While this is not as large as the Duomo, it is equally as spectacular. This Basilica still took my breath away.
About Basilica di Santa Croce
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Santa Croce soars to the heavens, drenching you in the light of its stained glass windows, giving you the expansive sense of the heavens. It's majestic. Don't miss the The Crucifix of Cimabue. It was damaged in the 1966 flood but remains an inspiring reminder...More
Wonderfully decorated church with tombs of Michaelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli and Marconi to name but a few. Two beautifully kept cloisters with the history of the church and religious icons in the side buildings There is also a leather factory/shop where you can watch items being...More
The facade was pretty beautiful but the inside left me speechless. As an book the inside is far greater than the outside. You can visit the cloisters, chapels and the main church which is covered by jaw-dropping frescoes. Plus you can have a look at...More
this is a hidden jewel. the entrance is at the side of the church(entrance by ticket 6 euro's). All famous Italian people buried here. the world famous leather school is here also. this church is not crowded so very relaxe dfeel to stand a nd...More
Worth a visit though over-priced like a tourist site. Beautifully designed tombs for several of the greatest human beings in history. You may find the art work a bit limited but overall story and atmosphere were quite good. 1 of the tombs on the left...More
we didnt use a guide in Florence but all of our places to visit were recommend by our Angel Tours guide and this was one of them.we got student discounts which was helpful and we are so glad we did a visit, even the walk...More
A beautiful basilica and worth the small entry fee. See the tombs of Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Dante, Galileo, Marconi, Rossini, etc etc.
Lovely basilica that houses the many tombs of Italy's most brilliant minds. That's the only reason why I needed to see this basilica. Michelangelo, Galileo, Macchiavelli, and Rossini are buried in this basilica. their monuments are a sight to behold. A statue of Dante Alighieri...More
What a find, there is so much History in this one church, they are very strict about covering up and sell 1 euro cover ups when you buy your tickets, I had a summer dress on with straps and my daughter had shorts on and...More