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Church of Santa Maria Novella

Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 219257
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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
Santa Maria Novella
+39 055 219257
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow! What a collection of art inside. The Gothic church of Santa Maria Novella, in the plaza by the same name, built by the Dominicans between 1279-1357, contains important works of art. Inside are frescoes, including Masaccio’s Trinity (c.1428), a masterpiece of perspective and portraiture....More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such an incredible experience for me and my wife. The church is beautiful and has a fantastic façade. One of the best attractions of the city of Florence

Thank AlbertoCoimbra
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had not been on last visit but bought the Florence card on site, which is a great idea too, and started our day there. What a treat. Several aspects including the church, the chapels, the cloister and the beautiful reliquaries are really worth taking time...More

Thank irlseen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just south east of the train station, at the north end of a pizza, Santa Maria Novella Church is easy to get to and inexpensive with 7.50 Euro. What you find there are the great examples of the art of the 1300's and 1400's. Before...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly a city to tour for the artist and architect (and novices alike)! We toured in off season and was able to wonder thru all of the palazzo's and explore as we passed along each building...

Thank TandSons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very important and beautiful basilica in Florence. Architecture, paintings, statues and its history protected and its a active church. Entrance fees apply. The marble alter is unique.

Thank Rambo380
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are so many churches in Florence that it is easy to decided just to enjoy the SMN Piazza and the exterior of this Basilica and pass on the tour. This is one you should do though. You won't regret it. The line at 1648...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing marble facade, beautiful paintings, colorful stained glass and historical sculptures... Sums up an wonderful visit

Thank Umang A
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Santa Maria Novella has a interesting marble facade a most to see. Inside it has many different areas to see with beautiful details. It is located on the piazza of the same name

Thank mundosully
Reviewed 4 December 2017

So lovely from the outside, but I did not go in.* The exterior is worth simply standing and appreciating. *I got tired, frankly, of figuring out lines and tickets and times and prices

Thank tressed
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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9 January 2018|
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Response from linda h | Reviewed this property |
would not think there us a charge.
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