Florence Duomo Florence, Italy 1296-1436
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.
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- Florence DuomoCattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
- 43.773236° N, 11.256319° E
- Piazza del Duomo
Highlights of FlorencePosted November 19, 2010 by Holly Hayes Part of: UK and Western Europe
Foggy view of Florence from San Miniato al Monte We had a very pleasant two-night stay in Florence (Sunday and Monday). As I think I've mentioned previously, it was a really nice change from Rome - quiet and peaceful. And our hotel was especially peaceful, as it is located about a 15-minute walk along the river from…
Solo Day Trip to FlorencePosted May 8, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
The Ponte Vecchio, bridge over the River Arno in Florence. On Monday, our last day based in Lucca, I took the train into Florence. David stayed behind at the hotel because he had ordered a new camera lens from the USA and there were some technical difficulties with customs he had to deal with (involving many phone…
- King, Ross. Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture. Penguin (Non-Classics). 2001. Print.
- Official Website of Florence Duomo. Web. Official website.