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Boboli's tunnels

In search of hidden treasures in the Medici park, from the Buontalenti Grotto to the Limonaia

5 secrets of the Boboli Gardens

Grotta Grande, a cave of wonders

The first room in the Grotta Grande, where Michelangelo's "Slaves" were once housed
The first room in the Grotta Grande, where Michelangelo's "Slaves" were once housed - Credit: Ilaria Giannini

The ice houses, historic fridges

The ice houses in Boboli
The ice houses in Boboli - Credit: sailko

The Capricorn and the Turtle, Medici symbols

Capricorn on the facade of the Grotta Grande
Capricorn on the facade of the Grotta Grande

The Egyptian obelisk

Boboli Gardens and the Egyptian obelisk
Boboli Gardens and the Egyptian obelisk - Credit: Shutterstock / Pisaphotography

The Medici lemon

Boboli in bloom
Boboli in bloom - Credit: damian entwistle
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