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Chiesa di Ognissanti

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Address: Borgo Ognissanti 42, 50123, Florence, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 348 645 0390
09:00 - 12:30
16:00 - 19:45
Closed now
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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

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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Crowning jewel of the piazza with the same name

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 April 2016
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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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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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Menlo Park, CA
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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Famous church in Florence. Famous for works by Giotto as well as his last resting place. Don't miss the Last Supper fresco supposedly which inspired Leonardo's Last Supper..is near the cloisters

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Our hotel was quite a walk from city centre, but one nice thing in those situations is that if you take time and walk and wander, you do come upon some wonderful places and things. Chiesa di Ognissanti was one such place and looking at the outside, it was surprising to enter and see such beautiful works of art within.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

One of a number of Florence churches which are well worthwhile visiting and which are all within easy walking distance of each other. Added to this, if I remember correctly, it's free so those on a very tight budget who just want to see some examples of fine frescos might opt for this in preference to the more well known... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Very nice church with tomb of Boticelli. Interesting history with tombs of Vespucci tombs. Just another of the fascinating wonderful churches in Florence. Not always open so check the hours.

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