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“Not to be missed”
Review of Museo di San Marco

Museo di San Marco
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Private Florence San Marco Museum Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry
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Florence Monday Museum Tour: Medici Chapels or San Marco Museum
Ranked #20 of 632 things to do in Florence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Opened to the public in 1869, this museum houses the largest collection of sacred art in Florence including a sweeping fresco by Giovanni Antonio Sogliani and a superb collection of works by Mariotto Albertinelli.
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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6 reviews
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“Not to be missed”
Reviewed December 7, 2012

We stumbled upon this gem and were very pleased. Got a sense of history while touring the monastery with the cells for monks and nuns with fragments of frescoes on each wall.

Visited October 2012
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San Jose, California
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“A must see, the Gates of Paradise are newly displayed in a beautiful glass box”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

The museum is not as busy as others, and has some beautiful treasures, apart from the Doors of Paradise, e.g. Maria Maddalena by Donatello and a stunning silver altar piece recently renovated

Visited September 2012
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Midlands UK
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“The Frescoes are Sublime”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

This museum is just a few metres from the "home of David " in the Academy. It is a wonderful building with cloisters and cells of the former convent. The construction of the building is fascinating in itself but the artwork in the individual cells is amazing. The quality of preservation is fabulous with vivid colours. This must be one of the best value visits in Florence and well worth an hour or two of anyone's time

Visited November 2012
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austria
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3 reviews
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“Fra Angelico”
Reviewed November 28, 2012

What a wonderful museam, probably one of my favorite. I loved seeing the Fra Angelico frescoes in real life. They were better than I had even anticipated.

Visited November 2012
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Palo Alto, California
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“Worth a visit”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

The frescoes here are amazing. But I was also taken by the calm, relaxing environment. Beautiful art and a peaceful spot to 'relax' a bit.

Visited December 2011
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