Demidoff Chapel of San Donato

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Template:Infobox religious building The Cappella Demidoff di San Donato, or Demidoff Chapel of San Donato, is today host of the Church of Christ in Florence, found on via San Donato. The church was formerly the private chapel of the Villa San Donato, that was built by the rich Russian noble, Anatoly Nikolaievich Demidov, 1st Prince of San Donato. It hosted a Russian Orthodox rites. The chaple recalls both the Pantheon in Rome, with its central oculus, and the villa Caprarola by Andrea Palladio. The entrance has a classical Pronaos. The villa is in a dilapidated state.

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  • Translated from Italian Wikipedia.