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“Church with a view”

Basilica San Miniato al Monte
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Ranked #12 of 655 things to do in Florence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Situated on a hill (monte) outside Florence with unsurpassed views of the city, this structure is one of the finest examples of Tuscan Romanesque architecture, built between the 11th and 13th centuries.
Reviewed December 4, 2012

Well, for a start you get a stunning view of the city from here and there are benches from which to enjoy it. Zeffirelli's family tomb is just outside, too. The church is beautiful inside with a wonderful mosaic apse and muralled walls. It costs 2 euro for lights and with that you get a history of the building too. A place of peace.

Thank SinBosun
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Reviewed December 4, 2012


This is one of the finest and most remarkable churches in Florence. Open till about 20:00 and allow enough time to enjoy it to the last detail and also with free admission

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Reviewed November 29, 2012 via mobile

Great views and a short walk from the nearby piazza , not much to see inside , can't see why this is no1 sight in florence but maybe only for the views.

Thank Chrisbarret
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

It's a climb that is rewarded with a great view. Lovely exterior. Sadly, it was not open when we visited last week.

Thank kirstenpix
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Reviewed November 20, 2012

I was impressed with the architecture - particularly its old world charm and stately presence. Merely reading about it does not do it justice. You must come and see it!

Thank Malcolm B
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