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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
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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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Beautiful views!

The climb is worth it! Beautiful views of Florence. Make sure it is a clear day. We were at the top during sunset and it was lovely.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The climb is worth it! Beautiful views of Florence. Make sure it is a clear day. We were at the top during sunset and it was lovely.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

No words, just go!! There is a beauty that cannot be put into words. During January, no lines...you just walk in :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Duomo was my favourite thing in Florence. No matter where you are in Florence you can see it in all its stunning glory and I came home with some beautiful photos of it. It's so pretty inside and out, close up and from a distance. Climbing to the top was awesome. On our first day in Florence we noticed... More 

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This place is huge, fantastic architecture. I did not manage to go inside but walking around the building was worth it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was glad I booked my hotel 5 minutes away from the highlight of Florence. It's beautiful to walk around a nice sunny Sunday and take your time to take it all in. There's not many landmarks in Florence but this is the one that matters. Lovely brick work and large domes above the city what could be better?

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Duomo is amazing, the outside is incredible. The architecture is amazing. The interior is boring but the outside is heaven. You can climb up the duomo and the bell tower which is cool, not good if you're scared of heights which I am.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the most incredible constructions I ever witnessed, discovered it at night, unprepared, in december. The contrast with the darkness of the sky, the quietness of the streets around 11 PM. I'll never forget this. And in the daytime, it is still an unbelievable construction. Kept watching videos about this place after I returned home, and I can only... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

To me, the Duomo in Florence is one of the most magnificent churches in the world. The size and splendor are unparalleled. We were lucky enough to be able to attend mass on New Year's eve, which made it even a more special experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful expression of art and faith. A must see and definitely take the climb to the top. Well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful! I loved that we could hike to the top for even more breathtaking views of Florence. The hike includes a lot of stairs, narrow in places and slow going due to the number of people doing it but well worth it.

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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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