The Calza convent, located near the Porta Romana, has been inhabited by Ingesuati Brothers since its foundation, whose habits ... More
Convitto della Calza
The Calza convent, located near the Porta Romana, has been inhabited by Ingesuati Brothers since its foundation, whose habits were once compared to stockings, calze in Italian, because of their length. Some of the convent can be visited including the ancient refectory, with a fresco painted by Franciabigio in 1514, depicting the Last Supper. There are also rooms and restaurants services available for pilgrims. Visits by reservation only.
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 ...
Best known of all of Florence's treasures, this glorious bridge was the only one of six spared by the retreating
Germans on August 4, 1944. Over the centuries flooding unfortunately took its toll; few traces of the 10th century ...
The fountain with the four bronze statues of the Najadi by Mario Rutelli stands in the center of the square,
bordered by the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli and Diocletian's Baths. On the other side there are buildings ...