| The Church of SS. Apostoli
Address: Borgo SS. Apostoli
Begun in 1075, the church of the SS. Apostoli was a prototype
for many other Florentine churches with its archaic Roman forms.
Even though it is of modest size, the building has considerable
The interior is full of atmosphere with a fine painted timber
shed roof on compound piers which articulate the church into
On the third altar of the right aisle is a panel with the
Immaculate Conception by Giorgio Vasari (one of his best works).
The apse contains the tomb of the archibishop Antonio Altoviti
executed on design by G.B. Dosio (1574).
To be noted in the left aisle is a tabernacle by Andrea della
Robbia, the tomb of Donato Acciaioli (1339) of Pisan school, and
the tomb of Oddo Altoviti by Bernardo da Rovezzano (1507).