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Private Medici Chapels and San Lorenzo Square Guided Visit
"Access to the gorgeous Medici Chapels museum and admire one of the most famous sculptural cycles by Michelangelo (Il Crepuscolo L’Aurora Il Giorno e la Notte - Twilight Dawn Day and Night) and the inlays of precious polychrome marbles of hard stones and precious gems that cover the walls of the great Cappella dei Principi (Princes Chapel) for which Opificio delle pietre Dure (The Factory of hard Stones) was created and is today one of the most prestigious restoration workshops and museums worldwide. Finally discover the Cripta del Buontalenti
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Private Medici Chapels and San Lorenzo Square Guided Visit
"Access to the gorgeous Medici Chapels museum and admire one of the most famous sculptural cycles by Michelangelo (Il Crepuscolo L’Aurora Il Giorno e la Notte - Twilight Dawn Day and Night) and the inlays of precious polychrome marbles of hard stones and precious gems that cover the walls of the great Cappella dei Principi (Princes Chapel) for which Opificio delle pietre Dure (The Factory of hard Stones) was created and is today one of the most prestigious restoration workshops and museums worldwide. Finally discover the Cripta del Buontalenti
From EUR204.00
 
Private Tour: Perugia and Assisi Day Trip from Florence
"Following a morning pickup from your Florence hotel travel south with your private driver into the Tuscan countryside to the small medieval hamlet of Passignano sul Trasimeno in neighboring Umbria. Explore the city’s imposing walls and fortress and take in panoramic views of the beautiful Lake Trasimeno.Head onward through the rolling countryside to the hill on which the town of Perugua sits and discover evidence of the town’s 8th-century Etruscan origins. Widely considered one of Italy’s m Perugia was once home to High Renaissance painter Pietro Perugino and Raphael himself even worked here in the 16th century. Wander the streets at your leisure and see highlights such as Palazzo dei Priori the elegant Fontana Maggiore and the Cathedral of San Lorenzo.Explore the lowlands beneath Mt Subasio
From EUR135.00

Medici Chapels - Cappelle Medicee Tips (19)

Pomp and Circumstance

Here’s another one where I had to keep the lens cap on but which may now allow photography:The ‘museum’ is essentially an addition to the Medici’s favored church of San Lorenzo and was originally...
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goodfish
Oct 28, 2014

Medici Chapel & Michelangelo

The Medici family financed the renovation of the San Lorenzo Church and the adjoining chapels. The entrance to the Medici Chapels is on the back side of the church and is separate from the church...
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brendareed
Jun 16, 2014

Chapel of the Magi in the Medici Palace

The highlight of the tour is the Chapel of the Magi, the Medici family’s private chapel with frescoes by Gozolli. In these frescoes, you can see the Medici family immortalized as part of the...
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brendareed
Jun 15, 2014

Medici Chapel

Pay attention when visiting the Medici Chapel since there were restauration works going on at the time of my visit (may 2009). Restauration works can last for several years. There was no warning at...
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jorgec25
Jun 16, 2009

Medici Chapels

Part of the Church of San Lorenzo, this is where all the members of the famed Medici Dynasty are buried. Completed in 1524, 2 parts, the New Sacrisity and Chapel of the Princes are where some of the...
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roamer61
May 14, 2009

The Medici

The Medici Chapels were built as a personal sepulchre of the Medici family right in the basilica of San Lorenzo. The project of building a proper family mausoleum was conceived in 1520, when...
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lina112
Nov 17, 2008

The Medici Chapel

From the crypt with the tumbs of some of Medici's family a stairs takes you to the Cappella dei Principi, the Medici's family gran dukes' mausoleum. The first project was changed by Buontalenti. The...
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paoseo
Aug 28, 2006

Medici Chapel

The entrace to the Medici Chapel is located just behind San Lorenzo. The crypts and the sculptures by Michaelangelo are impressive. There was a lot of restoration going on while we were there, so it...
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rcsparty
May 01, 2006

Cappelle Medicee

The Medici Chapels were built as a personal sepulchre of the Medici family right in the basilica of San Lorenzo, the one considered by the Medici as their private church and located in front of the...
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TRimer
Aug 01, 2005

Not too shabby a final resting place

The Medici Chapels are notable in the Florentine landscape with its red brick dome. It is sometimes referred to as the Mini-Duomo. As grandly as they lived life, they also planned elaborate tombs....
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jmhenry1123
Oct 15, 2004

Medici Chapel (Cappella Medicea)

The Medici Chapel is part of the large San Lorenzo Church complex in the New Sacristy (Sagrestia Nuova). Commissioned in 1520 by Pope Clement VII (formerly Cardinal Giulio de' Medici), the chapel is...
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geeyook
Jul 24, 2004

Cappelle Medici

The most important political family of Florence's personal chapel is on display for the general public in the area of San Lorenzo. Many of the deceased members of this prestigious lineage are buried...
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Jmill42
Mar 26, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Medici Chapels - Cappelle Medicee

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Daytrip - Chianti

We drove up to a monestary and then had dinner at a nearby restaurant called La Certosa. It is called San Paulo della Croce. (Saint Paul of the Cross) The history of the monestary is that it is was...
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Battistero San Giovanni- Baptistry

this is the second popular photo spot of the Trifecta of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Del Fiore. the Baptistry is situated just across the entrance to the Cathedral and is octagonal in Shape. It was...
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Palazzo Medici

The Medici family ruled Florence for many years. In the late 1400s, Cosimo I began building his new home in town, which to the horror of other merchants who were jealous of the Medici wealth through...
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Basilica Di Santa Maria Novella

Much like everything else in Firenze, this church is replete with history and art. Giotto and Brunelleschi (who won the contest to create Il Duomo) created crucifixes housed in this church of the...
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Museo del Opera del Duomo

When you have finished the second floor of the Cathedral Museum, head back down the steps and into the room at the bottom with Michelangelo’s Pieta (this is a different one from the one in St. Peter's...
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Campanile Di Giotto

The bell tower is famous and everything has been said about it, still, if you are in good health and have no problem climbing a lot of stairs, the view from the top is outstanding! you will be able to...
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Getting to Medici Chapels - Cappelle Medicee

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Piazza di Madonna degli Aldobrandini

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  • Sunday 08:15 to 16:15
  • Monday 08:15 to 16:15
  • Tuesday 08:15 to 16:15
  • Wednesday 08:15 to 16:15
  • Thursday 08:15 to 16:15
  • Friday 08:15 to 16:15
  • Saturday 08:15 to 16:15

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