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"On Jean Baptist Day (June 24)..." Basilica Di Santa Croce Tip by Patricialuv

Basilica Di Santa Croce, Florence: 124 reviews and 248 photos


On Jean Baptist Day (June 24) Santa Croce has this special event and it exemplifies the way soccer was played in the medieval times. An arena is set up right in front of the church. Two teams battle it out for a senseless 'wrestle-type' of playing soccer. It was pretty interesting and I recorded some of last year's event.

Address: Piazza Santa Croce
Phone: +39 055 246 6105

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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