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28 Oct 2018
“Not much to see, though nice...”
21 Oct 2018
“Small but beautiful!”
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Piazza San Marco, 50129, Florence, Italy
Florence Historic Centre
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

We sat on a bench and watched the world go by as we enjoyed a beverage from a nearby market. It’s a very busy place, since it is a main transfer point for city buses. There isn't much to see really, though it's a nice,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank michaelmartman
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This is one of the smaller piazzas in Florence but it is very beautiful . It is anchored by the Basilica di San Marco and it's activity level is vibrant. It is not the biggest or the best but it is beautiful none the less.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank steve f
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The small square in front of the Basilica di San Marco is one of the usual meeting points for groups of tourists, which often makes it very crowded. The square is not big, and, beside the basilica and the museum, there is not much to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

One of the historic piazzas with the stone faced San Marco church as its main feature this square needs some money spent on it to make it more of a jewel

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bigvicSydney
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This square is very small. There is a beautiful statue in its center, some pew benches and only this! What I thought strange is the fact that there weren't trees in this square. Because of that, it doesn't attracts me.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank eudoxiob
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Would not recommend this piazza to visit. It was a meeting forums for a lot of tours and lots of cars driving around. Nothing special and plenty of other places to visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MN8888
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The only real reason to come here is to visit the San Marco church or pass through on your way to somewhere else. Not a pretty place, lots of traffic, buses and people. Not a restful place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 318tonyg318
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Piazza di San Marco is not much to look at. It has in its center a statue of General Fanti and numerous benches to relax on. It is also a major transportation hub for busses. The square is dominated by the Basilica di San Marco...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Many people rated this square highly and added pictures - they usually mean for the Venitian square. While the Florentine one is centrally located (near the Academia and the San Marco Museum), I must say it fails to impress - there's actually nothing to see...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Cynicoren
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Piazza San Marco is a very bysy open place right in the center of Florence. But like most other places in this city it is an interesting place with charm.

Date of experience: May 2017
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17 May 2016|
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I went walking
17 May 2016|
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Go by train to Florence St Maria Novella and then walk