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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
Villa La Petraia
Located away from the city center, Villa La Petraia is one of the most beautiful buildings that belonged to the Medici family.6
Founded in the 18th century, this bakery quickly became popular among the bohemian audience because of an excellent cappuccino and a special atmosphere.5
Very cozy park where in the air are aromas of roses, the entire city can be viewed from the terraces, and walking on the paths you can see magnificent statues and fountains.6
The Rose Garden
Behind an inconspicuous gate hides wonderful creation of landscape designers of Florence, where are the scents of roses and citrus trees grow.13
The magnificent building in the center of Florence, where Dante is often dropped in and which became home to the Jerusalem Brotherhood monks.15
A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.11
Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella
In the old pharmacy, where also is located the museum, creams, lotions and perfumes, created according to ancient recipes are still sold.6
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4
Pergola Theatre was built by Medici family, was the first opera house of the world, and still amazes all visitors for its acoustics.9
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
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