Discover the beauty of Florence… a charming city characterized by a fascinating multicultural atmosphere for centuries, in the city you will find many places of worship belonging to different creeds, that will allow you to celebrate all sorts of religious weddings.
The splendid Great Synagogue of Florence, one of the largest synagogues in South-central Europe, was built between 1874 upon request of a member of the local Jewish community that wished a religious building worthy of the beauty of Florence.
The synagogue is an architectural masterpiece, where oriental motifs blend together with more typical Italian elements, thus creating a breathtaking, matchless setting for a romantic Jewish religious wedding in Florence. The overall design of the synagogue is reminiscent of the former basilica Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, while the Onion domes recall the Moorish architectural tradition. The interior areas of the synagogue are absolutely charming and will allow you to live incomparably beautiful and magic moments during your romantic wedding in Italy. We can suggest you also a couple of charming locations that will be absolutely perfect for a romantic outdoor Jewish wedding in Florence in a fabulous villa or castle of the city or its outskirts.
Considered as the capital city of Italian Renaissance, Florence has preserved up to the present day a cosmopolitan flavor and is a city where different cultures and faiths meet and live side by side. For this very reason in this charming city you will find many Orthodox churches where your romantic religious wedding in Florence will find its perfect setting.
One of the most charming is undoubtedly the romantic Orthodox Russian Church: requested by the Grand Duchess Marija Nicolajevna, daughter of Czar Nicholas I. The Grand Duchess wished that the members of the Russian community could have a suitable place of worship in Florence. The church was built between 1899 and 1903: the five charming Onion domes will give you the impression of having suddenly arrived to Russia, while the interior areas of the church are as charming and beautiful as its exteriors… Here you will find the perfect setting for a romantic Orthodox religious wedding in Florence without equals… The church reflects perfectly the architectonical style of northern Russian churches and is in fact divided between a “fresher” upper floor (the so called “summer church”) and a “winter lower floor”.
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