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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.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence, Italy
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If you have the time, add this church to your tour list. Like the other big churches in Florence it has plenty of art pieces and religious appeal that make it fascinating. Gallileo, Machiavelli, Rossini, and Michelangelo's tombs are in this church. There is also...More

Thank thetravellingkrogs
Reviewed 2 days ago

Be sure to see this but go behind the church to the Leather school, in the former monastery to enter. You can buy a ticket and enter sans lines and crowd. You will enter where most tours, self led or guided, end so just walk...More

Thank Rowland45
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is probably the best church to visit in Florence. This is partly because it contains numerous tombs of iconic Italians such as MichaelAngelo and Galileo. The frescos and other parts of this beautiful church are well worth the time. It’s also quieter and less...More

Thank dd21
Reviewed 3 days ago

When we were in Florence a few years ago it was closed for repairs. When we had a 1 1/2 day stop in Florence this was the first place I wanted to visit. There was no line and we walked right in. It was worth...More

Thank BluePhantom
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A fantastic place, full of history, brilliant architecture. One of the highlights of our trip. The graves of great people took our breathes. A must see.

Thank 87saharg
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very ornate church/monastery, with a statue of Dante Aleghieri looking down at you on the outside. A very good couple of hours' stroll around. Cloisters, illustrations galore, very famous people buried inside.

Thank Stilton54
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the most beautiful and the historic location of graves of some of the most famous names of 500 years ago. We lined up for its opening thinking we may miss the opportunity to get in otherwise.

Thank GrandPenguins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church has graves of many famous Italians, including Galileo, DaVinci, Michelangelo, Machiavelli and 800 year old works of art. We had no wait to get in. Not being Catholic, our interest was historical only. Be sure to dress appropriately. There are signs indicating what...More

Thank Bill j
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful church and well worth a visit. We went roughly when it opened (10 I think) and lined up for tickets. Gorgeous.

Thank Betsy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not on our list but discovered the church on our walk to the other sites. We took advantage of the FREE tour offered by an art intern and it was wonderful. She was very knowledgeable about the church and the art. We didn't...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.
...More
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katestravels8
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.
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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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Paul T
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
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