The Fabbrica della Cattedrale of Florence was founded in 1296 by the Florentine Republic to oversee the construction of the Duomo and is responsible for its conservation.
The complex is divided into the Baptistery of San Giovanni with the Gates of Paradise, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Crypt of Santa Reparata, the Brunelleschi's Dome and Giotto's Bell Tower and the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo.
Your guided tour will take place for 3 hours among these marvelous monuments in the religious center of Florence.
Our guide will begin the tour by showing you the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, the famous workshops where they worked on the construction of the Cathedral, then will go with you into the Baptistery famous for its golden Byzantine mosaics. It will then continue with the entrance to the Cathedral, introducing you to the discovery of the artistic beauties of the Cathedral, including a visit to the Crypt of Santa Reparata.
Inside the New Cathedral Museum, you will find the original of the Gates of Paradise, Donatello's Magdalene and Michelangelo's Pietà. Thanks to this tour you will get to know the complete history of the splendid Cathedral of Florence, and the monuments of its complex, an opportunity to be seized on the go!
The guide will say goodbye to you, leaving you free to conclude the tour with the ascent to Brunelleschi's Dome from which you can enjoy the aerial view of an incomparable panorama of the city of Florence, right from its center!
An experience that will give you an unparalleled view from the heart of the city of Florence
We will leave you the ticket, valid for 72 hours, with which it will be possible in the following days and without reservation, to access Giotto's Bell Tower.
A complex route that our guide will make easy for everyone to access! It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes for this tour, and please note that you must cover your legs and shoulders to access the cathedral.
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Available days: Everyday
Bookable Starting Time: From 9:30 am to 01:00 pm
Duration: 3 hours
All, on reservation
Adult rate: The rate of the tour depends on the number of people. CALCULATE YOUR OWN RATE!
Child rate: From 6 years to 10 years discounted with ID. Please insert number of people.
Meeting Point: In front of the central door of the Cathedral
Additional Information: Climbing the dome is possible based on reservation and availability. To access the Opera del Duomo Complex, shoulders and legs must be covered.