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Florence Cathedral and The Opera del Duomo Museum: Tour with Brunelleschi's Dome

Florence Cathedral and The Opera del Duomo Museum: Tour with Brunelleschi's Dome

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Visit the Baptistery, Cathedral and Bell Tower at Florence's Duomo complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take in panoramic views of the city from the Dome.

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  • Explore the Duomo complex with a guide
  • Climb up to the top of Brunelleschi’s Dome
  • Discover the incredible history of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral
  • Admire masterworks by Michelangelo, Donatello, and Ghiberti
  • Marvel at the largest brick dome ever constructed
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Begin your tour in front of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, in the religious heart of Florence. Learn about the Baptistery of Saint John, as you see it from the outside, with its famous "Gates of Paradise". Head inside the cathedral to admire the mosaic decorations and see the Crypt of Santa Reparata. Visit the Opera del Duomo Museum, home to spectacular works of art including the original Gates of Paradise, Donatello's Maria Maddalena, and Michelangelo's Pieta. After the guided portion of the tour, climb 463 steps to Brunelleschi's Dome, to enjoy the best views over the city of Florence.
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Brunelleschi's Dome guided tour
  • Access to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Access to Brunelleschi's Dome
  • Access to The Opera del Duomo Museum
  • Access to Giotto's Bell Tower
  • Access to Crypt of Santa Reparata
  • Access to Florence Baptistery
  • Live tour guide
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    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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      Meeting point

      • Meet in front of the David Statue in Piazza Signoria • Look for the guide holding a blue flag with the words Florence and Global

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      What to bring

      • Passport or ID card
      • Passport or ID card for children

      Not allowed

      • Pets
      • Shorts
      • Luggage or large bags
      • Short skirts
      • Sleeveless shirts

      Know before you go

      • There are 463 steps to the top of the Dome and the climb is very steep and narrow in some places
      • All visitors must pass through airport-style security
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      4.6 /5

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      In the company of the presence of an excellent guide Tiziana, she told us a little about Florence passing through the characteristic alleys and then accompanied us to the dome. Here, too, he delighted us with anecdotes about the dome, showed with his tablet an explanatory video of the methods that are supposed to have been used to build it. Really interesting all and then I very good ice cream. I recommend doing it.

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      August 21, 2021

      Beautiful experience, our guide Tiziana explained very well and provided a lot of information both during the walk in medieval Florence and in the climb to the dome. Entering the dome you can also quickly see the interior of the cathedral (if you take the ticket for the cathedral instead, you cannot get under the dome). Highly recommended

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      August 20, 2021

      The tour of an hour to the areas adjacent to the Duomo is recommended. The guide Silvia, in addition to being very prepared on purely historical notions, told interesting curiosities about the city and its buildings. The gesture of giving a free ice cream to the Strega Nocciola ice cream parlor was much appreciated.

      July 8, 2021

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