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Florence Cathedral

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Things to know about Florence Cathedral

The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore ("Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower" in English,) is the main Cathedral of Florence. Also known simply as the Duomo of Florence, it was originally designed in 1296. The structure was built on the site of the 7th century the church of Santa Reparata, the remains of which can be visited in the crypt.
 
This imposing Cathedral had to be an icon of Florence's growing importance. The world-famous dome, which dominates the exterior and the whole historic centre, was added in the 15th century on a project of Filippo Brunelleschi, the most important architect of the early Renaissance.
 
The internal walls of the Dome were beautifully frescoed by Giorgio Vasari and other important artist of the time, while the 278 feet high Campanile (or Bell Tower) was design by Giotto di Bondone in 1334.
 
Being the icon of the city and one of the most renowned monuments in Italy, a tour to the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is a prerequisite for any visitor in Florence!

Tours and things to do in Italy

Group Tour of the Centre of Florence and Uffizi Gallery Spend an enchanting afternoon walking through Florence accompanied by our professional tour guide. You'll hit all the most important landmarks, including Fiesole, the Piazza Santa Croce and Piazza della Signoria and spend a visit to the famous masterpieces held in the Uffizi Gallery.
55,00
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2 days tour with panoramic bus in Florence from Venice by high speed train Florence is a fantastic destination. You can come here time after time, and the city will still have many hidden secrets to unveil! It’s no wonder that it’s recognized as one of the most beautiful and important Italian cities, being the place where Renaissance was born. 
333,50
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Full Day Private guided Tour of the Centre of Florence Florence conjures up images of art, history, stunning architecture and old world charm: discover it with this classic tour, that will bring you in the main landmarks of the city. Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Uffizi Gallery and Piazza del Duomo are just waiting for you!
105,75
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Cool Shopping Tour with Personal Shopper and Image Consultant Experience a day all for yourself: just let yourself be guided by an expert, friendly Personal Shopper & Image Consultant on a shopping tour through fashion and style, looking for the trendiest shops in Florence, one of the fashion capitals in the world!
119,00
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Private Food Tour to Discover the Flavors of Florence This amazing private tour will take you to discover the authentic flavors of the Florentine cuisine, one of the most renowned in Italy: from the "truffle sandwich" with olive oil, to prosciutto and cheeses, until getting to a delicious Italian coffee and ice cream.
85,10
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Medieval Florence Tour: the best medieval attractions in Florence Although Florence is mostly sought after for its Renaissance attractions, there is also a medieval side of the city, a very charming one. Our medieval tour of Florence includes a handful of amazing experiences and reveals the most important medieval attractions of Florence.
80,75
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Guided Tour of the Duomo, the Baptistery and the Opera del Duomo Museum in Florence Join us for an amazing opportunity to visit the famous Florence Cathedral with our guided tour. You will have the unique chance to see the magnificent Duomo, Baptistery and Museum, learning more about this fascinating part of the Florence heritage.
39,00
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Private Tour of Florence on the footsteps of Dan Brown's "Inferno" Discover Florence on Robert Langdon's footsteps and explore the location of the international best-seller book "Inferno" by Dan Brown. This tour of Florence will bring you in the main places of the novel, and you will relive its thrilling story and its unpredictable enigmas.
92,88
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Group Tour of Medieval Florence in the footsteps of Dan Brown's "Inferno" Join us and discover the mysterious world created by Dan Brown in his best seller "Inferno". We will follow a unique itinerary in Florence, discovering hidden secrets and symbols. See the city as never before with our exclusive guided walking tour through the Medieval Town in Florence!
69,00
per person
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Romantic Florence Tour around the main monuments on a carriage Discover the romantic side of Florence, a city that has left many tourists entranced and enraptured by its splendid beauty. Let be guided by our guide on this tour, and know the romantic stories and the thwarted lovestories that relive in the alleys of Florence.
56,63
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