Michelangelo and Santa Croce Private Tour

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Visit Michelangelo;s house and the burial place and soak-up the brilliance of the Renaissance. This private tour provides 3 hours full of history regarding the most Florence's most important and legendary figure.

Highlights

  • Visit the Basilica of Santa Croce, the largest Franciscan church in the world
  • Admire spectacular artwork by Michelangelo
  • Learn all about the life of one of Florence's most renowned figures with a private guide

Description

Get to know Michelangelo, considered the greatest living artist of time and the most famous Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance. Along with his influence on the the development of Western art. Visit the Basilica of Santa Croce, the largest Franciscan Church in the world, situated in Santa Croce Square in Florence. It was built by Arnolfo di Cambio over a pre-existing church. Here you will find the Bardi and Peruzzi Chapels with frescoes by important Florentine artist Giotto, the Sacresty and the Pazzi Chapel by Filippo Brunelleschi. The tour helps you to get to know lots of history and facts about the life of Michelangelo, his passion and his inspiring grandeur that many artists tried to copy.  The tour continues to the museum, the House of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Here you can find famous works like 'Madonna of the Stairs' and 'Battle of the Centaurs' by the young Michelangelo, testifying his love for the Greek and Roman Art. Moreover, you will also find the wooden model for the marble facade of  the Church San Lorenzo and the model for the chariot transporting David from Piazza della Signoria to the Accademia Gallery in 1873.

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Professional, private, local tour guide Entrance tickets

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