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Designed by Arnolfo di Cambio at the end of the 13th century, the Cathedral's trademark dome is now the symbol of Florence.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 days in Florence
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Via della Canonica, 1 | Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Speechless when you see it up close. So beautiful that it stands out on almost every corner. At night, sit on a hotel patio and witness it majestic beauty. Thank you Florence

Thank Todd M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place has to be experienced to appreciate it. Pictures don't do it justice. It's amazingly beautiful and wonderful to behold something this vast was created in the 1600s. Once you're inside, there aren't a lot of exhibits, so I wouldn't water money on a...More

1  Thank Zac H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The duomo is a really impressive place. Quite beautiful. It is not far from piazza where statue of David is situated so both can be done in a day

Thank Petemcgaw
Reviewed yesterday

Wow. The outside of this church is breathtaking. I was stunned the first time we glanced at it. The inside was disappointing. Wish we could have just gone into the baptismo instead of this one. But their gift shop inside has some unique magnets for...More

1  Thank OkieDokwa14
Reviewed yesterday

The Duomo is a must see in Florence but you have to book the time slot to climb it in advance. Make sure to plan for that and visit the ticket office with time to buy your ticket (online purchase with overseas credit cards may...More

Thank ptrcmrnd
Reviewed yesterday

A site to behold! If you can stand outside at 5 PM and listen to the bells, it will bring you to your knees!

1  Thank June E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just so beautiful did not see inside as the queues were just sooo long but magnificent to just contemplate it’s beauty.

Thank traceym595
Reviewed yesterday

The Duomo is a top 3 attraction for sure. It's so overwhelming that it's near impossible to describe. Recommend buy tickets online or in advance to avoid the long, long lineups. Beware street hawkers selling 'shortcut' tickets.

1  Thank Doug C
Reviewed yesterday

We had tried to book a time before we arrived in Florence but this proved difficult. We were lucky, on Sunday morning we were able to book for Tuesday and got the 9 am slot. It is a long (very hard) climb up a lot...More

1  Thank Sassi66
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Used Duomo Dome Skip the Line Tour 7779P16 with Rosella from ACCORD Innovative Tourist Solutions. You can tell that Rosella LOVES her city of Florence. She knows the history and speaks with passion when she tells you about it. This tour is NOT for the...More

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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
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Aneta T
10 September 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can line up and get into the Basilica for free. If you get there nice and early and line up you can beat the long queue at the main entrance of the Duomo between it and the Baptistry.
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David F
16 August 2018|
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Yes Line is pretty long. People have been waiting prior to 9am.
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Rahul C
15 August 2018|
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Response from TrishDavis | Reviewed this property |
With advance reservations and our Rick Steves audio guide We did four museums in 8 hours. We did a1.5 hour abbreviated version of the Ufizzi while still being able to appreciate what we saw. Then we went to the Bargello... More
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