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Florence: Duomo and Museum Guided Tour

2 Hrs 30 Mins
9:45am
English

Description

Immerse yourself in an expertly guided journey through the secrets and history of the Florence Cathedral, led by true art and history connoisseurs. Uncover the brilliance of artists such as Brunelleschi, Giotto, and Donatello. Dedicated to Santa Maria del Fiore in 1412, this renowned cathedral, adorned with Brunelleschi’s awe-inspiring dome and vibrant polychrome marble panels, stands as a global symbol.

Built over the earlier St. Reparata Cathedral, the Duomo Florence, designed by Arnolfo di Cambio, saw contributions from various architects until its completion in 1436. Explore the interior, a treasure trove of extraordinary artworks, from intricately marbled floors to walls adorned with precious Last Judgement frescoes.

Your local guide will lead you from Piazza del Duomo, sharing fascinating anecdotes along the way. Marvel not only at the cathedral and Brunelleschi’s groundbreaking dome but also at Giotto’s bell tower. The journey extends to the Duomo Museum, home to masterpieces by Michelangelo and Donatello, boasting the world’s largest concentration of Florentine monumental sculpture. Delight in the collection’s medieval and Renaissance marvels in marble, bronze, and silver, including Michelangelo’s Pietà Bandini and Donatello’s Profeta Misterioso.

Highlights

Embark on a captivating journey inside the iconic Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, a symbol of Florence renowned worldwide. As the third largest church globally, it stands testament to the brilliance of supreme architect Filippo Brunelleschi and other master artists. Opt for a skip-the-line ticket and elevate your visit with an English-speaking licensed tour guide, delving into the heart of Florence’s historic center. This exclusive tour encompasses the Cathedral, the Baptistery, and the Opera del Duomo Museum, ensuring a breathtaking experience in one of Florence’s must-visit destinations.

Important Information

Dress code: Shoulders and knees must be covered to enter the Cathedral;

On a hot day wear a hat to protect yourself from the sun;

Food & Drinks are not included

Legally licensed English-speaking Tour Guide

Smaller groups: interact with your own Guide

No queues: skip-the-line and access guaranteed to Duomo Cathedral

Personal audio headsets provided (over 8 participants)

Electronic voucher accepted

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59,00 
29,50 

Meeting Point

Duomo Square – In front of colonna San Zanobi next to the Baptistery

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