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Basilica di Santa Croce

Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence, Italy
+39 055 246 6105
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Santa Croce Basilica entrance ticket
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Entrance and Guided Tour of Santa Croce Basilica
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Uffizi, Accademia and Santa Croce Basilica Guided Tour
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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“buried here” (246 reviews)
“leather school” (197 reviews)
“beautiful church” (269 reviews)
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Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence, Italy
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"buried here"
in 246 reviews
"leather school"
in 197 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 269 reviews
"resting place"
in 102 reviews
"famous italians"
in 94 reviews
"galileo galilei"
in 66 reviews
"including michelangelo"
in 47 reviews
"westminster abbey"
in 37 reviews
"florence nightingale"
in 34 reviews
"statue of liberty"
in 33 reviews
"stained glass"
in 65 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 38 reviews
"leather goods"
in 49 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 33 reviews
"audio guide"
in 50 reviews
"take your time"
in 41 reviews
"awe inspiring"
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Reviewed yesterday

One of our last stops during our week in Florence. I almost did not do it. It was truly an amazing place. I think you have to see the restored "Last Supper"-even if not a religious person. This painting was almost destroyed in the catastrophic...More

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As this was started during the Gothic period and completed (mostly) during the Renaissance, Santa Croce has several different types of architecture. There are a few things under preservation (April, 2018 - altar), however there are many other moments (Galileo and Michelangelo's tombs for instance)...More

Thank bas0921
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want to see a piece of history and the final resting places of Michelangelo and Galileo this is worth the visit. Located on a nice Piazza with restaurants and shops it was joyful to go somewhere in Florence that was less crowded than...More

Thank Superoger
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We elected to visit this church over the noted Duomo. Having limited time, we believe that we made the right choice. While the Duomo has a magnificent exterior, the Basilica de Santa Croce still has a multi facet marble exterior although not on such a...More

Thank Della G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you have time and don’t mind paying EU 10, it’s ok to go visit. Otherwise, just skip it. There are many similar church, nothing really special.

Thank Junnie W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in and were so enthralled by the statues and paintings, as well as the architecture. Everything was beautiful! We also got to see someone restoring one of the paintings! It was fascinating! I highly recommend visiting! You can rent an audio tape that...More

Thank cpgz
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the most impressive church I have seen in Florence. Beautiful to look at and interesting, recommended over the Duomo.

Thank Smiffy25
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot to see here. That includes the architecture inside and out, the tombs of the likes of Machiavelli, Galileo and Michelangelo, the cloisters, the stained glass windows, the tombs in the floor, paintings , frescoes, the sixteen chapels painted by Giotto, the...More

Thank leonard m
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty to see and all areas were accessible (unlike the Duomo). Really imposing building. Some impressive folk buried here. The outside marble facade is spectacular especially at night.

Thank alexh2009
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this church. There was so much to see. So many memorials and tombs. Gorgeous floors, some with Barberini Bees, some with skulls. Beautiful sculptures, one was a model for American Statue of Liberty. The main altar and the stained glass windows behind it...More

Thank Joanne S
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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.
...More
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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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15 March 2018|
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Response from Gregory F | Reviewed this property |
No. You just need to go to the church. Sorry for the late response
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25 September 2017|
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Response from Ankalima | Reviewed this property |
It is open Monday - Saturday , incl shops, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm You can buy tickets on line but I am not permitted to put the link up here -just follow through from the church website on the internet
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