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In this church, whose facade visually stands out among other buildings in Florence, begins the novel of Boccaccio "The Decameron".
Church of Santa Maria Novella is located in the eponymous square near the train station.
Its facade is decorated with squares of black and white marble what distinguishes it among other urban buildings. Santa Maria Novella was built by Dominican monks, and the best Italian architects decorated it.
Inside the cathedral you can see the frescoes, dating from the 14th and 15th centuries, sumptuous altars and chapels, behind the cathedral the cloister courtyard is located, whose walls are painted by hands of Italian painters.
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Basilica of Santa Maria Novella on the mapLocation: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella
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More places to visit in Florence
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
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
A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.11
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
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
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
Palazzo Vecchio is a luxurious building in Piazza della Signoria, the clock tower of this palace reminiscent the home of fairytale characters.6
Luxury gate on the south side of Florence, that opens the way to Rome, next to which is the entrance to the Boboli Gardens.9
Great sample landscape park, which became the prototype of the park of Versailles, and a favorite place of Fyodor Dostoevsky.29
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
Pergola Theatre was built by Medici family, was the first opera house of the world, and still amazes all visitors for its acoustics.9