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Church of Santa Maria Novella

Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 219257
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Dominican monastery that serves as a distinguished monument to the religious and artistic history of Florence, which features valuable examples of Florentine paintings from the 14th and 15th centuries..
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Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Santa Maria Novella has a interesting marble facade a most to see. Inside it has many different areas to see with beautiful details. It is located on the piazza of the same name

Thank mundosully
Reviewed 1 week ago

So lovely from the outside, but I did not go in.* The exterior is worth simply standing and appreciating. *I got tired, frankly, of figuring out lines and tickets and times and prices

Thank tressed
Reviewed 1 week ago

Florence has that many beautiful Churches & Basilicas it would take a month of Sundays to do them all justice ! Take the time to look through this one & you won't be disappointed and stroll through the Cloisters & the surrounding Piazza, lovely !

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the exterior is quite impressive and some people are put off by the 7.50 euro entrance fee, it is definitely worth it when you get inside. There are many elaborate and colourful paintings which are really vibrant in the church itself but continue around...More

Thank Donk1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to visit get earlier in the morning before it opens, i guess around 10:00 am or visit during the late afternoon time, inside beautiful church with some great artworks

Thank Francis V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this church on our last morning in Florence when we had an hour or so to spare. We didn't really have high expectations of what we might see there but we were blown away by the quality of the riches on show there....More

Thank frankjordan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately by the time we went to this venue there was a service so didn't enter, however this will be our first port of call when next in Florence

Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must visit this beautiful Gothic church which is just a short walk from Florence train station. The exterior is absolutely stunning and inside there's so much to see including altars, paintings, a cloister and a chapel. We really enjoyed walking round immensely as you...More

Thank Jo K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church was one of my favorite Italian churches. It contains a Masaccio Crucifix painting that is credited with creating the 3-D perspective in painting. It also contains a famous crucifix by Giotto. The cloister provides a welcome respite from the crowds. Near the church...More

Thank 507adventurelover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely serene church with graceful architecture and incredible history. Just loved it. If possible, read up a bit about its extensive history before going. It is also the scene of the worlds oldest herbal pharmacy and perfumery, still making ancient remedies. Dreamy.

Thank GAxtens
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Cindy G
22 July 2016|
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Response from Nomadtourist37 | Reviewed this property |
Men can wear shorts in the church, and photographs without flash are allowed
Cathy D
10 July 2016|
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Response from Jay Y | Reviewed this property |
You can just buy the tickets on the site. There is usually no line at all!