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Santa Croce Basilica entrance ticket
from USD 13.26*
Santa Croce Basilica entrance ticket
from USD 13.26*
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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.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Piazza Santa Croce 16, Florence, Italy
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+39 055 246 6105
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was an amazing church, the history here was unbelievable. To see the crypt of Michelangelo and Galileo was something I will never forget. So many names in Italian history entombed here. Small entrance fee.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The church at Santa Croce is one of the most beautiful and most historic in Italy, in our opinion. The tombs of Dante, Michelangelo and Galileo are here, and there is a leather school attached at the back where young interns are learning the trade...More

Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great church and so many important people are entombed here. Michelangelo, Rossini, Marconi, etc. Don't miss the Leather school behind this church as well.

Thank VickiA63
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited here as an alternative to the duomo which had huge queues. There was no queue and once inside there was plenty of room to see, including tombs of many famous Italians. Information about major flood of 1966 and lovely cloisters to walk around.

Thank SunandSkiFamily
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very impressive church with the tombs/monuments of Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Galileo, and others. Dante has a monument, but is buried in Ravenna. There are also many great frescoes in the front of the church. It was covered by our Firenze card and we...More

Thank JohnandMarylou
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Entrance fee 8 euros but this keeps the crowds away. Not just the Basilica but also adjoining chapels, cloisters, you need at least an hour. Magnificent paintings, murals, statuary, altar rec. NB a degree of modesty in dress required but longer shorts and covered shoulders...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In the day this square has it's fair share of tourists but it is much less than the surrounding sites, particularly the duomo. There are also nice restaurants in nearby streets and locals here in the afternoon walking their dogs or enjoying a drink. The...More

Thank NQPsych2U
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth a visit . A veritable who's who of the dead are here. Michelangelo 's tomb he did not design what is displayed here but a patron paid for it . Next to his tomb a large painting was being restored which was fascinating. Machiavelli...More

Thank JoAnn
Reviewed 6 days ago

The world’s largest Franciscan church is an amazing building known also as the “Tempio dell’Itale Glorie” because it is the burial site of some of the most famous Italians (Michelangelo, Rossini, Galileo etc.). It was built at the end of the 13th century with a...More

1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived early morning to a growing queue at the ticket office. We received a map on entry which was great because it is quite a large complex. Beautiful artworks and garden as well as a large crypt.

Thank BrisbaneBetty
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Santa Croce
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.
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9 September 2018|
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Response from TravelDaddy01 | Reviewed this property |
We had a Firenze card and walked right in with no reserved time. Highly recommend getting the card generally.
Renee R
9 May 2018|
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Response from Superoger | Reviewed this property |
We were ok with shopping bags
Paul T
29 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