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Florence: Reserved Entrance Ticket to the Medici Chapel

Florence: Reserved Entrance Ticket to the Medici Chapel

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See the grand, octagonal chapel of the Medici family in the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence with a pre-booked entrance ticket to the Medici Chapel. Marvel at the Mausoleum, with its large dome and lavish interior ornamented with marble.

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the tombs of the Medici family in the Basilica San Lorenzo
  • Discover a masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance by Michelangelo, the New Sacristy
  • Go to the Chapel of the Princes to see the mausoleum of the Medici grand-dukes
Full description
Travel back to the days of the Medici family on a self-guided tour of the Medici Chapel in the Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence. Enter the chapels, built as a mausoleum for the Medici family, and discover treasures such as the 16th-century New Sacristy ("Sagrestia Nuova"). Part of the vast San Lorenzo Basilica complex, the chapels were richly decorated to serve as the last resting place for members of one of the most important and powerful families of the Florentine Renaissance from the mid-15th century onwards. Admire the genius of Michelangelo’s craftsmanship at the New Sacristy. Designed for the tombs of Lorenzo and Giuliano de' Medici, its mix of architecture and sculpture is considered one of the great masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance.
Includes
  • Reserved entrance ticket to the Medici Chapel Museum in the Basilica San Lorenzo
  • Booking Fee
  • Guide
  • Audio guide (available at the entrance in English and Italian)

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Basilica San Lorenzo, Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini 6 (off Piazza di San Lorenzo, 9)

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  • Please note that the date and time slot you choose is binding once booked. You will be refused entry if you do not respect this allotted entry time
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 138 reviews

Review summary

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    4.3/5
  • Service
    3.9/5
  • Organization
    3.9/5

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When you finally get to the top of the Duomo, the view is one of the most spectacular things you’ll ever see. Our tour guide, Vanessa, was so knowledgeable, passionate and friendly. We got special access to a private terrace that was incredible. We knew we were going to be excited about the views and art inside the cathedral, but we were truly surprised at how much we learned in the museum portion of the tour. Don’t miss out on this!

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April 27, 2022

Although at first we had not booked it, then they recommended it to us, and we decided to book it, it is true that entering through the tombs and relics did not tell me much, but my goodness when we went up and went to the chapel, we were impressed. It is well worth a visit.

March 14, 2022

It is simply incredible, there are no words. How is it possible to work marble in such a way? They are like marquetry inlays, but in semi-precious stone and marble, incredible. The greatness of Michelangelo, a true genius, of painting, sculpture and architecture is present everywhere. If you want to understand how the marble was worked and how it is possible that with such basic techniques they were able to create such beauty and perfection, you have to see the museum of the "hard stone" where they explain the techniques and utensils used, to understand and understand so much merit. Of course the relics of the Chapel are incredible, but no less than the Medici tombs, especially that of Lorenzo "the magnificent" and his inseparable and beloved brother Guiliano, always together in life and after death, incredible history.

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September 29, 2021

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