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Piazza Santa Croce

| Piazza Santa Croce, Florence, Italy
+39 055 210804
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“nice square” (11 reviews)
| Piazza Santa Croce, Florence, Italy
Santa Croce
+39 055 210804
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The focus should be the Basilica but the Square is a great place to relax a little, take pictures of the Basilica, perhaps buys something from a local artist, get coffee or lunch.

Thank makklo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a day excursion in December from our cruise ship Viking Star docked in Livorno we took the 90-minute bus ride to Florence. As our tour guide pointed out, this was “a day in Florence” NOT “Florence in a day”! Many of the historic sites...More

Thank xygb7dklt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It looked wonderful. The square was filled with tons of venders. Unfortunately it was raining quite heavily when we got to the square. We ducked into a leather goods shop to get out of the rain. Met a wonderful couple that ran the shop and...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps this is just a seasonal thing. But if you're in the area in Dec 2017 this is worth going. There interesting street foods and things to shop. We had a Rosti with cheese and ham, then some goulash with sauerkraut. Nice!

Thank World_of_JT
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We sat in this Piazza while looking at Santa Croce Church. The square had a little Flea Market going on with food, souvenirs, etc. A nice place to relax, eat and people watch while in Florence.

Thank Marvin C
Reviewed 3 December 2017

A quaint stop off point. Pizza, ice Cream and every kind of drink you may be looking for. If you happen to walk by, I am sure you will pause.

Thank Viraf P
Reviewed 3 December 2017

With the beautiful Basilica as the backdrop this large Piazza is good but with a bit of shade & seating (not just the restaurants) it would be perfect ! We sat on the Church steps with many others , had a cold drink and watched...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Wonderful place to relax or stroll depending on your mood. Shops surround the piazza where you can buy cheap souvenirs or expensive gold jewelry.

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Always a pleasure to visit Santa Croce. The piazza is beautiful in the late afternoon, or after dark, when the acoustics are those that are particular to more intimate Italian piazzas. There were some ruffian youths one afternoon we came and they kept coming up...More

Thank seventydegrees
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Plain boring piazza with some stalls here are there and the only reason you should visit this place is to go for the Santa Croce church which is a real beauty

Thank Aayush K
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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Martin A
7 April 2017|
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Response from Rumpenstilskin | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There's a Taxi stand just in front of the square. But it's only a five to seven minute walk.