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A member of the media takes pictures of 15th century paintings "Portraits of Angelo, left, and Maddalena Doni" by Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, during a press tour of the Uffizi museum on the day off its reopening, in Florence, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Visitors arrive on the reopening day of the Uffizi museum, in Florence, Italy, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Uffizi museum director Eike Schmidt, center, looks at the first visitors arriving on the reopening day of the museum, in Florence, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Uffizi Gallery museum director Eike Schmidt wears a face mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as he arrives for a press conference on the reopening day of the museum, in Florence, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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A journalist admires the 15th century painting "Annunciation" by Leonardo Da Vinci, during a press tour of the Uffizi museum on the day off its reopening, in Florence, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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A man operates a temperature scanner as visitors arrive on the reopening day of the Uffizi museum, in Florence, Italy, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Journalists admire 15th century paintings "Annunciation" right, and "Adoration of the Magi" by Leonardo Da Vinci, during a press tour of the Uffizi museum on the day off its reopening, in Florence, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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People walk in the Uffizi gallery during a press tour on the reopening day of the museum, in Florence, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Visitors arrive on the reopening day of the Uffizi museum, in Florence, Italy, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Uffizi Gallery museum director Eike Schmidt wears a face mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as he arrives for a press conference on the reopening day of the museum, in Florence, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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A member of the media admires 15th century painting "Doni Tondo" by Michelangelo Buonarroti, right, during a press tour of the Uffizi museum on the day off its reopening, in Florence, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. The Uffizi museum reopened to the public after over two months of closure due to coronavirus restrictions. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Updated 04 June 2020

No crowds delight art lovers in Italy at reopened museums

The Uffizi Galleries, the most-visited museum in Italy, is open after three months of COVID-19 lockdown, delighting art lovers who don’t have to jostle with throngs of tourists thanks to new social distancing rules.