Basilica di Santa Croce

Basilica di Santa Croce

This is the principal Franciscan church of Florence, best known for its Florentine artwork and the tombs of illustrious dead such as Michelangelo, Galileo and Machiavelli.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248604
Names
Basilica di Santa Croce
Basilica of the Holy Cross

Timeline

1294

Construction of the Basilica di Santa Croce