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Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella

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Address: Corso Rinascimento, 47, Rome, Italy
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:30
Fri 11:00 - 17:30
Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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The magic potion worked

Cold rainy day in Florence and I had a severe sinus headache and non stop cough. Don't ask me what was in the drink they made especially for me. But, it worked within an hour

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Michele C
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Cold rainy day in Florence and I had a severe sinus headache and non stop cough. Don't ask me what was in the drink they made especially for me. But, it worked within an hour

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

Love this shop formany years, we had one in Antwerpen before , bud closed , pitty enough . So during my trips in Venice Florence or Rome , i always do my shoppinglist in Santa Maria Novella

1 Thank DannyR2
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Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

First, I went into here only because I needed my soaps. If I could purchase them online trust me I so would. It's hysterical the staff working. I understand that most of the clientele are "upper crust" I get it really I do but really? Do I look like I care if the pack of 3 soaps cost more in... More 

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Reviewed 17 October 2014

A lot of the reviews on here appear to be for the original pharmacy in Florence, which is a completely different experience from the SMN location on Corso Rinascimento in Rome. Of course, the product is the same, but this is modern shop, not the original apothecary started in 1612 in Florence, which is still operating from its original location.... More 

1 Thank Belgo96
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

This is a very interesting pharmacy being that it dates back to 1612 and belonged to the church of Sant maria Novella. At that time the nuns made all the products. The selections are fabulous anywhere from perfumes, creams, soaps,sachets to natural medicines.The building is original and very beautiful

1 Thank jradford185
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Reviewed 22 January 2014

Think of it like going to a museum and stepping back in time. I loved the fragrances. Quaint, old fashioned. A little haven in the middle of a bustling city. Even my macho husband could appreciate it.

1 Thank Janni_NZAuckland
Lempaala, Finland
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Reviewed 25 June 2013

We've visited this place many times, mainly to buy some of their wonderful potpourri. I usually don't care for the stuff, but they offer scents that really brighten your day and last for years if kept in the original bags. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Hulaus
Florida, United States
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Reviewed 18 June 2013

I found out about this pharmacy after reading an article about it on Town and Country. Since I didn't know much about their products, and because everything is in a clear glass cupboard, I didnt know where to begin. The menu is very helpful, but I am visual so I need someone right there explaining what everything is. There was... More 

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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Reviewed 17 April 2013

I am in Rome every year, and I always go to this shop. They are pricey, but their stuff is amazing. I love the Frangipani perfume and anything Pomegranate (soaps, candles, bath salts, drawer satchets, etc.) They have a "menu" which lists all of their prices and items in many languages. While I was there, a Chinese couple came in,... More 

1 Thank Therese13_18
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Reviewed 22 February 2013

I was so anger with unfriendly staffs. If you are available, you had better go and buy things in Florence. Don't expect any favour or kindness from staffs. You will be furious..... Just so poor you to visit thete.....

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