Florentine Abbey

Local nameBadia Fiorentina
LocationFlorence, Italy

Founded in 978 by Willa, Marquess of Tuscany, the abbey is among the city's oldest institutions and is the oldest monastery in Florence. It boasts several notable artworks by Filippino Lippi including the outstanding painting called Apparition of the Virgin to St Bernard, which is one of his most celebrated works. The church also contains the tomb of Willa's son, Hugh, Margrave of Tuscany.

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Opening hours

Mon: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Admission

Admission to the church and the cloister is free.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badia_Fiorentina

Official website http://www.museumsinflorence.com/musei/Badia_Fiorentina.html

Address Via del Proconsolo, 50122 Florence, Italy

Coordinates 43°46'13.79" N 11°15'27.274" E

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