The number of visitors had increased compared to the first four months of 2018 149.019 people 1,364 million, reported the Uffizi gallery on Friday. The increase in visitors was mainly the Uffizi gallery complex belonging to the Palazzo Pitti (plus 26.3%) and the Boboli garden (plus 21.7 percent). In the Uffizi gallery, the visit amounted to increase of three percent.

“Our decentralisation strategy to move tourists to visit the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli gardens, and more, showing results. We continue to grow,” said Uffizi Director Eike Schmidt, who takes over in November, the leadership of the Kunsthistorisches Museum (KHM) in Vienna.

in 2018, had reported the Uffizi gallery, a visit to plus of six per cent, to 4, 1 million people. The number of revenue through ticket sales climbed 50 percent to 34 million euros.

(SDA)