Founded before 1000 C.E., this church was reconstructed in the 13th Century in Gothic style for the Vallombrosiani family. On ... More
Santa Maria Maggiore
Founded before 1000 C.E., this church was reconstructed in the 13th Century in Gothic style for the Vallombrosiani family. On entering there is a sober atmosphere which comes from the internal structure with its three naves, broken up into arcades with pointed arches on quadrangular pillars. It was based on the cistercene model from the time of Buontalenti. In the large Chapel, the frescoes contain scenes from Herototus Ordering the Massacre and The Massacre of the Innocents from the end of the 14th Century.
This baroque church was built by the architect Carlo Maderno at the beginning of the 17th Century. It was originally
named after St Paul the apostle, but after The Adoration of the Infant was brought here, spoil from the ...
The church of Santa Maria in Domnica is also known as the church of the Navicella because of the representation
of a Roman boat in a fountain that stands in front of it. The church stands at the crossroads ...
The original project was for two twin churches, but during the construction various necessary modifications were made. The architect, Carlo
Rainaldi, finished the construction of Santa Maria di Montesanto in 1675 and began work on the neighboring Santa Maria ...