The Churches, Basilicas and Cloisters of Florence
Places of worship, but also impressive museums of beauty and containing real treasures that remind us of the glory and richness of Florence.
The rich families of Florence did not hesitate to have family chapels built and decorated by the greatest painters and sculptors of their time.
Chapels as beautiful as the other, an invaluable treasure for today's visitor.
Because of this, it is not a church or basilica to admire, but more than a dozen.
Rest assured, we photographed them for you, so you just have to browse through the corresponding pages of these churches and basilicas to prepare your trip and visit the ones that affect you the most.
But if you do not have time, visit at least the most important ones, the ones that they absolutely should not miss.
First, of course, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Duomo, with its baptistery and superb bell tower.
A bell tower where you can and where you have to climb to have one of the most beautiful views of Florence.
Also indulge yourself and climb inside the huge dome of Brunelleschi to see the frescoes of Vasari's Last Judgment, impressive!
Second, touching and grandiose at the same time, the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella with its chapels and cloisters covered in sumptuous frescoes.
A basilica where you can also admire the famous “Trinity” of Masaccio and many other works of art.
In third, but just as important as the previous one, the Basilica of Santa Croce will please you just as much.
Here too, a profusion of frescoes and superb paintings and, in addition, the “Italian Pantheon”.
It is indeed here that Florentines such famous as Michelangelo, Galilee or Dante are buried and honored.
To be in front of the grave of these geniuses is especially moving!
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