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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
The magnificent building in the center of Florence, where Dante is often dropped in and which became home to the Jerusalem Brotherhood monks.15
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4
Secret corridor leading from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens, the famous and closed to ordinary visitors attraction.5
Basilica of Santa Croce
Located in the heart of Florence, it is the most beautiful and spectacular Franciscan church, and many famous Italians are buried here.7
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
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
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
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
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
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
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