Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella is one of the oldest pharmacies in the world.   Founded by Dominican friars shortly after 1221, the year of their arrivaI in Florence, the pharmacy used medicinal herbs grown in the monastic gardens to make medications, balms and pomades for the monks' infirmary.

Founded by Dominican friars in the pharmacy used medicinal herbs grown in the monastic gardens to make medications, balms and pomades for the monks' infirmary.

Santa María del Mar de Barcelona

Santa María del Mar church, Gothic Architecture in Barcelona

Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella: Everything made here is an all natural, hand-crafted work of olfactory art, instructed by aged artisanal recipes.

Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, Italy - Everything made here is an all natural, hand-crafted work of olfactory art, instructed by aged artisanal recipes.

Santa Maria delle Grazie | Milano, Italy - Built 1463-1497, The Last Supper wall painting by Leonardo da Vinci is here, but is available for limited viewings by visitors.

Italy's World Heritage Sites

Santa Maria delle Grazie is a church and Dominican convent in Milan, northern Italy, included in the UNESCO World Heritage sites list. The church contains the mural of The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, which is in the refectory of the convent.

Interior of Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome, one of the major churches of the Dominicans.

The Interior of Santa Maria sopra Minerva in Rome presents paintings to show what are the religions values and beliefs.

barcelona apartment style | Photos Surroundings Barcelona Born Design Santa Maria del Mar ...

Santa Maria del Mar in Barcelona is an example of a cathedral shaped in the "Bourges" shape that has no transept separating the nave and the sanctuary. Though not proven, the cathedral has claimed that it has the most slender columns in the world.

Leonardo da Vinci, "Il Cenacolo or The Last Supper" in the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan, Italy.

LEONARDO da Vinci The Refectory with the Last Supper after restoration 1498 - Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan

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