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Basilica di San Lorenzo

Piazza di San Lorenzo 9, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 216634
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Dating back to before 400 AD, this church is the oldest existing religious structure in the city.
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Piazza di San Lorenzo 9, 50123, Florence, Italy
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+39 055 216634
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We’d just been to San Marco and the Mercato Centrale so went in here, too. It’s ok; not perhaps as stunning as other sites in Florence but nevertheless has some impressive art works and is a calm and peaceful respite from the crowds outside. If...More

Thank JCC_ptk
Reviewed 4 days ago

Admission was included in our Firenze card. I was disappointed Michelangelo's Laurentian Library was not open. The guide said it should open in a month or so. A free guide is included in the price of admission. Inside the church are works by Brunelleschi and...More

2  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I spent an hour around the Basilica while visiting Florence, it was quiet interesting with some lovely pieces of sculptures to admire. Worth the small entry cost to see sculptures you will not fine any where else.

Thank billmoffat2005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The one thing over 200 visits to European churches has done is that it has made me appreciate the wealth and influence the Roman Catholic Church possessed from early Middle Ages to at least 1800's. This large church is no exception. Countless works of art...More

Thank Serviceprof
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Basillica di San Lorenzo is both inviting and very picturesque. The entry walls of paintings gently guide you towards the central nave with is furnishings and treatments. The beautiful carvings are intricate and stunning. There is a solemnity here and all within respect the...More

Thank Keilisi F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the many, many things that are must do while in Florence, suggest this one should be near the top of your list. The architecture, sculptures, paintings ... and if you give them a chance, the friendliness of the staff are all most memorable.

Thank TNTColorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the ticket cost to view the small gallery and the basilica, mostly because you get a free guided tour (audio plus video) on an iPad as you walk through! Pretty impressive since most famous cathedrals would charge extra. Really pretty and I feel like...More

Thank Leslie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Florence has the most beautiful churches, and you know which you should visit first. San Lorenzo has an amazing old look, which takes you back to that century. Inside, you can admire the huge paintings and the beauty of it. Is is not a must,...More

Thank AlinaSoareManucu
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Many of the Nardi family are buried here. After Chiesa S.Pier Scheraggio the family moved to Santa Croce, ten Santa Maria Novella ad finally to Basilica di San Lorenzo. The family were members of the Priori and Gondolfieri as they were leading Spice Merchants and...More

Thank Alisa B
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This basilica looks run down from the outside but inside the amazing wealth and patronage of the Medici family is obvious. It's absolutely stunning with beautiful renaissance paintings. The only issue I would have is that a dress code is strongly enforced, but there is...More

Thank IndianaDee
San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind
stalls with an array of products in one of the most
traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different
ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor
market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a
vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to
fall in love with this area and in particular, with
its variety of food, especially those focusing on
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4 September 2016|
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Response from Julien K | Reviewed this property |
I visited it in July so I'm pretty (although not 100%) sure I was wearing shorts (to the knees).
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