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Located in the heart of Florence, it is the most beautiful and spectacular Franciscan church, and many famous Italians are buried here.
Basilica of Santa Croce is located on Piazza Santa Croce and is considered to be one of the largest European pantheons. Michelangelo, Galileo, Rossini, Guglielmo Marconi and Niccolo Machiavelli are buried here. And the empty tomb of Dante Alighieri is also placed in this church.
Inside the church looks like a museum with frescoes, Donatello's altar and Statue of Poetry, which inspired the creator of the Statue of Liberty in New York.
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Basilica of Santa Croce on the mapLocation: Piazza di Santa Croce, 16
9:30 am till 5:30 pm
More places to visit in Florence
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4
Piazza del Duomo
The city's main square, where in one place gathered luxury buildings of Florence, and where always you can see crowds of travelers.24
Flea market on Piazza dei Ciompi
In the working class corner of Florence lies the flea market, where many people sell the antiques, and where not only local, but also travelers come to by something unique.7
Pergola Theatre was built by Medici family, was the first opera house of the world, and still amazes all visitors for its acoustics.9
National Museum of Bargello
Palace, that was once the seat of city government, prison and place of execution, is now a national museum, which contains sculptures by Michelangelo, Donatello and others.7
The place with the most beautiful view of the city, where you will see a copy of the statue of David, and where you can make stunning photos of Florence.17
A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.11
Palazzo Vecchio is a luxurious building in Piazza della Signoria, the clock tower of this palace reminiscent the home of fairytale characters.6
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella
In this church, whose facade visually stands out among other buildings in Florence, begins the novel of Boccaccio "The Decameron".7
Palazzo Pitti is the magnificent building in the center of Florence, whose simple and austere architectural forms give it the image of an ancient castle or fortress.3
Santa Margherita de' Cerchi
This church is known as the place where married Dante and where is buried Beatrice, at the tomb of whom all left messages for help.12