San Miniato Basilica Celebrates 1000th Anniversary with Restoration of 15th c. Chapel thanks to support of Friends of Florence

Florence, Italy…The basilica of San Miniato al Monte, a Romanesque masterpiece established a thousand years ago as a basilica by Bishop Ildebrando, celebrates its millennial anniversary with the meticulous restoration of its Chapel of the Crucifix. The project was funded by the Friends of Florence, a nonprofit devoted to cultural heritage preservation in Florence, Italy. Friends of Florence celebrates its 20th anniversary this year having funded hundreds of restoration projects in Florence and the Tuscan region thus far.

Photo credit: Antonio Quattrone