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Cupola di Santa Maria del Fiore

Cupola di Santa Maria del Fiore
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Type of Attraction
Buildings & Monuments
Neighborhood
Downtown
Interests That Apply
History, Engineering, Architecture, Technology, Religion, Art, Outdoors
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Price: $10-$15
EUR 8.00
Is there parking?: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No
Mobility Obstacles: Extended Walking Required Stairs
Notes: There are 463 stairs.
Water/Drinks: NOT available at this attraction or nearby.
Eating: This is NOT a good place to get a meal or snack.
Restrooms: Not Available
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Cupola di Santa Maria del Fiore

Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore

Brunelleschi's Dome


Expert Pick Family Time Must See

Address: Phone:
Piazza del Duomo
Florence, Tuscany 50122
+39 055 230 2885

Description

The dome of Santa Maria del Fiore is one of the world's most famous monuments, a tremendous feat of engineering from the genius of Renaissance architect Filippo Brunelleschi. The dome was commissioned to Filippo Brunelleschi after a public competition in 1401 and it occupied much of Brunelleschi's life. Today, the dome can be climbed via its 466 steps and provides a breathtaking view of the whole city of Florence.


What you should know before visiting Cupola di Santa Maria del Fiore

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 8:30am-7pm, Mon-Fri; 8:30am-5:40pm, Sat
Notes: The Dome closes at 4pm on the first Saturday of each month.
Visit Time: 1hr-2hr
Average Wait Time: 15-30min
Notes: In summer, the line to climb the Duomo can be up to one hour long.
Price: $10-$15
Price Notes: EUR 8.00

Exposure

Outdoor with little or no covering. Notes: Before reaching the summit, the climb is all indoors with no climate control; once reaching the top, one is entirely exposed to the elements.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers

Transportation

Best Modes of Transportation: Walking
Parking Availability: No


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