The building appears extremely simple, with a plaster facade, only animated by tympan windows and portals. The everyday ... More
San Salvatore al Monte
The building appears extremely simple, with a plaster facade, only animated by tympan windows and portals. The everyday construction was the work of Cronaca who renewed and enlarged the church at the end of the fifteenth century and the beginning of the sixteenth. The church was governed by the Franciscans and was limited to the space which is today known as the big chapel. The interior follows the model of other Florentine churches. It is decorated with paintings from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and only a few works remain from the sixteenth century.
Encompassing the Biblioteca Laurenziana and the Cappelle Medicee, this basilica is a testimony to the political power and patronage of
the Medici family. Its origins date back to 393 when St. Ambrose consecrated it in memory of the martyrdom ...
There is an open area towards Piazza San Babila on Corso Vittorio Emanuele, onto which the impressive church of San
Carlo al Corso looks. It was designed by the Neo Classical architect, Carlo Amati, 1839 47. By pulling back ...
This avant garde hotel seems to be set in the middle of a landscape. Nature's beauty is evident outside the
Hotel San Francesco al Monte Convento and once you enter, experience the modern day comforts that money can buy. ...