To experience the city's atmosphere of culture, art, and history, drop by Piazza del Duomo, a lively square in the historic town center. One of Europe's most visited sites, this area is world-famous for offering stellar views from the main cathedral's dome, a creation of the Renaissance architect Filippo Brunelleschi. A huge statue of the architect sits in the square, his figure looking up toward his greatest achievement. The plaza also includes a Gothic bell tower designed by the city's other celebrated architect, Giotto di Bondone. Visit the octagonal baptistery built in honor of St. John, one of the oldest structures in the city. While strolling around this public space, drop by the square's popular museum of fine art, which features masterpieces by Michelangelo and Donatello, among others. Plan your visit to Piazza del Duomo and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Florence tour itinerary planner .
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A construção é deslumbrante, arquitetura espetacular. A igreja é linda e a vista da cidade muito legal. more »The building is stunning, spectacular architecture. The church is beautiful and the view of the city is very nice.
Luogo caratteristico della città, i suoi colori illuminano l'intera piazza. L'imponenza del complesso delle strutture (cattedrale con cupola, battistero e campanile) risuona da ogni parte della città. more »Characteristic place of the city, its colors illuminate the whole square. The grandeur of the complex of the structures (cathedral with Dome, Baptistery and bell tower) resonates from every part of the city.
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