Piazza del Duomo

Piazza del Duomo, Florence


Piazza del Duomo is the historic center of Florence. It is one of the most visited places in the world generally. A must visit during your trip to Florence! It houses various important monuments of Florence. Those are:

Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral: The main church of Florence dating back to 13-15th century. It is 3rd largest church in world after Rome's St. Peter Church and London's St. Paul Church.
Giotto's Bell Tower: The monument is one of the highlights of Italian Gothic architecture with rich sculptural decorations.
Baptistery of St. John: A marvelous Italian Romanesque style building, one of the oldest in Florence dating back to 1059-1128.
Other monuments of particular note are the Palazzo dei Canonici, Palazzo Archivescovile, Palazzo Strozzi di Mantova, , Torre dei Marignolli, Opera di San Giovanni and the Venerabile Arciconfraternita della Misericordia.

Piazza del Duomo is an ultimate introduction to the art and history of the city. Start your Florence trip from here!

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  • Mike Melon

    - 06 February 2018 -

    Amazing cathedrale

  • Rustic Tour Guide

    - 16 November 2017 -

    In order to save your time and to be informative you can hire a city guide in advance

  • Michael B.

    - 30 October 2017 -

    Lovely building. Nice but way too many tourists. Try the one hour guide riding a small wagon.

  • Daniel O'Flaherty

    - 02 October 2017 -

    Absolutely amazing place, would have loved to have gone up the tower but unfortunately didn't have the energy after the 20,000 steps we had done already!

  • Mana

    - 30 September 2017 -

    Awesome church

  • Klemen

    - 25 August 2017 -

    Utterly beautiful but avoid the daytime crowds at all costs.

  • Aylin Arıcan

    - 05 August 2017 -

    463 steps to the top of the Duomo. You should start exercise for that one year earlier😊😅 i do not have confidence but i kneel on the ones who could😎

  • Jeremy Devar

    - 28 July 2017 -

    Beautiful ambience, rich heritage, amazing gelato, cannolis etc...

  • Josh A

    - 23 June 2017 -

    Didn't get to go inside but the building is magnificent! Lots of foot traffic but definitely worth a visit.

  • Dimitris D

    - 20 June 2017 -

    Humbling and massive. Read the story

Piazza del Duomo tours

Pisa and the Leaning Tower Half-Day Trip from Florence

Discover the delights of Pisa on an afternoon tour from Florence, led by a friendly local guide. After traveling through the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, explore Cathedral Square (Piazza dei Miracoli) and pose for photos by the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Pisa Half-Day Trip from Florence Including Skip-the-Line Leaning Tower of Pisa Ticket

See the highlights of Pisa on a day trip from Florence, and use a skip-the-line ticket to climb the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa. After traveling through the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, explore the city on a walking tour visiting the Cathedral Square (Piazza dei Miracoli). Learn about the...

Florence Day Trip to Pisa, San Gimignano, and Siena with Lunch

Enjoy this full day trip to Siena, San Gimignano and Pisa from Florence. Learn about the Tuscany history through sightseeing, while visiting three most famous cities of the region, and enjoy a typical lunch in the Chianti area, as well as some wine-tasting.

Walking in Florence

If you want an introduction to Florence, then this 2-hour walking tour is perfect for you. Join a local guide on a relaxing stroll through Florence and learn about historical points of interest as you go. This tour will open your eyes to this beautiful city and its attractions.

Florence Walking Tour: Renaissance Secrets and Scandals

Get a revealing look at the hidden history of Florence as you stroll down its alleyways on a two hours and fifteen minutes guided walking tour. Follow your knowledgeable guide on foot to the famous piazzas in the city center, including the Piazza della Reppublica and Piazza del Duomo. You’ll hear...

Chianti and Siena Half Day Tour with Dinner from Florence

Discover the wonders of the Chianti region and its unique landscapes on this half-day tour. Taste the wines and typical products of Tuscany and enjoy a guided tour of Siena.The tour ends with a delicious dinner in a typical Tuscany winery with wine tasting.

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