There are at least 5 churches that are musts for any visit to Florence. The best were San Lorenzo, Santa Croce, The Duomo, San Miniato and Santa Maria Novella. There is world class art in these beautiful buildings and together they make for an incredible art history tour. Here is my opinion of my favorite, San Lorenzo.
San Lorenzo facade belies the treasures hidden inside. In fact, there is no facade. Michelangelo was commissioned to design and build it, but after arguing with the Pope about materials and angering his workers, who subsequently walked out on him, the project was dropped and never restarted. Once you step inside, however, you are transported back to the renaissance in all...Read More