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Perhaps one of the most beautiful interiors I’ve ever seen

You can not expect anything like the interior when you visit this church. The outside is quite... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Stunning. Peaceful. Different feel.

I wandered in and was amazed by the beauty and living feel of the church. Mass was in session... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
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Santa Maria Novella
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

You can not expect anything like the interior when you visit this church. The outside is quite splendid but the inside is frankly unforgettable. Such details and craftsmanship. Don’t miss it

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I wandered in and was amazed by the beauty and living feel of the church. Mass was in session. Silenzio please. The historical layers of artistry are a feast for the senses. It's different.. not museum or display-like... it's living.

Thank TeresaD1
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This is an absolutely beautiful church in the historic center of Florence, not far from the Duomo. My family came here regularly to pray and attend daily Mass during our stay. It is quite and reverent inside and truly a place of prayer. What makes...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 June 2018

A large local church in the middle of Florence. A room for silence in a town overcrowded with tourists. Very nice paintings and statues.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Found this church on our last visit to Florence and attended a beautiful mass,this time here we happened upon it and went in.It is an amazing place with lots of stunning altars and works of art!It is also very peaceful and quiet and not a...More

1  Thank Kath S
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We attended mass here on Easter Sunday and it was incredible! Everything was very beautiful and reverent. The backdrop of stunning architecture and bright sun streaming in through the south facing windows made for a heavenly experience. Was a memorable way to begin our holiday!!

Thank vasander
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I find the best way to experience a church like this is to sit in a pew and take time to look around and soak in the surroundings. This is lavishly decorated and well worth a visit.

1  Thank Teacake_Taster
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Santi Michele e Gaetano is quite an interesting church. From an architectural point of view it is a gem and it would be worth a visit if you are in the vicinity.

2  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The church is also known as the Church of Santi Michele e Gaetano. Building took place between 1604 and 1648. Not well known by the tourists, but I encourage anyone in love with art to stop by and admire it.

1  Thank Sabin B
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This church is a beautiful example of religious art and architecture in use today. The Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest celebrates Latin Masses here. Priests are ordained on the first Thursday of July each year. The whole week is a celebration of Minor...More

1  Thank Suzanne W
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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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