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Address: Piazza del Duomo | Historical Center, 10000, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055-230-2885
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A beautiful place to sit while eating gelato or sipping wine, taking in the sights and sounds of this beautiful place. Pensive, spectacular, wonderful photo ops, thoroughly... read more

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I heard people who went up the tower saying it gives a bird's eye and a spectacular view of Florence. Its worth a visit for sure. I regret not having climbed this.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A beautiful place to sit while eating gelato or sipping wine, taking in the sights and sounds of this beautiful place. Pensive, spectacular, wonderful photo ops, thoroughly romantic and atmospheric.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Dome and also the Giotto's Bell Tower. You have to go by stairs but the views are good from the top. Go there !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After climbing the four hundred and odd steps the view was spectacular and well worth the struggle. It was August and extremely hot so you can imagine what we looked like by the time we got to the top. The added bonus was the bells ringing whilst we stopped off on one of the interim floors....amazing noise

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

414 Stairs to the top, but there are three balconies to stop and rest along the way. The stairs are narrow so it can be a tight squeeze to get by others coming in the opposite direction. But the view at the top is very much worth while! Bring your camera, a water bottle and an extra layer (it can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

414 medieval stairs. The atmosphere in the tiny stairwell was fantastic. Trying to get past people going in the opposite direction not so much but it made the atmosphere even better. Do not attempt unless fit - not sure how they would get a paramedic up there if they needed to? But the views are magnificent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After 350+ steps my legs, lungs and heart were wondering what I was doing! At one point I was actually climbing towards a bright light (being in such a religious place I was getting worried). Fortunately, it turned out to be a window slot at the top of another flights of stairs. After 414 steps, and several rests, I finally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing but be warned there are lots of steps to climb and the staircase is very narrow. Views are fantastic though so its a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are a total of 414 steps with landings every so often to rest and admire the views across the city. The passageways are narrow so every now and then you have to squeeze past people going in the opposite direction. It is mainly straight stairways though. Views from the top are magnificent and worth the ascent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did all the climbs in Florence and they were all worth the hassle of dealing with all the others climbing the stairs. Beautiful tower in wonderful Florence.

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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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