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Basilica di San Marco, Florence

Basilica di San Marco - Florence, Italy
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco 1, Florence, Italy 50121Map
+39 055 290 832(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: San Marco
Overview

This complex was enlarged in 1437 by Michelozzo to accommodate Dominican monks who had moved to the city from nearby Fiesole. Traces of frescoes from the 14th and 15th centuries remain today, although some parts of the structure were modified during the Counter-Reformation and the facade was finally completed in the 17th century. One of the oldest pieces of artwork on display is the crucifix by an artist whose style is similar to Andrea Orcagna's, while at the far end of the church on the main altar is Fra Angelico's "Crucifix."

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