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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
A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.11
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
One of the most famous museums in the world and one of the main attractions not only Florence but also the whole of Italy.16
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
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
The magnificent building in the center of Florence, where Dante is often dropped in and which became home to the Jerusalem Brotherhood monks.15
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
Ponte Vecchio is the most unusual bridge of Florence. Expensive jewelry stores and the luxury Vasari Corridor are located here.4
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
Piazza della Signoria
Here, in the center of Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, the masterpieces of famous Italian sculptors are placed.5
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