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“Pause first for a view of the huge entrance doors” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Basilica di Santa Croce

Basilica di Santa Croce
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$32.15*
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Santa Croce Basilica and Opera del Duomo Complex Museum Entrance Tickets
Ranked #9 of 426 things to do in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
Chemainus, Canada
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“Pause first for a view of the huge entrance doors”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

After viewing the magnificent interior - note the tombs -- a number of very famous are here! Art work, stained glass and sculpture on tombs and elsewhere.

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“Beautiful and full of history!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

I loved the facade of he church, and inside it was even more amazing! I loved the tombs and graves of so many famous and important people throughout history. Leonardo, Michelangelo, Galileo, Marconi, just to name a few...

Visited August 2012
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Manhattan, NY
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“Interesting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

This one of my favorite places. Walking around the basilica looking at all of the graves and statues of people you have read about in history books is amazing.

Visited May 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Full of history !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Make sure you dedicate at least half a day to this gem. It is full of history and stories. Very spectacular exhibition too. Most important concerts are held here in the evenings during the summer season. Look out for posters around the city.

Visited October 2012
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New York City, New York
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“Our apartment is near the Santa Croce”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

The place is crowded with tourist. It is the drop off point for the tour buses. I attended mass at the church and love the mass very much.

Visited December 2012
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