Basilica And Museum Of San Marco
Piazza San Marco
Recommended - Churches.
Museums & Galleries - Art / Music / Theater.
The Basilica and Museum of San Marco houses many important works, including ‘The Annunciation of the Virgin’ by Fra Angelico (1440). The Basilica was founded in the 13th century by the Silvestrine order of monks, and later boasted Savonarola as it’s prior. Visitors enter via the richly decorated Chiostro di Sant’Antonio cloister, adorned with frescoes by Florentine artists.