Florence Duomo

Florence Duomo

This magnificent cathedral is notable for its revolutionary dome designed by Brunelleschi (1436), its tall campanile by Giotto, fine marble exterior and splendid baptistery. Inside, the Duomo is a veritable museum of Renaissance art.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248605
Names
Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Duomo

Timeline

1436

Brunelleschi completes revolutionary dome of Florence Cathedral

1436

Brunelleschi completes revolutionary dome of Florence Cathedral

13 Sep 1501

Michelangelo sculpts the David in Florence

Bibliography

  1. King, Ross. Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture. Penguin (Non-Classics), 2001.
  2. Official Website of Florence Duomo. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.duomofirenze.it/index-eng.htm>