Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, Florence

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Church and Museum of Orsanmichele is known for the sculptures of saints by the various guilds of Florence, distributed throughout the church. View the timeline of the sculptures, created between 1340 and 1602, to appreciate the shift from Gothic to Renaissance art. Artists, such as Donatello, Ghiberti, Brunelleschi, and Giambologna, created the pieces. Read about the history of the church as a 14th-century grain hall and how it was converted into a place of worship later on. You can tour the museum on the second floor, or make your way to the top, where a viewing room gives you a 360-degree look at Firenze. Make Church and Museum of Orsanmichele a part of your Florence vacation plans using our Florence trip itinerary website.
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  • A lot of stairs to climb to get to the top - but stunning views over the city so well worth the effort.  more »
  • We were on our way to Old Bridge when we saw some incredible renaissance period buildings. We entered the church and found it to be incredibly beautiful. Take time to look for all the guilds and...  more »
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  • This beautiful church was originally planned as a grain market in 1337. It's beautiful inside and outside, where we can find copies of statues made by famous artists like Donatello and Brunelleschi, among others. The originals are in museums.
  • Beautiful sculpture and sights on the high flour. Please donate =)
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