Basilica di San Lorenzo - Attraction Guide to Florence

Florence - Florence, Italy attractions guide Florence Basilica di San Lorenzo, Church information about attractions, open hours, admission charges, facade, Donatello bronze pulpits, chapels, Michelangelo staircase, Laurenziana Library, Medici Chapels, palazzos, central market, location and address, general tourist information about Basilica San Lorenzo in Florence (Firenze) area, Tuscany, Italy (Italia) IT - Last updated 30/10/2012.

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Basilica di San Lorenzo

Piazza San Lorenzo
Florence (Firenze)
Tuscany (Toscana)
Italy IT (Italia)

The Basilica di San Lorenzo was designed and constructed by Brunelleschi between 1419 and 1469. Florence's San Lorenzo Basilica is widely regarded as one of the purest Renaissance churches in Florence and was the very first church in this style to be built in Florence.

The eastern facade of Florence's Basilica di San Lorenzo has no decoration and the antique brickwork is clearly visible, although inside there is plenty to admire. Attractions at the Basilica di San Lorenzo, in Florence, include bronze pulpits designed by Donatello, who is buried in one of the chapels, a simply stunning staircase built by Michelangelo in the Laurenziana Library and the richly decorated Medici Chapels.

Other attractions nearby Florence's Basilica di San Lorenzo include a number of atmospheric palazzos with interior courtyards, and also a popular central market.

Open: daily - 08:30 to 18:30
Closed: 1st, 3rd and 5th Monday of each month
Admission: charge

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Basilica di San Lorenzo

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Boboli Gardens

Campanile di Giotto

Cappella Brancacci

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Fondazione Romano nel Cenacolo di Santo Spirito

Fortezza da Basso

Giardino dei Semplici (nearby)

Palazzo dei Congressi

Palazzo Medici-Riccardi

Palazzo Pitti

Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Vecchio

Piazza del Signoria

Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge)

San Lorenzo Gardens

Santa Maria Novella

Stazione Centrale

Teatro Comunale (City Theatre)

Fiesole (nearby)

Medici Villas (nearby)

Mugello Region (nearby)

Prato (nearby)

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