Piazza Santa Croce, Florence

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Have a latte in the shadow of some of Florence's most iconic buildings in Piazza Santa Croce, one of the main squares in the city's historical center. To one side you'll see the towering Basilica of Santa Croce, the world's largest Franciscan church and the burial place of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Niccolò Machiavelli, Enrico Fermi, Galileo Galilei, and many other storied Italians. Opposite, you'll find the Palazzo Cocchi-Serristor, which was rebuilt in the 15th century by Giuliano da Sangallo, Lorenzo de' Medici's personal architect. You'll also find the Palazzo del' Antella with its ornate 17th-century facade, and myriad other architectural and sculptural landmarks. Arrange to visit Piazza Santa Croce and other attractions in Florence using our Florence travel planner.
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  • Easily accessible from Piazza della Signoria square, beautiful to see the day! I don't recommend night due to some North Africans which target tourists and men to rob them with knives!
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  • This is how I remember it. From here we start with the tour guide. The first thing we discussed is that we must be careful with our belongings as opportunists take advantage of the conglomerates to steal (we never saw anything but is not others take the necessary considerations). The Crown the Basilica of Santa Croce, begins to notice the type of building and the beauty of everything in this wonderful city.
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  • I went to 8/2017. This is the Piazza Santa Croce Church before. And spread very wide space, the room looks the majestic Church of Santa Croce. Even during the many tourists in the summer vacansseason Florence, this square is less person was quiet.
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