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Piazza Santo Spirito

Piazza Santo Spirito, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 238 2383
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Piazza Santo Spirito, 50125, Florence, Italy
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Look for the pizza places here, they're the best around. You'll often have to wait a little and share a table, but once that pizza arrives: you'll be thankful you have all of your senses to enjoy it.

Thank julianrossg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually we were not aware of the reputation of this square on the south side of the river before visiting and were actually here to visit the Church. But on exiting the church the laid back nature of this square was easy to feel. Perhaps...More

Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like most piazzas in Florence this one is surrounded by restaurants and shops, very nice surroundings with a nice Church (Santo Spirito) in the piazza. This famous Church has very famous art pieces inside, the piazza is fairly small and it is al little hidden,...More

Thank Francisco A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a famous church in the piazza, but its real beauty is in the people that visit it. There are several great restaurants where you can sit outside and people watch. Tons of locals come to walk their dogs, kids come to play, and...More

Thank Joe Y
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had been to,d by everyone we could visit this church anytime, free of charge. The day we arrived, we thought we would go on across the Ponte avec bio to the Palazzo Oitti and this church and the Chappelle Brancacchi. Pit to had a...More

Thank LMSkankey
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Santo Spirito is a great place to go for aperitivo or dinner. Several good restaurants surround the square.

Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A nice place to dine solo, unpretentious and also frequented by locals. There are quite a few options of bars and trattorias and the locals are trendy and fashionable, so a good "people watching" spot.

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great restaurants and not nearly as crowded as many other piazzas. Since it's a few minute walk away from the Duomo area it's less crowded. Food prices are also less expensive. It's located near the Pizzi Palace and the Boboli Gardens

1  Thank Marci H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We stayed near here, so this was our village. Good restaurants, daily fruit and veg market. Busy but not knock-you-over busy. Consider staying, visiting in the area across the Arno.

1  Thank JimandCarla
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This was such a respite from crowds every where. It was a very peaceful plaza with a beautiful church. I truly enjoyed this piazza. There are stores and restaurants close by but they don't feel intrusive as the do in some of the other piazzas.

1  Thank 1991KEB
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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great
company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo
Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour.
Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the
staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and
they cannot help but stare at the architectural
masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello
Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria
...More
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lkrown
I'm staying to Florence for three nights in May. I love arty, local, a little bohemian atmosphere and going to rent an airbnb and hang out like a local. IThinking of SAnto Spirito or St Niccolo areas? Any thoughts if this is too far from the main areas. I plan to take a train to Lucca one day.
18 January 2016|
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Response from MelVinRos |
Santa Spirito is not far from the main areas. At Santa Spirito you can find a good mix of locals and tourists. There are great restaurants over there. On certain days there is also a market. We loved the atmosphere there.
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Debbie P
What time on Sunday would you say is the best to get there? Thanks, Debbie
14 June 2015|
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