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Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiorein Florence, Italy

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A striking symbol of Florence and the starting point of each excursions of each traveler is the Florence Cathedral.
Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence
Florence Cathedral is considered to be the main attraction of the city. Its construction took several centuries, and now future architects study the cathedral architecture at the universities.

Cathedral hits the scales and crushes its array on every visitor here feel special peace and tranquility.

Inside the cathedral you will see dozens of stained glass, murals, paintings of great Italians, clock going in the opposite direction, and on the dome you can climb the stairs.

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#21Greet the summer solstice in the Cathedral in FlorenceGreet the summer solstice in the Cathedraloddviser

June 21 in the cathedral you can see a phenomenon, conceived by architects for many centuries ago.

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#27Climb to the dome of the cathedral in FlorenceClimb to the dome of the cathedraloddviser

Rise in the dome of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore and see Florence from the bird's eye view.

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Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore on the map

Location: Piazza del Duomo

Open hours

10 am till 4:30 pm

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Photo credit © Antonio Cinotti