Church of San Marco

The church of San Marco is located in Piazza San Marco. You can reach it from the Duomo (cathedral) by taking Via de' Martelli and then directly Via Cavour which is located in its extension until you reach Piazza San Marco.

Address: Piazza San Marco

Times: every day from 7:00 am to 12:30 pm and from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Price : free of charge

This 13th century church, given to the Dominicans, was enlarged by Michelozzo in the 15th century along with the conventual complex, then by Giambologna in 1580.

The baroque fašade dates from the 18th century.

 

facade of the church of San Marco

 

The interior, with a single nave, has several chapels: the Salviati Chapel is dedicated to St. Antoninus of Florence. The reliquary sarcophagus containing his body is under the altar. Numerous paintings by Renaissance painters adorn the walls of the church.

 

Interior view of the church of San Marco

 

Fresco of the church of San Marco

 

The monuments of Florence