Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
The Basilica of Santa Maria Novella is one of the largest churches of Florence. It is located northwest of the old part of the city near the railway station. Its facade boasts with different colorful marbles. Predominantly white and green, it was completed in 1470 by the Genoese, Leon Battista Alberti. Its wonderful facade is one of the most important works of the Italian Renaissance. The Basilica together with the square and adjoining buildings is impressive. There is also the Convent with its cloisters, which houses a museum with five different chapels.