In the second half of the 14th century, through the initiative of Giovanni di Paolo Rucellai, distinguished member of the family giving patronage to the main chapel of the church, brought to light a side chapel – the first, on the west side of the church – one of the “wonders” of the florentine renaissance, the tomb of the Holy Sepulcher, a jewel of Leon Battista Alberti. The tomb of the sepulcher was located in the first chapel on the left side of the church and connected with the main nave by means of an elegant triforio formed by two sleek corinthian columns surmounted by a beaded frieze.
Wednesday and Thursday: from 18:30 to 22:30
Last admission at 22
Sunday: from 10 to 19
Last admission at 18:30
Entrance for up to 8 people every 30 minutes
In August 2020 the Rucellai Chapel is open only on Sundays.
Other days and times by reservation
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