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Discover one of the finest examples of Romanesque architecture at Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Often called as one of the most beautiful churches in Italy, the 12th-century basilica overlooks the city of Florence. Walk through the high-ceilinged halls to admire the intricate mosaics and historic sculptures. Visit the main altar to see the shrine and remains of St. Miniato. In the evenings, you can stay to witness the monks performing their evening worship and chants. Walk up from the city center to reach the basilica, one of the highest points in Florence. To visit Basilica San Miniato al Monte on your holiday in Florence, and find out what else Florence has to offer, use our Florence.
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte reviews
It is quite popular to go to piazzale Michelangelo, but if you walk some more, you can get to this church at the top of the hill. The views are even better, and you can visit the church for free... more »
Make the trek up to San Miniato. We took the bus, which was a lovely ride, and walked the rest of the way from David's plaza. It's hike, but it's worth it. We were there at 5pm in July, and there..... more »
If you're in Florence and decide to visit Piazza of Michelangelo, make the extra 5 minute walk to this church. The views overlooking the city of Florence are spectacular and possibly better than the Duomo's view. The church is gorgeous as well.
Very nice site to see. And views of Florence from here are great too. Make sure you look up the hours as they close in middle of day for a few hours.
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