Santa Maria Maddalena Church Anghiari

The Santa Maria Maddalena Church in Anghiari was built between the 17th and 18th centuries. The sanctuary is now incorporated into a large complex. The main attraction is the ceiling painting from the 17th century.

Santa Maria Maddalena Church Anghiari

Useful information

Address: Corso Giacomo Matteotti, Anghiari. Opening hours: Not known. Entrance: Free.

History and description

Santa Maria Maddalena Church Anghiari (entrance)

The Santa Maria Maddalena Chapel was built between 1637 and 1746.

The fa├žade is hardly noticeable, as the little church is incorporated into a block of houses in the 14th century Ruga di San Martino. (The Ruga di San Martino is now called Corso Giacomo Matteotti.)

Before the church was built, there was a hospital for homeless people dedicated to San Martino on the site.

The year 1639 is incised on the wooden portal. A simple iron cross can be seen above this portal.

The interior consists of one nave with two cross vaults.

The decorations consist of late Baroque plasterwork and a ceiling painting depicting the “Appearance of Christ to Magdalene.” The artist was an anonymous Tuscan painter.

A double portico surrounds the courtyard of the complex.

Santa Maria Maddalena Church Anghiari