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Piazza del Duomo | Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pre book to climb to the top of the cupola and wonder at the design skills and engineering by Brunelleschi, it is truly amazing and wuite an honour to be allowed to climb inside. The view down into the city is amazing as is the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Katengraham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sent an email to them and we had an interesting tour, were told about many amazing things from history and art of this beautiful city. They have a particular way to telling stories. Thank you and good luck with your beautiful project, we had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alex_Flix97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t let the steps put you off is very easy to go all the way to the top. The steps are very narrow so just take your time. You will have to book a time slot to go up, it make it easy as you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Crispizzalover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No outside information telling you to arrive 10 mins before - huge queue forming, told to join the queue: QUEUE QUEUE QUEUE and then WAIT WAIT WAIT RUDE RUDE RUDE Staff QUEUE QUEUE QUEUE again (as too early so sent back again) RUDE RUDE RUDE...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HeatherMegaMauriFan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

see my review of the Duomo above - you need be fit and always carry water - 400+ steps some almost vertical and others spiral

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Janine33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got to see the murals painted on this dome Christmas Eve. It was quite magical. I would do it again if I had the chance. It was very busy, as it always is, but to be able to sit during the mass and just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank My2centzworth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a lovely piazza! so many beautiful and diverse churches. unfortunately, we did not have the time to go inot any of them and explore, but the outsides were so beautiful!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gabse72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Climbing and lowering at one point is done in the same direction and attention to those who climb or descend. The house is a little embarrassed. The view is wonderful. Up to the top you can see the two dome cathedrals.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tufus92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In less than 30 minutes, you can climb to the top. Although there are a lot of stairs, they're quite even & it's a relatively simple climb, accessible for younger & older visitors. Stop off en route to view the spectacular fresco work on the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AustralianOverseas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thinking of the time at which this was built it really is an astonishing feat of engineering. On our recent visit we were unable to see the dome from the inside which was a little disappointing for this trip. Still stupendous.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
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of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
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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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577michellez
30 January 2019|
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Response from Jurgen B | Reviewed this property |
I forgot, but it's not cheap
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577michellez
30 January 2019|
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Response from KathrynT | Reviewed this property |
18 euros for all ....the cupola, museum, baptistery, tower and crypt.
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Response from C2938QHbetht | Reviewed this property |
The cathedral itself and the piazza around it are wheelchair friendly. The actual dome of the cathedral however is not, and can only be reached by a very steep climb on foot.
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