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The Basilica di Santa Croce is the principal Franciscan church in Florence, Italy, and a minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church. It is situated on the Piazza di Santa Croce, about 800 meters south-east of the Duomo. The site, when first chosen, was in marshland outside the city walls. It is 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, thus it is known also as the Temple of the Italian Glories . Wikipedia
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The essence of Florence, a two-hour walking tour to discover the city
"Once upon a time there was Florentia". The most exciting tour of Florence! We will let you enter the Florentine history and we will make you live an experience made of curious and unforgettable stories. Our password? STORY TELLING! Thanks to our guides and their passion for this extraordinary job, your walk through Florence will be sparkling, fun, engaging and never boring. "The two hours fly by!". You will discover the meaning of the symbols hidden on the facades of the main monuments, you will walk through the sacred places of the city, you will see works of art that vibrate with light and come to life. You will notice things that you would otherwise lose without this opportunity. The main monuments that we will see from the outside and partly inside are: - The Basilica of Santa Croce - Piazza della Signoria - Palazzo Vecchio - Dante Alighieri's house - The church of Orsanmichele - Cathedral - The baptistery - Giotto's bell tower Create unforgettable memories with us!
Skip the Line: Santa Croce Basilica Entrance ticket
When in Florence make sure you see one of the historic beauties of Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. This single ticket gives you access to the treasures of the Monumental Complex which includes the Basilica, the cloisters, and the Museo dell'Opera Basilica of Santa Croce is one of the most beautiful churches of Florence and the largest Franciscan church in the world; it is also known as the Temple of the Italian Glories, as many important artists, writers and scientists, including Michelangelo Buonarroti, Galileo Galilei, Gioachino Rossini, Ugo Foscolo and Leon Battista Alberti are buried here.
Entrance and Guided Tour of Santa Croce Basilica
Enjoy a small group tour (maximum of 15 people) of the Basilica of Santa Croce, known as the Temple of the Glories of Italy. As a mausoleum for important personalities, it houses the tombs of the painter and sculptor Michelangelo, the author Dante, and the scientist Galileo.
Walking through the marvels of Florence - City Walking Tour - Small Group
A walk among the main monuments of Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. A journey which will trace the evolution of Florence from Roman times to the present day. In addition to art and history, this city also offers fine food and pleasant evenings... We will reveal various curiosities that link Florence to the rest of the world and secrets that only locals know. You will have at your disposal qualified local guides who will advise you about places to go in the evening and where to experiment typical Tuscan and Florentine dishes… Among the places you will visit are the district of S. Lorenzo, the majestic Cathedral of S. Maria del Fiore, the church of S. Croce, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and much more... A "Classical Walking Tour" that we are sure will make you fall in love with this beautiful city.
Walking through the wonders of Florence - City Walking Tour - Private Tour
A walk among the main monuments of Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. A journey which will trace the evolution of Florence from Roman times to the present day. In addition to art and history, this city also offers fine food and pleasant evenings... We will reveal various curiosities that link Florence to the rest of the world and secrets that only locals know. You will have qualified local guides at your disposal who will advise you where to go to enjoy an aperitif and a wonderful view of the city; where to experiment typical Tuscan and Florentine dishes; and where to spend the evening. On the private tour you will visit the district of S. Lorenzo, the majestic Cathedral of S. Maria del Fiore, the church of S. Croce, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and when possible we will accept particular requests... This "Classic Walking Tour" will make you fall in love with this beautiful city.
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