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Chiesa di Ognissanti

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Address: Borgo Ognissanti 42, 50123, Florence, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 348 645 0390
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Today
16:00 - 19:45
07:30 - 12:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 12:30
Sun - Sat 16:00 - 19:45
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 12:30
Sat 07:30 - 12:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This little-visited church was one of Florence's most important churches...

This little-visited church was one of Florence's most important churches during the Renaissance. Botticelli is buried here, along with his muse, Simonetta Vespucci. Don't miss the exquisite Domenico Ghirlandaio "Last Supper," the very one Leonardo da Vinci admired before painting his.

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Beautiful church house Botticelli's remains

An Italian relative of my husband took us here or else we would not have known the location or the significance. Some incredible works of art here and the remains of Botticelli... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2016
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New Hope, PA
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New Hope, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

An Italian relative of my husband took us here or else we would not have known the location or the significance. Some incredible works of art here and the remains of Botticelli. Worth a visit if you have a few days in Florence. Renovations are in progress so not all areas are accessible at this time.

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Kassiopi, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

If you are passing outside the church, at first you are not very impressed but when you go inside you find that is a lovely church with some nice art.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

A beautiful church which is rather plain on the outside and I'm sure bypassed by many. But the frescoes and paintings are just brilliant. A huge Botticelli. Unable to see the Last Supper frescoe as it was closed. Well worth a visit.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

The Chiesa di Ognissanti is a beautiful church in a lovely square in Florence. Quiet, full of peace and serenity and gorgeous facades. Definitely worth visiting

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

This SUPERB church crowns the beautiful piazza with the same name flanked by 2 of the most beautiful facades in Florence. The church with its wonderful decorations, peaceful atmosphere somewhat away from the main touristic circuit is a wonderful place to revel in the beauty of its stunning interiors, meditate and if so inclined, pray just few minutes away from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

This was the first church in Florence I went in where there were more religious people (in this case monks) than tourists. Having them walk around in their robes and sandals going about their daily business, whilst monk music (singing) was going on in the background made this feel more like a church should - a place for people dedicated... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We discovered it by an accident on our first trip to Florence when we were looking for directions somewhere. The person we asked for help asked if we have been to Chiesa Ognisanti; we said no, so she told us about Ghirlandaio's "Last Supper" fresco. We've been to Da Vinchi's "Last Supper" in Milan, but this this church stands out... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

I made three attempts to go and see this church to get inside but never found it open. It is very quaint from the outside but you need to get opening times to save yourself the journeys I did as it's a 10 minute walk outside of the main attractions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

In my opinion, Ghirlandaio, more than any other artist, symbolizes Florence at its peak. His work (and that of other masters) is on display here in this pretty church. His St. Jerome, on the left wall, is a fine example (note the spectacles on the table). However, in the cloister is Ghirlandaio's Last Supper. What a masterwork this is, with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Be careful with the visiting times but if you can visit this church and the burial place of Botticelli and of the Vespucci family. You will see also a beautiful Giotto Crucifix and two Ghirlandaio. However I was disappointed as the Last Supper of Ghirlandaio was closed and I could not see it.

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