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Basilica of Santa Croce

Local name: Basilica di Santa Croce

The Franciscan temple is sometimes called the Pantheon because of the tombstones of famous personalities, including Michelangelo, Dante Alighieri, Galileo and Niccolò Machiavelli. The church was built in the years 1294-1442, while the neo-Gothic facade and belfry come from the nineteenth century.

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    Piazza di Santa Croce 1650122 Florence , Italy