Churches in Florence

Museums

Cappella dei Principi, Medici Chapels, Florence

Medici Chapels

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The Medici Chapels (Cappelle Medicee) are two separate chapels in the apse of the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence, which was the parish church of the Medici, the influential family that is considered to be the founder of the international banking system and that … [read more]

Museo Marino Marini in Florence

Museo Marino Marini

Museo Marino Marini in Florence aims to conserve, protect and promote the work by the Italian sculptor and painter Marino Marini. Space is also dedicated to events and exhibitions of contemporary artists, from the 20th century to the current day. Marino Marini (1901-1980) was most … [read more]

Orsanmichele Church and Museum in Florence

Orsanmichele Church and Museum

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Orsanmichele is a non-conventional church in the centre of Florence. The building originally served as a grain market and municipal storage facility, which was then consecrated for Christian worship in the 14th century. Chutes for the grain inside the church’s pillars tell the story of … [read more]

San Marco Museum in Florence

San Marco Museum

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The San Marco museum in Florence (Museo di San Marco) houses a major collection of works by Fra Angelico, a Dominican monk and one of the most talented painters of the early Renaissance. San Marco is a religious complex in the centre of Florence, consisting … [read more]

Santo Stefano al Ponte in Florence

Santo Stefano al Ponte

Santo Stefano al Ponte is a 12th century church in Romanesque style. It is located near the Ponte Vecchio, to which it owes its name (ponte means bridge). Through the centuries the building has undergone many changes and restorations. In the 20th century the church … [read more]