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“A little tricky” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiore

Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria dei Fiore
Via della Canonica, 1 | Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Florence, Italy
+39 055 2302885
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Ranked #12 of 220 attractions in Florence
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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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“A little tricky”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

A big and bold looking Duomo just like most of the others in Italy but a little disappointing on the inside. Far too much space not unlike the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

Visited February 2013
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“Breathtaking building”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

A beautiful building, both inside and out. It is well worth the audio guide as much of importance would otherwise be missed. You will need to leave some form of ID as deposit against the return of the gizmo - we gave a mywaitrose card - they didn't know the difference!

Visited March 2013
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

It is so beautiful it almost seems fake. This is such a great world treasure. Be sure to make it one of your stops in Florence.

Visited March 2013
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“Another big church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

The 4th largest church in the world. Very atmospheric, no admittance fee. Check it out: it's the center of the city.

Visited March 2013
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“jus amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

everything, the Brunelleschi Cupola is something has to be seen. it changes your life...I was looking at it for 30 minutes and was not enough

Visited January 2013
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