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Piazza Santo Spirito

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Address: Piazza Santo Spirito, 50125, Florence, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 055 238 2383
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No

This unique Florentine piazza is the center of the artisan quarter....

This unique Florentine piazza is the center of the artisan quarter. Dominated by the last masterpiece of Brunelleschi, the Basilica of Santo Spirito, the square is home to little local markets and antique fairs.

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Great flea market

Lovely piazza which is the homer to a great flea market. Lots of interesting items, but be prepared to bargain. Also, don't miss the Michelangelo crucifix in Santo Spirito. It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
new york
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely piazza which is the homer to a great flea market. Lots of interesting items, but be prepared to bargain. Also, don't miss the Michelangelo crucifix in Santo Spirito. It was a wonderful surprise.

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the morning, for a flea market (even there are a lot of chinese sellers), in the afternoon (starting from 6 p.m.) for a drink, in the night for everything. Lunch time and dinner in lovely places. For the art's lovers, the gorgeous Chiesa di Santo Spirito to visit enjoying her treasures... (in the morning) Santo Spirito is one of... More 

Thank Selvatica67
Changchun, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this square because this is where I studies Italian many years ago. The market is very lively and colorful and there are always a lot of students around.

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

After crossing the Ponte Vecchio one evening, we wandered around trying to find a recommended restaurant. Found it , but it was closed. However, we had an enjoyable walk, and the piazza is small, park-like and is fronted by the pretty Santo Spirito church.

Thank Barbara M
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

It's a big market place, with fruits, legumes all what you need; many people watchs here, many restaurants, also the famous restaurant Santo Spirito, I think also a bank Santo Spirito excist here.

Thank Manuela L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My husband and I stayed in an AirBnB at the plaza and found the plaza a great place to eat, people watch and just hang out. Unfortunately staying in the AirBnB was not a great idea as our room overlooked the plaza and was very loud even late into the night. What's cool about the plaza is that a lot... More 

Thank Jami L
Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Great pizza, ate outdoors on Sunday while the farmers market was taking place. We enjoyed our meal then found some interesting things to buy at the market. I'd recommend as visit.

Thank cozbill
Worthington, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Piazzo Santo Spirito is across the river and not far from the Pitti Palace. We have dined at the Osteria de Santo Spirito during both of our trips to Florence. They offer outdoor and indoor dining. The four cheese gnocchi is fabulous as is their piaaz and pasta

Thank Nancy51177
Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Expecting an outdoor antiques market, my wife and I made a point of going to Piazza Santo Spirito on the second Sunday of the month that we were in Florence. We didn’t find an antiques market, but we did find a terrific outdoor market with maybe 50 tables set up all over the Piazza on which vendors were displaying various... More 

Thank Paolo-Chris
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A very nice farmer's market, at least on Sundays, in a crowded piazza with restaurants all around it. A nice place to have a beer, coffee or lunch, with a lot to see.

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Pitti is a neighborhood characterized by art and history. Renaissance architecture such as Pitti Palace, which houses five museums alone, introduces visitors to the green lungs of spectacular Boboli Gardens. Any visitor can wander through statues, fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through Florence as the cradle of the Renaissance. End the day with an aperitif in Piazza della Passera or the more romantic Forte di Belvedere, which offers an amazing panoramic view of the entire city.
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