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Santa Croce Basilica entrance ticket
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Santa Croce Basilica entrance ticket
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This is the richest medieval church in Florence, which features frescoes by Giotto, a chapel by Brunelleschi and one of the finest of all early Renaissance tombs.
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Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely example of Renaissance religiosity with beautiful gardens attached. Th burial monuments to Michaelangelo and Dante as well as Galileo are within the cathedral.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AussieTraveller126
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Galileo and Michelangelo are entombed in this glorious cathedral, which might be enough, but the building is rich in history and should not be missed. We were lucky enough to be guided around by Umberto, one of the volunteers, and he was the highlight of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A church at the east side of Florence. At the side of the church you can see the statue of Dante. Inside of the church at the tombs of many famous Italian. Visit next to the church the school of leather, you can see infront...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yio2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

SAnta Croce is the burial place for the great and good in Florence. Michelangelo is buried in Santa Croce, as are Rossini, Machiavelli, and the Pisan-born Galileo Galilei. The original structure dates from 1212 when St. Francis of Assisi visited Florence, later with a group...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all the piazza in front of the Basilica was spacious and made for wonderful pictures. It is surrounded by places to shop and restaurants. The large piazza made it feel far less crowded than around the Duomo and easily within walking distance of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful Italian Gothic churches. It houses many tombs of famous Italian people among which Michelangelo, Machiavelli and Galileo. There are several beautifully decorated chapels, stained glass windows and painting inside and a (restored) pipe organ.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 8 euro entrance fee is well worth it. There was no queue when we visited. The section with frescoes was closed and there was some maintenance work going on in one corner of the basilica. Apart from the tombs of the famous personalities there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Voyager796835
Reviewed 1 week ago

This smaller site features famous tombs including Michelangelo and others. The cathedral itself is beautiful. There are many other museum pieces to see here as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Davanrn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church is worth a visit if only to see the tombs of Michaelangelo and Galileo. They are beautifully done with lovely frescoes behind them.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fireysunrise
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest Franciscan church in the world. It has sixteen chapels, many of them decorated with frescoes by Giotto and his pupils. Some very famous people were buried here like Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei and some have plaques here despite being buried elsewhere like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the
Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night.
Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and
artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the
Central National Library. As a hub for young people,
the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a
continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated
by songs and dances.
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9 September 2018|
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Response from TravelDaddy01 | Reviewed this property |
We had a Firenze card and walked right in with no reserved time. Highly recommend getting the card generally.
Renee R
8 May 2018|
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Response from Superoger | Reviewed this property |
We were ok with shopping bags
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28 March 2018|
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Response from Florian2313 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure when you ate going ..In January walked right in no wait no problem