Mercato de San Lorenzo
Basilica di San Lorenzo
In 1425 Cosimo the Elder, who lived nearby, commissioned Brunelleschi to rebuild the basilica on this site, which dated to the 4th...
Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
Beyond the basilica ticket office lie peaceful cloisters framing a pretty garden with buxom orange trees. Stairs lead up to the loggia...
Nowhere is Medici conceit expressed so explicitly as in their mausoleum, the Medician Chapels. Sumptuously adorned with granite, the...
Casa del Vino
Locals keep popping in all day long for a nip or two from a limited but carefully selected list of daily pourings of Chianti at this...
The clientele at this rustic eatery tucked behind the stalls of the Mercato San Lorenzo includes large numbers of old Florentine men...
Lonely Planet review
Leather, clothing and jewellery of varying quality on and around Piazza San Lorenzo.