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Santa Croce Basilica

It is one of the greatest achievements of Gothic architecture in Italy and one of the largest Franciscan churches. It even gives its name to one of the four main districts of Florence, but the Santa Croce Basilica is above all famous as the "Temple of the Itale Glories", as Foscolo defined it.

Among fourteenth-century frescoes by artists of Giotto 's level and the sixteenth-century altars of the school of Vasari, the burials of geniuses of the "Bel Paese" such as Galileo, Michelangelo, Alfieri, Machiavelli, Rossini, Leon Battista Alberti, Foscolo himself, and many others have found place, until reaching a maximum of 15,000 corpses in the nineteenth century.

Visiting the private chapel of the Medici and the one of the Pazzi we will be able to retrace the history of two of the most important families in Florence, and to conclude, it will be possible to visit one of the most famous leather processing schools in the world, affiliated with the Basilica of Santa Cross .


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