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  • Photo of Ognissanti
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  • Photo of Ognissanti
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Meaning All Saints, Ognissanti was a 13th Century Franciscan church which was redesigned in the Baroque style in the 17th Century, also when a facade by Matteo Nigetti was added, and it became one of Florence's most appreciated Baroque buildings.  Behind the facade is a collection of art that includes frescoes by Domenico Ghirlandaio and Botticelli - who was buried here.  The art is all around you, on the walls, on the roof, all over the naves...

Written by  H.T. Hallum.

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