Santa Maria Novella Basilica: church of recreation

Santa Maria Novella Basilica: church of recreation

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Santa Maria Novella Basilica: church of recreation

‘Santa Marìa’ means ‘St Mary’, whereas ‘Novèlla’ means ‘new’ in old Italian, and the name likely refers to the fields and vineyards which were recreated, after a long period of neglect. Discover the fascinating history of Santa Maria Novella and explore its breathtaking decoration.


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A tour by

Samuela Marconcini

I am a licensed tour guide and an independent researcher, specialised in the history of the Jews in Italy. History is my passion, and to make it interesting for everybody is my mission: leading guided tours in a wonderful city like Florence.

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1. The Piazza

4 Stories

2. The façade

4 Stories

3. Entrance to the Church

3 Stories

4. The Holy Trinity by Masaccio

4 Stories

5. The Crucifix by Giotto

5 Stories

6. Bardi Chapel

5 Stories

7. Strozzi Chapel

3 Stories

8. Tornabuoni Chapel (or the Main Chapel)

4 Stories

9. Gondi Chapel

3 Stories

10. The Sacristy

3 Stories

11. The Cloister of the Dead

2 Stories

12. The Green Cloister

2 Stories

13. The Spanish Chapel (Chapter House)

5 Stories

14. The Ubriachi Chapel

2 Stories

15. The Refectory – First Section

3 Stories

16. The Refectory – Second Section

3 Stories

17. The Great Cloister

3 Stories

18. The Ancient Dormitory

2 Stories

19. The Old Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella

5 Stories