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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  • this is an historic pharmacy that does make a few exceptional iconic products, but most of the range of goods are not up to par in terms of the cost and please refer to the ingredients before buying.....  more »
  • Well worth a visit. it is a shop but you can walk around appreciate the amazing interiors. Originally part of the Santa Maria Novella church now separate. Stunning interiors. There is no pressure at.....  more »
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  • A magical place where tradition marries with innovation!!
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