Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) (Florence, Italy) Reviews
Description:Piazza Duomo, Florence.
Newest Review: ... towers above the rest of the city so it's very easy to find. From the main station in Florence it is about half a kilometre, and the roads are easy to negotiate, as you only have to turn left once onto via de' Cerretani. However once you're at the Cathedral it becomes slightly harder, as you have to be aware of which queue means what, and which door leads where. I cannot remember which door ... more
Customer Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore) (Florence, Italy) Reviews (2)
by - written on 10/06/10 (Very useful, 35 readings)
The Cathedral in Florence is a definite for anyone visiting Florence, and its hard not to visit once you are in Florence. It would like be someone in Agra not going to see the Taj Mahal, or a tourist in Giza refusing to visit the Pyramids. For all it's cliche to say this, it is a must see in Florence. And seeing as though it is in the centre of Florence, no queues and free, it would be harder for you to avoid a visit to the Cathedral. The real question is whether it's worth the trip from other parts of Italy to see the Cathedral and Florence's surrounding landmarks. The Cathedral is harder to miss than to find. Florence is a relatively small town in ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/03/06 (Useful, 65 readings)
Florence's cathedral is an image which many would be able to identify. It is one of the symbols of the city, and the reality is no less astounding. HISTORY: The cathedral was begun in the 13th century, although it was not consecrated as a church until nearly 150 years later. It was altered and added to right up to the 19th century. ACCESS: The cathedral is right in the centre of the city. You won't be able to miss it, because of the huge dome and the even taller bell tower. Its around 10 minutes walk from the main train station. I found that everything I needed in Florence was walkable so I'm not sure about the public ... Read the complete review