Shore Excursions From Livorno: Florence Cathedral Catacombs

© 2014 Ralph Grizzle
Underground at the Florence Cathedral in the crypt of Santa Reparata. © 2014 Ralph Grizzle

Underneath the Florence Cathedral, you’ll see a grand mosaic that paved the floor of a basilica that predated the Florence Cathedral. The crypt of Santa Reparata features fascinating artifacts that provide tangible evidence of early Christianity in Florence. Among the crypt’s most significant features is a peacock symbolizing immortality, which amazingly survived centuries completely intact.

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