The cathedral complex, including the Baptistery and Giotto's Campanile, is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site covering the historic centre of Florence. CHURCH OF ORSANMICHELE Orsanmichele is a church in the Italian city of Florence. The building was constructed on the site of the kitchen garden of the monastery of San Michele, now gone.
It was a colonia, a settlement for retired soldiers and it was called Florentia. The new town flourished and grew under Roman rule.