Guided Tour of Duomo Complex with Admission to Cupola Climb

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Discover Florence's gems: Brunelleschi's Dome & Florence Cathedral Museum. Ascend for views, marvel at Vasari's fresco, explore Renaissance treasures, and soak in the cityscape from the Duomo Terrace

Highlights

  • Visit the world’s greatest masonry dome, the masterpiece of Filippo Brunelleschi
  • Discover the secrets of the Duomo Complex with your knowledgeable guide
  • Admire the stunning design of the Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral
  • Enjoy the Fast track entrace to the Cathedral, Bell Tower ans Baptistery

Description

Take a tour with our friendly guide around Florence's Duomo Complex. We'll start at the famous Piazza del Duomo, where the guide will share interesting stories about this special place. Next, we'll visit the Baptistery of St. John, known for its beautiful golden ceiling and special bronze doors called the 'Gates of Paradise.' After that, we'll head to the Duomo Museum, full of old and important art by Michelangelo and Donatello. The guide will help you understand and enjoy these artworks. Then comes the fun part – climbing the Cupola. The guide won't climb with you, but don't worry; it's an exciting adventure! The Cupola, made by Filippo Brunelleschi, has 463 steps and no elevator. As you go up, you'll see narrow hallways and beautiful paintings of the Last Judgment. Once you reach the top of the Cupola, enjoy a fantastic view of Florence – a great spot for photos! Your ticket also lets you visit the inside of the big cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore, and climb Giotto's Bell Tower with a three-day pass. This tour is a fantastic way to see famous places in Florence and have an exciting climb to the top of the Cupola. Enjoy a three-day anytime pass for the Cathedral, Baptistery, Crypt, and Bell Tower. Explore Florence's heritage at your own pace.

Includes

Official certified guide Headsets Guided tour of St. John's Baptistery and Opera del Duomo Museum Entry ticket to St. John's Baptistery and Museo dell'Opera del Duomo Pre-timed reserved tickets to climb Brunelleschi's Dome (cupola) on your own Fast track entry ticket to the Cathedral (Duomo) Fast track entry ticket to Giotto's Bell Tower

Important Information

  • Please note that the ascent to the Dome is 464 steps with no elevator The ascent to the Bell Tower includes 414 steps with no elevator You have 72 hours after the tour to visit the bell tower with the same ticket, no reservation needed To access the Opera del Duomo Complex it is necessary to cover shoulders and legs This tour does not provide discounts for children This tour is not suitable for people who cannot climb the steps of the Dome (pregnant women, people with heart conditions, difficulty walking, etc.) Every visitor to the museum is required to undergo a security check. During peak hours, the wait for the check typically lasts around 15-30 minutes The 3-day pass is from the date you reserve when booking. But the Dome climb is a timed ticket and must be respected strictly The Opera del Duomo Museum is closed on the first Tuesday of each month The Cathedral may be closed for liturgical reasons without notice The Baptistery is undergoing restoration of the mosaics of the vault

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