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The church and convent of the Carmine in Florence were founded shortly after the middle of the thirteenth century, by a group of Carmelite monks from Pisa. In the church we find the Brancacci Chapel, a masterpiece known around the world for its...more
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Piazza del Carmine | Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine, 50124, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Go to visit this wonderful little "Cappella Sistina" in Tuscany and try to find Masaccio, Lippi and Botticelli and faces in the paints

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

We didn't have to wait to get in and walked around the internal open space which is very attractive then looked at the small ante room displaying frescoes of the last supper and a video of the Masacchio (and other) frescoes inside, with some explanation...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

This visit was at the insistence of my wife. I hadn't been aware of the place. There was no wait on a Saturday afternoon. The Adam and Eve frescoes I remembered from pictures. They were very impressive and can see why there were comparisons to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

The chapel is noted for its frescoes on The Life of St. Peter, mainly by the painter Masaccio. Two other painters, Masolino and Filippino Lippi, contributed some other panels. Very realistic and compelling. In a small room in the convent complex was a Last Supper...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Chapel is a part of Santa Maria del Carmine Church. You have to order tickets in advance for a specific day and hour, but during a low season, it is not so necessary. If you want to see also a church itself (not must!) and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

i got in (in october) without any waiting nor reservation and think the frescoes are the best of firenze/ More than elsewhere perhaps, you need to look at the details.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

According to my guide book, the artists involved (Masolino, Masaccio, and later Fippi) strongly influenced the Renaissance artists. This may well be true. It is beyond my art knowledge which is, admittedly, quite limited. The chapel is just a small part of the church which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KarenfromChicago
Reviewed October 15, 2018

This small chapel is inside the church of Santa Maria del Carmine although to view it has its' own entrance. It is possible to have an audio description together with a video describing each of the 12 frescoes which is important to listen to and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

This Capel hamster in the Renaissance. It is a beautifully done piece of art that starts with Adam and Eve takes you through the crucifixion of Saint Peter and more. It is well pretzels from the 1400.in spite of a fire in the church. This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Have seen the Academia, Uffizi Duomo complex, San Marco, and Hospital of the Innocents and this is my favorite. The frescoes are vibrant and interesting. Admission was 7 euros and I also got the audio guide with a screen. First time I did that and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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