Type: Religious Sites, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Sightseeing: It's impossible to miss this landmark of Florence--it towers above other buildings in the city, and it's the best place to climb in order to see the entire town. Dating back to the Gothic era, the...  Read More
Free Things to Do: Few people know that they can get into the Duomo for free. Though you might need to purchase a ticket to see the other sights (if you would like to climb up the campanile or dome itself you will need...  Read More
Best Attractions & Activities: Florence's most famous church is worth spending an entire afternoon at, and when you purchase a ticket, it's easy to do. The Duomo offers a museum where you can learn about the process involved in...  Read More
Historic Sites: What trip to Florence would be complete without a tour of the incredible Duomo? A feat of architecture, the genius is in the design. Whether you choose to walk inside the main sanctuary or to get some...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Winter: Daily; 7:30am-1pm,; 2:30pm-5pm
  • Summer: Mon-Sat; 7:30am-7:30pm
  • Closed: for; Mass; 9am; and; 10am

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Sightseeing: "Think about coming for mass--it's a great way to see the church and skip the lines of tourists."
  • Free Things to Do: "Make sure you bring a guidebook with you so you know what you're seeing."
  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Make sure you buy a ticket so you can climb up to the top."
  • Historic Sites: "Check out which times are busiest--evenings and mornings are usually quieter."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: It would be a shame to miss this famous and beautiful treasure.
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Florence's most famous church is worth taking a peek inside.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Florence's most famous church is a sight to be seen--it's gorgeous.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Florence's most famous church is a testament to the beauty of the city.

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