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Badia Fiorentina

Badia Fiorentina

It is located almost directly in front of the Bargello, at the intersection between Via del Proconsolo and Via Dante Alighieri
Baptistery of San Giovanni

Baptistery of San Giovanni

The origins of the temple dedicated to St. John the Baptist, later patron saint of the city, are still uncertain
Basilica di San Lorenzo

Basilica di San Lorenzo

Consecrated in 393, it's the oldest church in Florence
Basilica di San Miniato al Monte

Basilica di San Miniato al Monte

The lower part of the facade is decorated by fine arcading; the upper part is simpler and has a fine 12th-century mosaic of Christ between the Madonna and St. Miniato
Basilica di Santa Croce

Basilica di Santa Croce

Santa Croce is one of the oldest Franciscan basilicas and, in terms of its dimensions, also one of the most magnificent
Basilica di Santa Maria Novella

Basilica di Santa Maria Novella

Santa Maria Novella is chronologically the first of the great Florentine basilicas
Basilica di Santo Spirito

Basilica di Santo Spirito

The church is one of the most important churches of the city
Brunelleschi's Dome

Brunelleschi's Dome

The construction of the cupola of the Cathedral was one of the most imposing tasks of the Renaissance
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - Duomo

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - Duomo

The Cathedral is the end result of years of work that covered over six centuries of history
Cenacolo di Fuligno - Conservatory for poor and honest girls

Cenacolo di Fuligno - Conservatory for poor and honest girls

It is situated in the former convent of the Sisters of Foligno, transformed into a
Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia - Convent of Sant'Apollonia

Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia - Convent of Sant'Apollonia

The first Renaissance refectory in Florence is the one belonging to the Benedictine nuns of Sant'Apollonia, created around 1445 in one of the most florid periods the convent
Certosa del Galluzzo

Certosa del Galluzzo

This fortified monastery the Carthusians built overlooking the town of Galluzzo, about five km from Florence, is extraordinary both architecturally and artistically
Church of B.V.M. Madre delle Grazie

Church of B.V.M. Madre delle Grazie

It was projected by the architect, Guido Morozzi, and it was built between 1954 and 1958
Church of Immacolata

Church of Immacolata

Into the church there are many works of By Giovanni Montini
Church of Ognissanti

Church of Ognissanti

It was founded in 1251 by the Ordine degli Umiliati, rationalized the organization of the hamlet located on the site
Church of Orsanmichele

Church of Orsanmichele

The building is square in plan, and there are still, on the ground floor, the 13th century arches that formed the loggia
Church of S. Felice

Church of S. Felice

The present building dates to the 1400s, though there are traces of an earlier Romanesque structure
Church of S. Felicita

Church of S. Felicita

It was built in the middle ages on the site of a Paleochristian Church and cemetery
Church of S. Ferdinando della Pia Casa di Montedomini

Church of S. Ferdinando della Pia Casa di Montedomini

The current imposing building of the Pia Casa of Montedomini stands near Arno's shore
Church of S. Leonardo in Arcetri

Church of S. Leonardo in Arcetri

It was partially demolished and partially incorporated to the Uffizi, ceasing all religious functions
Church of S. Maria del Carmine

Church of S. Maria del Carmine

It was begun in 1268, finished in 1476, devastated by a fire in 1771, and rebuilt in a rather grandiose Baroque style in 1792
Church of San Jacopo Sopr'Arno

Church of San Jacopo Sopr'Arno

The church, which dates to the X century, has been modified repeatedly
Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte Vecchio

Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte Vecchio

It dates to at least 1116, and presents a Romanesque façade whose lower half is older, with simple doors bordered by architraves, and arches
Church of SS. Annunziata

Church of SS. Annunziata

The present church was built between 1444 and 1481 by Michelozzo, with the assistance of P. Portigiani and Antonio Manetti
Church of SS. Apostoli

Church of SS. Apostoli

It dates to the 11th century, was reworked in the XV-XVI centuries, and was restored to its original state between 1930 and 1938
Pieve di San Leolino - Rignano sull'Arno

Pieve di San Leolino - Rignano sull'Arno

The Pieve di San Leolino in Rignano sull’Arno was first mentioned in 1066 in a document of the lost San Pier Maggiore Monastery in Florence

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