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Basilica di Santa Croce

Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence, Italy
+39 055 246 6105
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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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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed the beauty in this church as much or more than others. Tripadvisor forums alerted me not to miss this and I agree. It is full of beauty!

Thank eaglesnesttraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fascinating to see the tombs of such famous people. Gives you a real connection to the history. There's something about being in the same room where all these famous people are buried. So elaborate, and so much history. We LOVED coming here.

Thank Joe545454
Reviewed 4 days ago

A real must visit, it has everything, great statues, beautiful stain glass windows, frescoes by Giotto and numerous pieces of art. It houses the tombs of the famous, Dante, Michelangelo and Galileo, there are not enough words to explain this experience, just awesome

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our young teenager was denied entry because of an above the knee dress. We saw tweens and grown women being admitted in more revealing clothing. Admittance totally arbitrary depending on whims of hatchet faced prison guard on duty (we had already been sold tickets by...More

Thank MorningThoughts
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you had time to see 4 things in Florence, I would make this one of them. Don't miss the museum - it's fascinating.

Thank jac152
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of the highlights of Florence - it is jaw-dropingly good ! amazing statutes, works of art and the many, many magnificent tombs of the great and the good - almost culture overload but well, well worth it ! if there is one...More

Thank JOHN04LEEDS
Reviewed 5 days ago

Michelangelo has always been one of the most interesting characters in my life and of course since I am in Florence I wanted to pay homage at the grave site of this incredible historic figure SOOOOOO I am off to the Santa Croce Basilica. This...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can't get into Duomo then pop round to Santa Croce as it's worth a visit. Tombs of Dante, Michelangelo and Galileo are here and are quite impressive.

Thank josiejo2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We keep going back to this gem. It is great value at 8 euros for an adult ticket. The church itself is huge and impressive in size. The tombs of historical figures including Dante, Michelangelo and Galileo make it easy to spend quite a bit...More

Thank LouLou_and_Scottie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Basilica. I'm sure people say, once you've seen 1 Basilica, you've seen them all. No, each and every Basilica was so beautiful and incredible.

Thank Cindy H
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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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kamorg
23 June 2017|
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Response from sestiro | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain I did not go into the gift shop per se...but they probably sell it is my guess
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Sam P
6 June 2017|
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Response from Pmforster | Reviewed this property |
I noticed a few wheelchair ramps in the Basilica so I think the answer is 'yes'.
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