Spent half a day admiring the artwork and architecture of this cathedral. Breathtakingly beautiful on the outside. Less impressive on the inside.
About Duomo - Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
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Be sure to give yourself time to truly appreciate this magnificent building. If you have the opportunity, visit the museum. Seeing the evolution of the cathedral is well worth the visit for the variety of sculpture and designs.
We got reserved tickets for the first group to go up- 8:30-- online weeks before our tri[- the kids grumbled when I got them up-- but it was so amazing to go up before it wqs crowded- if you get the combo ticket then you...More
This was our second time in florence and seeing the duomo from the outside. But the first time we managed to get a look inside. Outside and inside this place is incredible. The duomo is free to enter but the museum, baptistry and the tower...More
Would have rated this higher but the building is so dirty! Add in cranes around it and the front center section covered up for cleaning/ repair and this tourist feels slightly cheated.... :( There are 2 old men playing the violins outside the Duomo that...More
The Duomo is really outstanding, especially as it is located between small streets. You are walking and then you see a magnificent very big and beautiful cathedral! It’s very impressive, I don’t really know even how to express the impression:) You can have a glass...More
One of the more beautiful and distinct cathedrals in Europe, hence the huge queues. Take the climb to the top of the Dome for some extraordinary views of the city and the fabulous Tuscan countryside. The climb is not for the claustraphobic of if you...More
Given the marvellous exterior the inside comes as a slight disappointment being rather dark and with relatively little artwork.