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Piazza Santa Croce

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This was a great place to visit with so much space and things to do such as scenery, shopping, food, and everything that Florence has to offer. The food and prices good. It is... read more

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Medford, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
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This was a great place to visit with so much space and things to do such as scenery, shopping, food, and everything that Florence has to offer. The food and prices good. It is worth a visit.

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice little shopping area, but would advise that starting in June, the square will be taken over by some football function and this will impact getting around.

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sitting under umbrella in the sun and looking at People and scenery is really Nice. Not too crowded. GoodfFood well worth its value. Highly recommended.

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Kew Gardens, New York
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful space with so many things to do. Enjoy the heart of Florence, watch how people mingle, kiss, kids play, it's like getting a taste of daily Florence life.It's so nice just to be there and grab something to eat or snack . It is less crowded than around Piazza del Duomo, Great view of Santa Croce.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place to be to have a drink and some food (aperitivo). Also some great clubs around that open later on. Always the number one destination for locals and travellers alike (could spend an hour writing about all the stories that happened here).

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Canada & Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All it is is a square but compared to others in Florence it is less crowded (we even found a bench to sit on) and more a feeling of openness due to its size and the fact that the only imposing building surrounding it is the church. Although it has stores and restaurants around it, it can still be a... More 

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Channel Islands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This piazza we managed upon quite a few times as we found a particular restaurant that we both enjoyed either eating inside or outside watching various groups of people walk by, plenty of seating areas in the piazza.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is called the Palazzo Antellesi. They play soccer on the hard ground in the square. I've also ice skated on that square. My favorite church, Santa Croce, is a hundred feet away. An old man drew photos of Florence outdoors on the sidewalk. I bought several of them over the years and had them nicely framed. Dad died over... More 

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Martinez, Georgia, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Open area, clean. Small market area. There are restaurants and shops. They were setting up for some type of event for the next day. Unfortunately we left the next day

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This large Piazza is dominated by the Basilica of Santa Croce at its eastern end, the largest Franciscan church in the world. But there are a couple of interesting palazzos on the other edges of the square, most noticeably Palazzo Cocchi-Serristori at the west end and Palazzo dell'Antella with its San Giovanni frescos. Surrounded by shops and restaurants it’s a... More 

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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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