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Santa Margherita de' Cerchiin Florence, Italy

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This church is known as the place where married Dante and where is buried Beatrice, at the tomb of whom all left messages for help.
Santa Margherita de' Cerchi, Florence
Santa Margherita de' Cerchi is located next to the Dante's House Museum and considered it a "family church" - here he married and here is buried the love of his life, Beatrice.

The church was built in the 11th century, and in it you can feel the atmosphere of the Middle Ages. Inside it is not impressive, but inspires a special thrill everyone who enters it. Inside the church many paintings depicting the life of Dante, a large number of children's drawings.

At the grave of Beatrice is a basket in which all visitors put notes asking for help - who are looking for love, someone good luck in business, but one is sure that the wish will certainly come true.

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#16Leave a love note at the grave of Beatrice in FlorenceLeave a love note at the grave of BeatriceAbarrane

At the grave of beloved Dante left a note asking for help in love, and Beatrice will definitely help.

#24Visit the Church of Dante in FlorenceVisit the Church of Danteoddviser

Visit the Church of Dante near the Dante museum house where the world famous poet had a church marriage and where his beloved Beatrice rests.

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Location: Via Santa Margherita

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from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm

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