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"Santa Reparata" Basilica Di Santa Reparata Tip by christine.j

Basilica Di Santa Reparata, Florence: 5 reviews and 11 photos

  An old fresco
by christine.j
  • An old fresco - Florence
      An old fresco
    by christine.j
  • Santa Reparata - Florence

In the cathedral there are stairs leading down to the gift shop. When you turn right
instead of left and pay another 3 Euro, you can go to the crypt Santa Reparata. This used to be the cathedral of Florence before the Duomo was built.
There is a cordoned-off pathway which takes you among the excarvations, very interesting to walk around there.
A floor mosaic was discovered, also very old wall frescoes and tomb stones.
This church was destroyed when the Duomo was built, so what you see is from before

Address: Piazza Del duomo
Directions: Underneath the Duomo and accessed from inside.
Phone: +39 055 230 2885

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 8, 2007
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