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In the old pharmacy, where also is located the museum, creams, lotions and perfumes, created according to ancient recipes are still sold.
Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella is located near the central train station of Florence, you can recognize it on a blue sign. It was opened in 1612.
Crossing the threshold of the pharmacy, every visitor gets insinde special time machine: everything here is ancient.
Gorgeous stained glass work, the shelves with mysterious bottles and jars of unknown plants are kept inside the pharmacy .
Here you can buy as high-quality products for body care, and products made according to ancient recipes, including various oils, lotions and soaps. And you can find the famous fragrant water "Acqua di Colonia Santa Maria Novella", which was created by Dominican monks specially for Catherine de Medici here.
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Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella on the mapLocation: Via della Scala, 16
9 am till 8 pm
More places to visit in Florence
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
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
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
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
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.29
Secret corridor leading from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens, the famous and closed to ordinary visitors attraction.5
A small building in the Romanesque style is located near the Cathedral and is particularly noteworthy for its gate.11
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
Piazza della Signoria
Here, in the center of Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, the masterpieces of famous Italian sculptors are placed.5
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