Florence Duomo Complex Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

234606


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable only for the age of at least 8 years

Friendly: Yes.
Persons with a disability problem can visit most of Duomo Complex. No lecators exist, but , to climb the Dome or Belltower

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (advanced), Croatian (fluent), German (conversational), Spanish (fluent), Italian (fluent), Portuguese (conversational), Serbian (fluent)

St Mary of Flower, Cathedral of Florence


The guided tour of a Cathedral complex will get you to know more about the Cradle of renaissance and learn the secrets of the world famous Duomo. The cathedral complex is a exceptional concentration of masterpieces of architecture, sculpture and applied arts. The baptistry is an exceptional harmonious octagonal form, the most ancient part of the Duomo complex. Masterpiece of Romanesque architecture, interior is a breathtaking voulted structure with its dome entirely covered with Byzantine mosaics. We'll enter in the Cathedral, to admire titanc columns and cross vaulted ceiling. The incredible, daring architecture is completed by the impressive fresco paintings under the Dome representing The Final judgment. We will enter into the Museo dell'Opera's. Newly renovated 6, 000 sq. mt. surface area consists of twenty-five rooms on three floors. For the very first time, a spectacular new design hosts the masterpieces in their original setting. Impressive look over the city from the Dome or Belltower is available.

Itinerary

Climbing the Dome is on foot by 470 stairs. Need a booking in advance. Due to availability. it will be always the last part of the tour. We will start with an explanation of the extereor parts of the Cathedral. We will go into the Baptistry for about 20 min. We will go into the Cathedralfor max 40 min. We will go to the Opera Museum 1 hour. At this point you will be free to decide if to climbe the Dome or Tower. The ticket is valid three days.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the Baptistry Northern Gate

End location: At the exit of the Museum of Opera del Duomo

Duration: 3 hours

When Optimal situation is present 3 hours are enough. Sometimes the queues TO CLIMB ON FOOT the Dome or Tower are hours long and no skip the line tickets are available

Transportation

walking

What’s Included

My personal service as a tour guide for max 2 hours and 40 min

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 euro - ticket entrance fee

What’s Extra

everything not mentioned

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