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Climb to the dome of the cathedralin Florence, Italy

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

Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore
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?

#9Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore in FlorenceCattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

A striking symbol of Florence and the starting point of each excursions of each traveler is the Florence Cathedral.

Location: Piazza del Duomo
Open hours: 10 am till 4:30 pm

When to do?

From 08:30 am to 7:00 pm.

How much?

€8

Tips and hints

Not advised to climb the dome for people with heart disease, fear of heights and claustrophobia.

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