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| Piazza Santa Croce, 50122, Florence, Italy
Santa Croce
+39 055 210804
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A popular meeting place for tour groups this area is dominated by the Basilica at one end and flanked by shops and restaurants on either side. The Gold market and leather shops adorn the area as these are the main traditional markets of Florence, and...More

Thank Ray P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quieter Piazza in Florence, and it sounds as if the Basilica di Santa Croce would be well worth a visit as it houses the tombs of several famous Florentines. However, as I was on a whistle-stop tour I did not get the chance to...More

Thank yuki1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is magnificent in size surrounded by cafés and restaurants. There are many artist around painting. The piazza is dominated by the cathedral which is lovely and the place of rest of many of the notable figures of Florence well worth a visit.

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful historical square in the center of the city. In the square stands the cathedral, where many famous Florentines are buried. The square is surrounded by ancient medieval houses, in which there are cafes and shops. Surprisingly quiet place, few people, few tourists, it's nice...More

Thank Dmitry16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We can make the 10-minute trek from Piazza della Signoria east to Piazza Santa Croce, facing this neighborhood’s main landmark, the Church of Santa Croce. Along the way, effectively across the street from the old town is the Bargello, filling a former police station with...More

Thank Man on the Move V
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Wanted to get the best approach to the Santa Croce church but on reaching the square found it covered in sand and grandstands due to the imminent or recent playing of the ancient form of Florentine football. Such is life. No doubt a beautiful open...More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 26 June 2018

It's another piazza with a pretty basilica, and it is big and open. But there are prettier piazzas in Florence. This is just conveniently located on the way to the river. There are restaurants and shops here, too.

Thank Eileen P
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This piazza was lively with plenty of shopping and places to eat. Also a grand Basilica which was well worth visiting.

Thank SteveGl
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Great place to use as a point of reference. Start your adventures from here. Excellent wifi available from the Apple Store 24 hours per day and several of the hire bicycles around the square too. Lovely merry-go-round and plenty of shops and eateries; a stone's...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Of the many famous squares in Florence, I found this to be the most manageable. It has plenty of space so even with a lot of tourists it doesn't feel constrained. And perhaps not quite as many come here as some of the most famous...More

Thank Turtleliving
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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the
Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night.
Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and
artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the
Central National Library. As a hub for young people,
the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a
continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated
by songs and dances.
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Martin A
7 April 2017|
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Response from Rumpenstilskin | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There's a Taxi stand just in front of the square. But it's only a five to seven minute walk.