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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
Secret corridor leading from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti and the Boboli Gardens, the famous and closed to ordinary visitors attraction.5
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
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
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
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
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
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
Piazza della Signoria
Here, in the center of Florence, in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, the masterpieces of famous Italian sculptors are placed.5
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
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