Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, Florence

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Founded in the early 13th century by Dominican friars, Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella has provided herbal potions and medicines to Florence for nearly eight centuries. Learn more about the monastery and apothecary at the museum. Find out about the tradition of medicinal history at the pharmacy, which is stocked with elixirs and cures. You can buy perfumes, cosmetics, or other beauty products inspired by ancient recipes. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Florence trip simple and quick.
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  • When I read about this place, I knew I had to visit. The architecture was beautiful - don't forget to look up. The sales staff are incredibly friendly and there is absolutely no pressure to buy. We...  more »
  • Luckily we left this gem for our last day in the city, just after our FirenzeCard expired. Nothing that we had planned honestly, but fortunately the entrance was free (probably because is a...  more »
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  • A magical place where tradition marries with innovation!!
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