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How to walk around Piazza Duomo in FlorenceHow to see the panorama of the city from the Boboli Gardens in FlorenceHow to have a picnic on the Piazzale Michelangelo in FlorenceHow to see the masterpieces in the Uffizi Gallery in FlorenceHow to try the Florentine steak in FlorenceHow to walk on the terraces of Rose Garden in FlorenceHow to climb the Giotto's Bell Tower in Florence36 things to doin Florence
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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
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
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
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
Dante Alighieri House Museum
Near the church of Santa Margherita the old house is located, and everything in it reminds us about its famous owner - Dante Alighieri.10
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
Great sample landscape park, which became the prototype of the park of Versailles, and a favorite place of Fyodor Dostoevsky.28
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
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
Once this park was only for famous people of Florence, but now it is a favorite place for walking among the locals and travelers.7
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
Pergola Theatre was built by Medici family, was the first opera house of the world, and still amazes all visitors for its acoustics.9
Giotto's Bell Tower
This bell tower is one of the four major structures on the Piazza Duomo in Florence and it offers a beautiful view of the city.12