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Chiesa di Ognissanti

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Address: Borgo Ognissanti 42, 50123, Florence, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 348 645 0390
16:00 - 19:45
07:30 - 12:30
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Sun 09:00 - 12:30
Sun - Sat 16:00 - 19:45
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 12:30
Sat 07:30 - 12:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No

This little-visited church was one of Florence's most important churches...

This little-visited church was one of Florence's most important churches during the Renaissance. Botticelli is buried here, along with his muse, Simonetta Vespucci. Don't miss the exquisite Domenico Ghirlandaio "Last Supper," the very one Leonardo da Vinci admired before painting his.

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This church was the church of Amerigo Vespucci familiare. there is a beautifull Pala of Giotto, the tombs of Vespucci, Botticelli and Carolina Bonaparte (sister of Napoleone and... read more

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Brindisi, Italia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This church was the church of Amerigo Vespucci familiare. there is a beautifull Pala of Giotto, the tombs of Vespucci, Botticelli and Carolina Bonaparte (sister of Napoleone and wife of Joackim Murat). Is a beautifull example of rinascimental art near the centrum

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Longmont, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Chiesa di Ognissanti, just down the street from our hotel, Hotel Argentina, to see 1480 G. Ognissanti Last Supper fresco. Jesus only one with halo. Judas on the same side of the table.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This beautiful church is located very near the Ponte alla Carraia and is well worth a visit. The artworks on the walls are simply sublime and are some of the best I've seen whilst in Florence. Not the showy artwork you will see in some of the more famous churches but just beautiful. The reason for only awarding 5* was... More 

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Enford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

A lovely church in Florence with a very beautiful facade. Florence has hundreds of such churches and it is well worth having a walk around trying to find them

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I arrived at La Chiesa di Ognissanti just as (an English-speaking!) wedding party was leaving, so we waited a few minutes before entering until the newly-married couple was celebrating with friends around limousines in the piazza in front of the church. We had gone to La Chiesa di Ognissanti especially to see the great artwork in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Yes, the same Amerigo whose name our country took! This global navigator was buried here in the 15th century. His family were Florentines and worshiped here. The exterior of the church is nondescript but the interior contains some incredible frescoes including one by Botticelli (St. Augustine) who is also interred here. The church is not on the typical list of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stayed across the street from this church. On our first day, we were walking around and decided to go in. My husband asked the monk if there was anything special or interesting here before we went in. He said no. We were pleasantly suprised to find out there is! Americus Vespucci and Botticelli are both buried here! The interior... More 

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New Hope, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

An Italian relative of my husband took us here or else we would not have known the location or the significance. Some incredible works of art here and the remains of Botticelli. Worth a visit if you have a few days in Florence. Renovations are in progress so not all areas are accessible at this time.

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Kassiopi, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

If you are passing outside the church, at first you are not very impressed but when you go inside you find that is a lovely church with some nice art.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

A beautiful church which is rather plain on the outside and I'm sure bypassed by many. But the frescoes and paintings are just brilliant. A huge Botticelli. Unable to see the Last Supper frescoe as it was closed. Well worth a visit.

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