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Officina Profumo Farmaceutica Santa Maria Novella

Largo Cavallotti, Sassari, Sardinia, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 18 Attractions in Sassari
Type: Museums, Shops
Owner description: Inside the historic centre of Sassari the only retail in Sardinia of "Officina profumo Santa Maria Novella". Each of the Officina's products has its... more » Owner description: Inside the historic centre of Sassari the only retail in Sardinia of "Officina profumo Santa Maria Novella". Each of the Officina's products has its own history.Tradition is perpetuated and renewed. Highest quality natural raw materials and by following the artisanal procedures estabilshed by the Domenican fathers.Face and Body cream, colognes, soaps, bathfoam and shampoo. Many fragrances for the house. Liquor, the and chocolat. « less
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a gem of a place situated in a back street behind Santa Maria Novella. The ceilings and chandeliers are just beautiful and the fragrances divine. Well worth a visit and (unless you buy some of their products!) it's FREE!

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London, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This was our second visit to this marvellous museum and working perfumery where you can pick up a huge range of natural, organic skincare products, deliciously scented perfumes, herbal tinctures and supplements. It's a little difficult to find at first - no huge signs outside advertising what it is - but inside it is like stepping back in time to... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We found this place quite by accident as we were walking back to our hotel from the church. Glad we did as it was filled with historyand a nice set-up. The perfumes are nice and the staff extremely helpful in trying to find the right scent. Spend some time reading about the history and strolling through the different rooms. We... More

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Chicago
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

My friends and I had read about this Farmacia and had planned to make a quick stop in (more of curiosity). It turned out that it is located very near the apartment we had rented. This 600 year old pharmacy is an interesting place - part museum and part shop, there are brief historical notes explaining what things are, products... More

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Lockport, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Well worth visiting---a 600 year old "pharmacy"---with lots of skin care items and elixirs. Off the beaten track, but a step back in time.

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