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Piazza del Duomo

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Address: Florence, Italy
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This large city square contains the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, the...

This large city square contains the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, the third largest cathedral in the world after St. Peter's in Rome and St. Paul's in London.

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The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is unbelievable, huge, beautiful, has an art masterpiece everywhere both in the outside and inside.

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The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is unbelievable, huge, beautiful, has an art masterpiece everywhere both in the outside and inside.

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You are in Florence and you are still searching on TripAdvisor where to go? Well, do your planning while stealing at one of the most beautiful duomo in Italy (which kind of means in the world). When you are done looking up don't forget to go into the cathedral and then off to the leather market / central market for... More 

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The square is really pretty I mean I feel I went back to the medieval period. It is even more beautiful it the evening with music , street performer's and little trattoria's

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A visit here is a must and climb to the top of the Duomo for a wonderful view of Florence also visit the Bapistry and gaze and the wonderful ceiling.Book tickets a day before to avoid queues.

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A very lively square during day and night. Lots of restaurants and cafeterias all over the piazza. Steps away only you will see the main attractions of Florence.

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You will probably never forget the feeling when you first enter the Piazza. Like stepping into a fairytale, my breathe was taken away. The imposing Duomo is lit up at night - be sure to stop by after dark too.

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This is a lively and fun area in Florence. There is heaps to see and do and lots of places to stop and shop and eat.

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Florence is the most beautiful city in Italy.The Building are magnificent. The Art, culture. food local entertainment and most of all the history.So much talent and ingenious craftwork has you mind in awe at every turn.

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This was a wonderful Piazza and was a treat to my eyes. The lovely green,pink and white marble of the Duomo, bell tower and the baptistry glistened from anywhere you looked from. The interior of the Duomo is plain but serene and is worth a visit. Even in December, the crowds were massive. We chose not to fight the long... More 

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Beautiful from the outside, but because its so popular they sell a multiple building pass. We would have rather just seen the Duomo and Basilica.

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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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