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. Plan trip to Florence with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • On a recent trip to Italy (just got back actually), I made it a point to stop at this pharmacy. I was very excited about my visit. The majority of staff was pleasant and helpful. The lady who worked a...  more »
  • We went on the recommendation of a friend and were wonderfully surprised. The place is very beautiful and has a huge variety of perfumery products. The smell is gripping.
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  • A magical place where tradition marries with innovation!!
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