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Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

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Address: Via della Canonica, 1 | Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 230 2885
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Designed by Arnolfo di Cambio at the end of the 13th century, the...

Designed by Arnolfo di Cambio at the end of the 13th century, the Cathedral's trademark dome is now the symbol of Florence.

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The Duomo Complex and Its Hidden Terraces

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Hard to miss the Duomo

Duomo is a must see when in Firenze. Actuallt it's pretty hard to miss especially if one is staying in the city centre. Somehow, we get drawn towards the Duomo. Whether day or... read more

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Duomo is a must see when in Firenze. Actuallt it's pretty hard to miss especially if one is staying in the city centre. Somehow, we get drawn towards the Duomo. Whether day or night, rain or shine...there will be people taking photos of the Duomo. Highly recommend it.

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It is the focal point of Florence, very impressive building, don't miss climbing to the top of the doom if you are healthy and no heart related issues, it is a bit challenging to climb but interesting

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Yes its Number One Attraction in Florence, Reading The Reviews before you visit This place it's definitely makes you wonder what so special about this place.? But you can only answer in this question when you arrive and see face to face the cathedral. The Greatness of the temple its something that can not describe in few words, a strange... More 

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The Duomo and adjacent buildings are filled with art, history and beauty. Be sure to visit the area at night when the buildings have spotlights shining on them. The museum is definitely worth seeing as well as the Baptistery. It was the slow season, so we had no lines.

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Spiritual Church. The location of the church is very nice…and its inner-side is very interesting and very powerful…Take your time, go in and fell the spirit. The acoustic was amazing. At the time we were there, two guys were playing a trumpet with an organ and we heard them in every corner of the church.

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Gorgeous floor pavers and painted ceilings in the duomo portion! Its rather awe-striking!! Very impressive! The best part of this of getting inside, where the temperature drops. It's cool room temperature, even when it's roasting outside. But NOT worth waiting in a long line!!!! The Mornings are the busiest! Go with or without a ticket and avoid long lines, by... More 

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An unbelievably beautiful building, the Duomo do Firenze is worth the trip if you enjoy art history and architecture. The exterior dcoration is enough to send you agape. Add to it the Giotto campanile and the Brunelleschi dome and you'll want to spend hours walking round it. The interior is bare by comparison, yet commands admiration. Best photo time is... More 

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Oh my for the view once you are at the top and also for the 500 plus steps to go up. I tell you it's not for the faint hearted at all!!!!! It was well worth every step.

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...unless you have heart problems! The walk to the dome is 460 steps up. It's an experience in itself and the view from the top, amazing. You can stop along the way so you can do it at your pace. To do this walk you need to purchase a ticket for €15 per head that allows you 48 hours of... More 

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The frescoes on the inside of the dome are worth the time it takes to walk in. How can you say you've been to Florence and not seen the inside of the Duomo?

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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