Free entry make this church must visit place .Nice piazza around and good view on Museum of Degli Innocenti.
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The Basilica della Santissima Annunziata - Chiesa di Santa Maria della Scala, is in an interesting spot. You can see the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore if you look straight down Via dei Servi-what a sight! But this is a lovely church indeed. The...More
It is located at the northeastern side of the Piazza Santissima Annunziata near the city center. Beautiful Roman Catholic church with lots of beautiful art. The church was founded in 1250. We had to wait for it to open, but when we entered, we were...More
Started outside the original city walls by the Servites, an order of friars, in around 1250, this early church building eventually grew into the amazing, complex and artistically significant church we see today. This church and it's friars were the main reason that Florentines developed...More
The entry loggia is covered with outstanding Renaissance frescoes, some of which are being restored fortunately...these are the ones by Andrea del Sarto. But all of them are wonderful. What puzzles me about some of the comments by disappointed tourists is this: have they not...More
We also found this one by accident whilst wandering aimlessly from the bigger tourist ticket items by the river to our hotel and were lucky that we chose to take a look. Externally it’s not really inviting with the entrance hidden under the north portico...More
We were just wandering around and came across a piazza that was mostly surrounded by buildings that had loggias at the front. One of these buildings turned out to be this basilica whose entry belied the wonderful interior. The decorations and the use of marble...More
Please make this a "must see" on your trip to Florence. So peaceful and spiritual here. Not at all like most of the other cathedrals. Amazing to see inside. Brought my wife to tears. No charge to enter. Just please be respectful.