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Piazza Santa Croce

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Address: | Piazza Santa Croce, Florence, Italy
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Restoration superb!

Santa Croce is wonderful. The restoration of paintings and frescoes is fantastic. The leather school is a must and the tranquillity of the garden is so welcome as a haven of peace.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Santa Croce is wonderful. The restoration of paintings and frescoes is fantastic. The leather school is a must and the tranquillity of the garden is so welcome as a haven of peace.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very large square where the famous Florentine Calcio Storico is held. The spectacular Church Santa Croce is down one end and on each side, there are shops and restaurants plus a few stalls scattered around. A five minute walk to the river or to the centre of town, a lovely area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always like to visit the square as well as the church and workshops. Window shop in the leather shops, have a gelato. I like the Christmas market held here every year.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Visited Piazza Santa Croce back in December 2016. This is where you can find the beautiful Basilica di Santa Croce. There's also a Christmas market, selling everything from good food to wooden furnitures.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This does not take long to wander through and it is a bit of a farther walk to get to it but to see the massive tombs of Michaelangelo and Galilleo is worth it. I was impressed by their shear size and design.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We came upon the Christmas markets and had a great time wondering around. Everyone was having a grea time and lots to see and buy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Not so crowdy as Piazza della Signore/Duomo, but stunnigly beautiful, came across it while wandering around the city. Go there,you won't regret it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We enjoyed this and the cathedral very much - actually made 2 separate trips there. We enjoyed the little bistros and cafes, along with seeing the cathedral. Don't skip this one.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

A fabulous square in Florence which has open views of Sante Croce. Lots of Restaurants and coffee bars around. In the evening local musians play a varity of instruments

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

One of the more quiet piazzas in eastern Florence. There isn't much to do here, but it works well as a meeting spot if you are staying in the area.

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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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