Basilica di Santa Croce - Attraction Guide to Florence

Florence - Florence, Italy attractions guide Florence Basilica di Santa Croce, Church information about attractions, sculptures, open hours, admission charges, Franciscan church, frescoes, Italian artists Giotto, Donatello and Benedetto da Maiano, octagonal marble pulpit, location and address, tel / telephone number, general tourist information about Basilica Santa Croce in Florence (Firenze) area, Tuscany, Italy (Italia) IT - Last updated 30/10/2012.

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Basilica di Santa Croce

Cripta dei Caduti
Florence (Firenze)
Tuscany (Toscana)
Italy IT (Italia)

Tel: +39 (0) 55 246 6105

The Basilica di Santa Croce is a beautiful, large Franciscan church dating back more than 500 years. Florence's Basilica di Santa Croce facade consists of colourful marble in a geometric pattern and contains many interesting features, including a Gothic interior in the shape of a cross, impressive frescoes by artists including Giotto, two sculptures by Donatello and a highly regarded octagonal marble pulpit created by Benedetto da Maiano.

Famous tombs at Florence's Basilica di Santa Croce include those of Michelangelo, Macchiavelli, Galileo and Bardi. Other attractions at the Basilica di Santa Croce include 276 tombstones on the floor, many more tombstones in the walls, various chapels and some truly outstanding works of art on display.

Open: 09:30 to 17.30
Admission: charge, free for children under 11, disabled people and local residents

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Basilica di Santa Croce

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Fondazione Romano nel Cenacolo di Santo Spirito

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