This is a wonderful quiet sanctuary in Florence. It was right around the corner from my hotel. Definitely worth a visit if you enjoy peace and tranquility. Each monk's cell has a painting.
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My wife and I visited here a few days ago. The frescoes were great and I really enjoyed seeing the old manuscripts. When we visited there weren’t many other visitors, which was a big plus since we had just been to the nearby, and very...More
Fra. Angelico Frescoes are quite sublime and for me this ranks as the most moving place in Florence.The individual monk's cells with their single Frescoes constitute a serene religious experience for the viewer
Delightfully devoid of tons of people. Beautiful frescoes, not to be missed. Fra Angelico was a master. Enjoy the cloister and courtyard.
..albeit with a fresco by an old master in every cel!l Next to the Basilica di St Marco this has been both a monastery & convent at different times and is intact giving a good overview of the monastic life. Worth looking in every cell,...More
This was a special treat ... in out of the rain to begin with ... but with quiet and peace at its heart.
I will add my voice to those of many other reviewers to say that this is one of the most incredible places I have visited in Italy! It's so wonderful to see Fra Angelico's beautiful frescos in their original situations and the place has retained...More
As David Hewson said in his book, The Flood, "Marvel at its beauty because it is... the most beautiful place in all this grim city." (Although I disagree with the "grim city" part!) Fra Angelico's Annunciation can't be missed. The cell frescoes are well-preserved and...More
We had read/heard so much about the San Marco museum, before visiting for the first time in early August, but nothing prepares you for the astounding beauty of these frescos, especially the sight of the Annunciation by Fra Angelico as you walk up the steps...More
A fantastic place to visit. Not busy. No lines and amazing architecture and frescoes. Wonderful and not expensive to enter.