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Florence: Cathedral, Duomo Museum, and Baptistery Tour

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See this historic and religious landmark in Florence with pre-reserved tickets. Visit the Cathedral, Duomo Museum, and Baptistery on a guided trip, then climb Giotto's Bell Tower at your own pace.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a well-organized guided tour of the Duomo Complex in Florence
  • Make the most of your valuable time with an expert guide
  • Benefit from our pre-reserved tickets and head in faster
  • See the Cathedral, Duomo Museum, Baptistery with Giotto Pass (valid for 72 hrs.)

Description

Visit the key religious monuments at Duomo Square with pre-reserved tickets in Florence. Focus on the historical and cultural significance of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and its complementary structures explained by an expert local guide. Start your tour at Duomo Square. Learn about the Cathedral and its construction through the centuries and how it came to be the center of Florence’s religious life. Benefit from your guide’s knowledge to understand its relationship with the rest of the magnificent buildings in the square. Visit the imposing Cathedral of Florence dominating the skyline. See it as an artistic wonder for its size and its amazing marble decorations. Enjoy the beauty of priceless treasures of Gothic and Renaissance art. Get priority admission to the octagonal Baptistery of St. John, best known for its ceiling decorated with golden mosaics and its gleaming bronze doors, called the Gates of Paradise. Gaze at the relief work on the detailed panels. Learn how these are not the original bronze doors and that the authentic East Doors are currently on display in the museum. Continue to the Duomo Museum, where incredible masterpieces like the gates of the Baptistery, Donatello’s sculptures, and the original dome’s wooden scaffoldings are exhibited. You could spend hours wandering through the displays, but your guide will focus on highlights such as Michelangelo’s Pietà and other magnificent works of art. The last stop is Giotto's Bell Tower, which you can climb at your leisure.

Includes

St. John’s Baptistery (pre-reserved tickets) Duomo Museum highlights (pre-reserved tickets) Duomo Square Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral from a separate entrance Giotto’s Bell Tower (at your own pace) Giotto Pass valid for 72 hours

Important Information

  • Unannounced renovation work is often done during the off season
  • The Baptistery will be closed to visitors due to restoration work from the 17th of October to the 18th of December, 2022.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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