Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence
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About this place
La basilica di Santa Croce, nell'omonima piazza a Firenze, è una delle più grandi chiese officiate dai francescani e una delle massime realizzazioni del gotico in Italia. È nota come Tempio dell'Itale glorie per le numerose sepolture di sommi artisti, letterati e scienziati che racchiude.
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Located in the Santa Croce neighbourhood, Piazza Santa Croce is a hive of local activity and you can also take in the views of the gorgeous basilica at the same time. Once you’re here, make sure to keep your eyes peeled for the statue of Dante Alighieri and stop off for coffee in one of the local…
The Basilica of Santa Croce in the square of the same name in Florence, is one of the largest Franciscan churches and one of the greatest achievements of Gothic in Italy, and has the rank of minor basilica. Inside it has works by Donatello, Vasari, Cimabue, Della Robbia, Giotto and Canova. Always to…
One of the most beautiful church of the city. It’s also the burial place of some of the most illustrious Italians, such as Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, the poet Foscolo, the philosopher Gentile and the composer Rossini.
CHURCH: Designed by Arnolfo di Cambio (1296), it is the largest Franciscan church in the world; it is also known as "Phanteon of Italian glories" for the illustrious sepulchres that it preserves in its suggestive Gothic interior. Among the more than 200 tombs stand the Renaissance monuments of…
The Basilica of Santa Croce in the square of the same name in Florence, is one of the largest Franciscan churches and one of the greatest achievements of Gothic in Italy, and has the rank of minor basilica. Santa Croce is a prestigious symbol of Florence, the meeting place of the greatest artists,…
Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence done differently
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