Basilica of Santa Croce - Florence, Italy The neo-Gothic marble façade, by Nicolò Matas, dates from 1857-1863. A Jewish architect Niccolo Matas from Ancona, designed the church's 19th-century #neo-Gothic facade, working a prominent Star of David into the composition. (Photo by Beth Crain)
The Basilica di Santa Croce (Basilica of the Holy Cross). Year consecrated 1443. It is the burial place of some of the most illustrious Italians, such as Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, Foscolo, Gentile and Rossini, thus it is known also as the Temple of the Italian Glories (Tempio dell'Itale Glorie).
Capella Pazzi, Santa Croce (church), Florence (Firenze), Tuscany, Italy