From Santa Maria Novella to San Lorenzo
Lecture no. 23 from the course: The Guide to Essential Italy
Taught by Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Continuing at Santa Maria Novella, view the superlative frescoes of the Green Cloister and the Spanish Chapel. Visit Europe’s oldest operating pharmacy, founded in the 12th century, followed by the Medici Fortezza da Basso fortress, en route to the Basilica of San Lorenzo, whose Old Sacristy is a masterwork of Brunelleschi’s geometric design.