The Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, one of the finest examples of Italian Gothic architecture, faces a vast piazza of the same name, which was built to complement it.
It is while recalling the various depictions of Dante Alighieri that Robert Langdon, the main character in Dan Brown’s Inferno, thought of the statue of the poet that lies in this piazza.
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