Medici Chapels

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About Medici Chapels

The Medici Chapels stand as a solemn tribute to Florence's most powerful dynasty, the Medici. Nestled within the Basilica of San Lorenzo, these chapels are not just burial sites but a profound display of wealth, power, and artistic patronage. The New Sacristy, designed by Michelangelo, serves as the final resting place for Medici rulers, where marble and mortality dance in a silent, sombre ballet.

Visiting in the quiet of the morning allows for a reflective experience, as the chapels awaken with the first light. An admission fee grants access to this intimate encounter with history, where art and eternity meet.