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Basilica of Santa Maria Novellain Florence, Italy

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In this church, whose facade visually stands out among other buildings in Florence, begins the novel of Boccaccio "The Decameron".
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, Florence
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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#25Look at the frescoes in the church of Santa Maria Novella in FlorenceLook at the frescoes in the church of Santa Maria Novellaoddviser

In the church, which facade looks more like the mosque amazingly beautiful frescoes are hidden.

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Location: Piazza di Santa Maria Novella

Open hours

9 am - 5 pm

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