Orsanmichele – A Chapel for Florence’s Powerful Guilds

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Orsanmichele – A Chapel for Florence’s Powerful Craft and Trade Guilds: In its former life, Orsanmichele was a grain market (Loggia de Mercato del Grano) on the main road that linked Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria. Commissioned by the Signoria, the building was converted into a church and used as the chapel for […]

Enjoy Operas and Classical Music in Florence Churches

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Florence Opera and Classical Concerts in Historical Churches: Florence is a monument to the Renaissance period and its churches, palaces and art galleries are full of paintings and sculptures that many visitors come to see. In this compact city, there’s plenty to see and do during the daytime such as visits to the Duomo, art […]