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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
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