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Church of Santa Maria Novella

Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Dominican monastery that serves as a distinguished monument to the religious and artistic history of Florence, which features valuable examples of Florentine paintings from the 14th and 15th centuries..
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Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Thought about skipping this one, but paid the 7.50 euro entrance and was not dissapointed. there is intrest here if you reflect and give this Church some time. More intresting inside than the Duomo. Highly recommended

Thank Rich_dw_chnz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of top 10 in Florence. Across from train station is the back of the complex? Side street to the very nice and restful Plaza and front of church. Inside, the church is moderately interesting: the crucifix from earliest Renaissance is good. BUT The wondrous...More

Thank david h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outside the church looks like simple but when you enter, its amazing, a lots of paintings, art and very spiritual place to pray in silence and privacy

Thank Ana Luiza M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't visit this church until my third visit to Florence. I found it well worth my time. It is lovely and the cloister is silent, except for birdsong. The perfect spot for meditation and prayer. Knowing DeVinci worked there was special.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is a very interesting place to visit and is not anything like as busy as the main attractions. It is across the square from the main station so is easy to find too. Good option to see some Florentine work but not to...More

1  Thank Bernadette54
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is absolutely beautiful architecture. It is in a large piazza with Gothic and Romanesque architecture. I was there on a Sunday and could not go inside as it is an active church. It is also closed on Saturdays; however the outside can be viewed...More

Thank mrsaintmarteeen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely church with cloisters I just find it poor that if you want to go into a church you will end up paying around €15 euros for two to have a look

Thank J A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresco were amazing, powerfull, we went in the wrong enterance lol and found it by accident but really glad we went in

Thank Teens222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has to be our favourite in Florence, less austere than San Lorenzo (although still beautiful for its simplicity) and not as over the top as the Church of S S Annutiation (that ones free ! And don't forget to go through the passageway behind the...More

Thank earwig2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Give yourself some time if you can to visit this church. It is Steeped in history, beautiful and just magnificent. We always make the time to go - once I only had max 45 minutes and I still ran over to have a quick visit.was...More

Thank jonbleck
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Cindy G
22 July 2016|
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Response from Nomadtourist37 | Reviewed this property |
Men can wear shorts in the church, and photographs without flash are allowed
Cathy D
9 July 2016|
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Response from Lisa R | Reviewed this property |
Hi we actually purchased our tickets as we went into the church I'm sure it was around €5 each