About Santa Croce
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Santa Croce is a very popular area for tourists and florentines. In the piazza there are many typical leather shops which this area famous. There are many concerts, festivals and markets that take place here each year. Nearby the piazza there is the oldest library that has survived the great flood of Florence. The restaurants and bars are continuously packed with people each weekend making it the most visited neighborhood for the nightlife. Hotels are situated in tiny streets surrounding the busy piazza. Borghese Art Palace Hotel is one of the few hotels that exhibit art each month by a famous international artist. Santa Croce, apart from the gorgeous church, this neighborhood is always full of people night and day.