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Piazza San Giovanni, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

My son and I enjoyed the pizza with the great food and beverage spots, great people watching too. A beautiful area close to all other points of historic interest.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevef704
Reviewed December 5, 2018

This is not a large place but perfect for taking photos of the Duomo and the Cupola. It seems to be part of the Piazza del Duomo as you hardly notice leaving one and entering the other.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JanaZC
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

My city, my life. Florence is the beauty. If you visit Italy you can miss Tuscany and Florence. San Giovanni's Square is just stunning, a jump into the Florentine history. I would recommend you to go on the top of the dome to have the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

the Duomo's of Italy never fail to impress, the sheer magnitude of the architecture.. God's houses are built to incredible design and this does not disappoint in any way.. You marvel at the design and architecture and thank the people who contribute to what is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank auroras272
Reviewed October 19, 2018

It is difficult to determine when one leaves the Piazza del Duomo and enters Piazza San Giovanni; maybe because the trio of beauties are so captivating. However, eyes back down to earth, the building ornamentation on lesser buildings and the vitality in the square are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

The square, which is a continuation of the Piazza del Duomo, is completely dominated by the famous Florence Baptistery. But, there are some other marvelous architectural works around the three sides of the square. Don’t miss the wonderful Loggia del Bigallo, the late Gothic structure,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

When I first walked into this piazza I felt in awe of the beautiful buildings. There is the Duomo,Bapistry and Giottos Bell Tower. Around the square are many shops,restaurants and the Duomo museum. Of course it is crowded with people queuing to enter the sights....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BrisbaneBetty
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This has most of the attractions from the historical center, but it’s very crowded and you can’t enjoy the view in quiet. In the evening is not crowded and you can enjoy the view and taking pictures.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 303andreic
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This Piazza does get crowded during the day. Lot of tour groups and visitors taking in the sights. However the Piazza is best after dark. It is romantic to stroll through the piazza after everyone has gone home. The Duomo all lit up at night...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jb21122013
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This is probably the most crowded square in Florence. It is home to the Duomo and Baptistery. Be prepared for very large crowds. The best bet is to go early morning or late afternoon/early evening. It does afford beautiful views of the buildings.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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