Rise in the dome of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore and see Florence from the bird's eye view.
The dome of the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore is the greatest creation of architecture, its structure is studied in universities by students of Florence and it offers spectacular views of the city.
Photo: Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, © Ed Webster
How to do?
1. Get the Basilica on any day except tuesday.
2. Buy the entrance-ticket.
3. Climp the dome by stairs, count them by the way :-)
Where to do?
Location: Piazza del Duomo
Open hours: 10 am till 4:30 pm
When to do?
From 08:30 am to 7:00 pm.
Tips and hints
Not advised to climb the dome for people with heart disease, fear of heights and claustrophobia.
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