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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • How much does it cost to visit?

    Entry to the Cathedral is free. However, if you wish to visit the Bell Tower, the Crypt, the Baptistry or the Opera Museum you will be charged a single entry ticket of 15 Euros.

  • Is there a dress code?

    Since it is a religious site, visitors are required to wear appropriate, respectful clothing.

  • What are its opening hours?

    Entry hours are slightly different depending on which area of the Duomo you choose to visit, but they range from 8am till 11am. Sundays closed.

Exploring Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

Brunelleschi’s gigantic engineering feat, the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral, or Duomo is one of the most iconic landmarks of Florence. Discover statues and frescos concealed behind the huge bronze doors and see the terracotta rooftops and the nearby Tuscan hills from the dome. Get your bearings for a late-morning shop after your 463-step climb to the dome.

Accommodations near Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

There is a range of options for all travelers. The most popular hotel in Florence is the Canto degli Scali, which has been booked 5 times from our verified guests. Our guests also highly recommended Arte' Boutique Hotel in Florence as it has been reserved 5 times.

Sightseeing near Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

- Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

This Museum contains many of the original works of art created for the Duomo cathedral. Visitors will find many sculptures and works of that were removed from the bell tower and sculptures by Andrea Pisano, among others. The collection serves as a guide to the several changes that have occurred in the cathedral.

- Giotto's Campanile

The free-standing campanile, or bell tower is a beautiful example of 14th century Gothic architecture. Located in the Piazza del Duomo and part of the buildings that make up the Florence Cathedral, you will immediately recognize its beautiful white, red and green marble exterior.

Transportation near Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

Florence’s international airport is the main air arrivals hub for millions of visitors every year. Links with the city and its hotels are by taxi or bus, with a journey time of around 20 minutes. The ancient centre of the city is totally pedestrianised except for residents with driving permits, but is easy to access via bus or taxi. If you’re planning on staying adjacent to the district, exploring its wonders on foot is perfectly feasible.

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