Sunday, July 19, 2009
Firenze, day 2: Santa Croce
Interior courtyard behind Santa Croce
Various funerary monuments and tombs
Artwork in the Medici chapel
Private Medici chapel
Part of the robes of St. Francis of Assisi
Transept of Santa Croce
I freschi di Giotto!
Tour group looking at the frescos in the little chapels, just like in "A Room with a View"
Monument to Dante
Santa Croce is full of amazing paintings, statues, reliquaries, etc. It also has the tombs of Donatello, Michelangelo and Galileo, among others. The outdoor courtyard is gorgeous, too, and there's an art museum and a leather workshop in the complex as well.