Scuola del Cuoio
Piazza di Santa Croce
This square was initially cleared in the Middle Ages, primarily to allow hordes of the faithful to gather when the church itself was...
Basilica di Santa Croce
The austere interior of this massive Franciscan basilica is a shock after the magnificent neo-Gothic facade enlivened by varying shades...
By day, it’s a neighbourhood bar where locals get their croissant and cappuccinos. But by night, Oibò becomes Via de’ Benci’s top hot...
Valle dei Cedri
This new offering just off Piazza di Santa Croce offers up first-rate Lebanese fare made from fresh Tuscan ingredients. The maza ...
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Lonely Planet review
Hidden in a courtyard behind Santa Croce, this store and workshop features a long corridor where craftspeople stand at their stations fashioning their leathergoods by hand. You can buy the high-quality wares at prices somewhat more reasonable than at most shops, though don’t expect bargains.