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Via della Scala 16, Florence, , Italy | +39 055 216276

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Perfume or cosmetics

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Great design, Historic
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Even if you have no intention of buying, a visit to this ancient, frescoed pharmacy is a must. Founded by Dominican monks in 1612, its elaborate carved and gilded cabinets hold balms, tinctures, liqueurs, teas, infusions, and other lotions and potions, including 'Skin Whitening Powder' and 'Virgin's Milk Skin Cream.' The hand-molded soaps made with mint, pomegranate, or milk are aged for 60 days and are said to be the best in the world.

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Officina Profumo Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella

Even if you have no intention of buying, a visit to this ancient, frescoed pharmacy is a must. Founded by Dominican monks in 1612, its elaborate carved and gilded cabinets hold balms, tinctures, liqueurs, teas, infusions, and other lotions and potions, including 'Skin Whitening Powder' and 'Virgin's Milk Skin Cream.' The hand-molded soaps made with mint, pomegranate, or milk are aged for 60 days and are said to be the best in the world.