Badia Fiorentina by Andreas Jurgherr

Badia Fiorentina

The Badìa Fiorentina is an abbey and church that is now home to the Monastic Communities of Jerusalem. It is situated on the Via del Proconsolo in the centre of Florence. It is also in front of the ancient prison of the Bargello, next to the street that houses the now-called Casa di Dante, which was rebuilt in 1910 as a museum to Dante.

Badia in ancient Italian meant abbey, and Fiorentina just means Florentine.

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Gucci Museum in Florence

The Gucci Museum

The Gucci Museum in Florence was inaugurated in 2011 on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the eponymous fashion house.

It tells the story of the Italian fashion and leather goods manufacturer, from its early start in the city of Florence to the global biggest-selling Italian brand that it is today.

The museum is located in the historic Palazzo della Mercanzia (Palace of the Merchandise) in Piazza della Signoria.

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Inside the Baptirty by Marc Buehler

The Baptistry of Florence

The Florence Baptistery, also known as the Baptistery of Saint John, the patron saint of Florence, is a religious building that stands in Piazza del Duomo, across from the Florence Cathedral and the Campanile di Giotto. Its origins are in part mysterious. History It was long believed that the Baptistry was originally a Roman temple…

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The Last Judgement by Alun Salt

The Last Judgement by Michelangelo

The Last Judgement is the name of the fresco located on the wall behind the altar of the Sistine Chapel in Rome.

It was designed and realized by the Renaissance master Michelangelo Buonarroti between 1533 and 1541.

It depicts the Second Coming of Christ as well as the final and eternal Judgement by God on all humanity according to the Christian religion. Altogether there are over 300 figures, with nearly all the males and angels originally shown as nudes.

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