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.
Forming part of Florence's old 14th century fortifications, of which there are still solid traces, the two walls spread out
from the gate towards Piazza Tasso to the east and to the north west along the Viali dei Colli. ...
Although the Baptistery's precise origins remain unclear, its foundations are known to date back to Roman times. The central doors
are stunning works of art, depicting scenes from the Old and New Testament and they have been called The ...
This building forms part of one of the most significant architectural complexes of the early fifteenth century in Florence. It
was built by Filippo Brunelleschi and finished in 1457. It was intended that the hospital should care for abandoned ...
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