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Florence: Santa Croce Small Group Tour

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Learn how Santa Croce played an important role in the history of the city and in the shaping of Florentine identity through the ages.

Highlights

  • Explore Santa Croce in a small group with an expert guide
  • See famous works of art by Giotto, Donatello, Brunelleschi, and other masters
  • Learn about the role the church and its neighborhood residents played in the history of the city
  • Step inside one the city’s medieval churches and learn about architecture, sculpture, and painting

Description

Step inside a place where history was made. See beautiful art and architecture. Learn about the city’s famous residents at Santa Croce and the contributions they have made to Western civilization with a local guide on a fascinating small group tour. Discover how the Franciscan monks’ transformed this part of town, which was one of the worst slums of the city, into a cultural hub. Admiring treasures of world art, see how the Franciscan monks’ approach to religion revolutionized the art world, paving the way for the Renaissance. See frescoes by the medieval master Giotto, who was to become an inspiration for generations of artists to follow. See monumental tomb sculptures dating from the Renaissance to the 19th century. Explore the grounds of the monastery with the Pazzi Chapel built by Brunelleschi and the monks’ dining hall decorated with one of the earliest Last Supper frescoes in Italian art.

Includes

Entrance tickets to Santa Croce Church and Museum Radio headset Bottled water

Important Information

  • Modest clothing is required to enter places of worship

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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