ponte Santa Trinita.

The construction continued non-stop for 50 years. The magnificent decorations, that were done between 1692 and 1700, belong to one of the finest and most intense moments in Florentine painting. The family

commissioned several artists to decorate the noble apartment on the first floor, that includes Galleria Aurora, the Salone, the ballroom and other important rooms; the outstanding painters include Anton Domenico Gabbiani, Alessandro Gherardini and Pier Dandini.

This Palazzo is one of the rarest and most prestigious examples of Baroque style in Renaissance Florence and one of the happiest moments of the Florentine painting periods.

Structured in two levels, with many salons, the Palace can accommodate events, weddings, that welcome large numbers of sitting guests taking advantage of both floors, with service areas logistically well-organized.


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