Piazza Santa Trinita
50123 Florence, Italy
tel: +39 055 216 912
NileGuide Expert tip:
"Arrive in the morning where you can have the church to yourself to enjoy."
located near the Ponte Santa Trinita was founded in 1092. Santa Trinita has 20 chapels and most notably Sassetti Chapel. Domenico Ghirlandaio created frescoes dedicated to the life of St. Francis in the Sassetti Chapel. Many of the noble people of Florence were buried among the stones in Santa Trinita being on the richest street of Florence, Via Tornabuoni. Santa Trinita meaning "Holy Trinity" is spelled without the accent in the Florentine dialect. The stress is on the first vowel of 'trinita' instead of the last which is the common way. This church has a way of inspiring the creative side of a person. Having the most gorgeous frescoes all around the church and chapels, it is hard not to be impressed with the works of the greats.