Florence Cathedral

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Soaring high above the city skyline, the Cathedral of Florence, Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore is the fourth largest cathedral in the world. Completed by Brunelleschi in 1436 after 150 years of construction, the splendid red-tile terracotta dome with intricate interior frescoes is an architectural marvel, and offers stunning views if you can climb the 450 steps to the top. A guided tour will apprise you of the history of the Cathedral and take you around the Baptistery of St John, Museum of the Works of the Cathedral and Brunelleschi's Dome, after which you can climb Giotto's Campanile for breathtaking views of Florence.

 Hours 
Sun
13:30
16:45
Mon
10:00
16:30
Tue
10:00
16:30
Wed
10:00
16:30
Thu
10:00
16:30
Fri
10:00
17:00
Sat
Closed
 
About Florence Cathedral

 Piazza del Duomo, Firenze, Italy

 +39 055 230 2885

 http://www.ilgrandemuseodelduomo.it

Florence Cathedral and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Basilica of Santa Maria Novella

Basilica of Santa Maria Novella(1.3 km)
The Basilica of Santa Maria Novella is renowned for its treasured collection of art and funerary monuments as well as its striking Gothic-Renaissance architecture.

Boboli

Boboli(1.3 km)

David

David(0.4 km)
Michelangelo's original 5m tall statue of David carved from a single slab of marble is kept at the Galleria dell ‘Academia, which also has other well known statues, paintings and carvings on display, well worth seeing.

Florence Baptistery

Florence Baptistery(0.1 km)
The Baptistery de San Giovanni, built in 1128 AD on the foundations of a Roman temple, is one of Florence’s oldest monuments of Romanesque architecture with bronze doors at the Gate of Paradise, which are a replica of the original ones by Lorenzo Ghiberti kept at the Museo dell’Opera.

Palazzo Pitti

Palazzo Pitti(1 km)
The 16th century Palazzo Pitti was originally built by Brunelleschi for a wealthy banker, eventually became home to the Medici family and now houses several important museums and galleries on various items such as silver, porcelain and Renaissance clothing as well as more modern artworks from the 18th to 20th centuries AD.

Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio(0.4 km)
The 13th century Gothic Palazzo Vecchio with ornate ceilings and frescoed walls was the seat of Florentine government during the 13th and 14th Centuries.

Piazza della Signoria

Piazza della Signoria(0.4 km)
The No.

Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio(0.6 km)
The most famous bridge on the river Arno is the 14th century arched ‘Old Bridge’ Ponte Vecchio that houses goldsmiths, jewelry workshops and the Signoria open arched gallery.

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