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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely place in Florence. Large place with many shops, If you are searching for leather products you can get it there! Also, Gold with special designs. Lot of restaurants & shops available!

Thank JenanJamal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Several years we had stayed in the Santa Croce area and it was an excellent choice: not noisy at night and the Piazza was so gorgeous in the morning before the tourist crowds’ invasion. This time, in May, we revisited one of our favorite piazzas...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in Florence for 4 months and this is my absolute favorite spot. The sunset can't be beat and it isn't crowded in the night.

Thank Jenna W
Reviewed 15 August 2018

A popular meeting place for tour groups this area is dominated by the Basilica at one end and flanked by shops and restaurants on either side. The Gold market and leather shops adorn the area as these are the main traditional markets of Florence, and...More

Thank Ray P
Reviewed 5 August 2018

A quieter Piazza in Florence, and it sounds as if the Basilica di Santa Croce would be well worth a visit as it houses the tombs of several famous Florentines. However, as I was on a whistle-stop tour I did not get the chance to...More

Thank yuki1234
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This place is magnificent in size surrounded by cafés and restaurants. There are many artist around painting. The piazza is dominated by the cathedral which is lovely and the place of rest of many of the notable figures of Florence well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Beautiful historical square in the center of the city. In the square stands the cathedral, where many famous Florentines are buried. The square is surrounded by ancient medieval houses, in which there are cafes and shops. Surprisingly quiet place, few people, few tourists, it's nice...More

Thank Dmitry16
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We can make the 10-minute trek from Piazza della Signoria east to Piazza Santa Croce, facing this neighborhood’s main landmark, the Church of Santa Croce. Along the way, effectively across the street from the old town is the Bargello, filling a former police station with...More

Thank Man on the Move V
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Wanted to get the best approach to the Santa Croce church but on reaching the square found it covered in sand and grandstands due to the imminent or recent playing of the ancient form of Florentine football. Such is life. No doubt a beautiful open...More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It's another piazza with a pretty basilica, and it is big and open. But there are prettier piazzas in Florence. This is just conveniently located on the way to the river. There are restaurants and shops here, too.

Thank Eileen P
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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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7 April 2017|
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Yes. There's a Taxi stand just in front of the square. But it's only a five to seven minute walk.
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