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Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella

16 Via della Scala
Santa Maria Novella
Florence, 50123, Italy
TEL: 39 055 216-276

Along with Loretta Caponi, this antique pharmacy—in a frescoed side-chapel of the Santa Maria Novella church—is one of the most gorgeous shops in Florence. Founded by Dominican friars in 1612, its 17th-century cabinets hold a mix of balms, tinctures, liqueurs, teas, infusions, and powders, including “Skin Whitening Powder” and “Virgin’s Milk Skin Cream.” Don’t miss the hand-molded soaps made with mint, pomegranate, or milk and aged for 60 days in ventilated cabinets. The pharmacy also organizes guided tours (reservations necessary).


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  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Handicapped Accessible

Shop Type:: Gift/Stationery


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