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Basilica di Santa Croce
Florence Top 2 in Important Religious Institution

4.5/5
328 Reviews
Church
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Monday-Saturday 9:30-17:00, Sunday and other holy days (January 6, August 15, November 1, December 8) 14:00-17:00, ticket office 17 :00 is closed.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-3 hours
Address: Piazza Santa Croce, 16 - 50122 Florence
Phone: +39-55-2466105

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The Basilica of Santa Croce is a Franciscan Church, and some say that St. Francis, himself, was involved in the construction process. Construction of this Church began in the late 13th century and the Church was finally consecrated by the Pope in the early 15th century. I was overwhelmed by the splendor and beauty of this Church. How many Churches have you visited that had the frescoes of the great Giotto, or the reliefs of Donatello?! While in Firenze, this Church should be on everyone's bucket list to visit.

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  • Newmilton1
    Newmilton1
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    Bit pricy

    A beautiful building overall but bit pricy to go in as basically only tombs to see which can be done in 10min

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  • LanzoFlyer
    LanzoFlyer
    London, United Kingdom
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    Grave yard...

    Basilica is another basilica.. Walk round the back to the grave yard. It's fascinating and massive!! Mausoleum after mausoleum. Some old some new but 100's of them. This place had a strange atmospher...

    Reviewed on /Date(1602545952000+0800)/
  • BackPacker800547
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    Stunning significant church

    Stunning church in a great square, with loads of monumental architecture and superb statues. Worth visiting to pay respects to some great Italians

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  • Mike R
    Mike R
    Colchester, UK
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    Essential part of the Florence itinerary

    A chance to pay homage to the tombs and intricate memorials to some very famous people including Machiavelli, Galileo (and probably his daughter) and Michelangelo (though he would probably be horrifi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1600810746000+0800)/
  • GeraldR831
    GeraldR831
    Newquay, United Kingdom
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    Homage to Michelangelo

    It was our privilege to pay homage to Michelangelo on our visit to Santa Croce, which we do every time we visit Firenze. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and found that the management of visitor number...

    Reviewed on /Date(1599970269000+0800)/

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Introduction

Located in Piazza Santa Croce, the Basilica of Santa Croce is decorated with masterpieces by art masters and is a quintessence of Renaissance architecture and art. The exit of the Basilica di Santa Croce is located on the facade of the church. There are many handicraft shops, restaurants and cafes in the surrounding area. There are also various performances and entertainment activities in the square. You may wish to take a stroll around.
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