Fort Belvedere

Local nameForte di Belvedere
LocationFlorence, Italy

Built in the 16th century, the fortress was designed to demonstrate the power of the Medici family and to protect the center of the city. Not many people know that Galileo visited the fortress and completed some if his important studies here. Also, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian got married here in 2014.

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Opening hours

May 14 - Oct 2, 2016:
Tue - Sun: 10:30a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Last admission at 7 p.m.


Fees vary according to an exhibition.

More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +39 055 234 24 25

Address Via di S. Leonardo, 1, 50100 Florence, Italy

Coordinates 43°45'47.044" N 11°15'13.404" E

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