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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

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About Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is situated in Florence in Italy is an architectural masterpiece and the pride of the Florentine skyline. The Cathedral is known for its rich history and architectural marvels. Built-in over 150 years, between 1296 and 1436, the building is a blend of different architectural styles that were prevalent in the different eras making it more intriguing than ever.



Attractions near Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

Piazza del Duomo0.06km from Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

Piazza del Duomo lies in the very historic center of Florence, which is enough to say that, even if only geographically speaking, the respective piazza has a privileged position. Yet, it is by its statute as ultimate tourist hotspot that Piazza del Duomo stands out in sharp relief in the overcrowded picture of tourist attractions in Florence. The square contains the Florence Cathedral with the Cupola del Brunelleschi, the Giotto's Campanile, the Florence Baptistery and so more.

The Baptistery of St. John0.08km from Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

The Baptistery of St. John is located  in the heart of the city in the Piazza del Duomo, it is adjacent to the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence's most famous landmark with its distinctive pastel-hued marble, tall bell tower and enormous dome designed by Brunelleschi. The baptistery sits in front like a welcoming beacon to the monumental piazza and church.

Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore0.17km from Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

The Museo dell Opera del Duomo is a museum in Florence, on the north-east side of the Piazza del Duomo. It collects works of art from the sacred complex of the Duomo of Florence, Giotto's Baptistery, and Bell Tower, with a very important nucleus of Gothic and Renaissance statuary.  Among the most important works, works by Andrea Pisano, Arnolfo di Cambio, Nanni di Banco, the original reliefs of the Porta del Paradiso by Ghiberti

Laurentian Medici Library0.2km from Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

The Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana is the Medici’s library designed by Michelangelo in the San Lorenzo complex in Florence. It is also a major working library.  Laurentian Medici Library. The Laurentian Medici Library is a major library in Florence. For tourists, the main sight is the magnificent Renaissance reading room designed by Michelangelo. the library was built to emphasize that the Medici were no longer merchants but members of intelligent and ecclesiastical society. It contains manuscri

Piazza della Repubblica0.22km from Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

Piazza della Repubblica is one of the main squares in Florence and marks the center of the city since Roman times. During medieval times the area around the column was densely populated with markets, tabernacles and churches. The square's Giubbe Rosse cafe has long been a meeting place for famous artists and writers, notably those of Futurism.

Riccardi Medici Palace0.23km from Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

The Palazzo Medici is a Renaissance palace located in Florence, Italy. It is the seat of the Metropolitan City of Florence and a museum. It was well known for its stone masonry, which includes architectural elements of rustication and ashlar. The palazzo is divided into different floors. The ground floor contains two courtyards, chambers, anti-chambers, studies, lavatories, kitchens, wells, secret and public staircases and on each floor there are other rooms meant for family.

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Tuscany is known for its landscapes, history, artistic legacy, and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science, and contains well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace. Tuscany is also known for its wines.