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DUOMO

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Address
Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Phone
+39 055 230 2885

Website
duomo.firenze.it

Description
The Duomo, officially known as the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, is one of the most iconic landmarks in Florence, Italy. This magnificent cathedral is renowned for its stunning architectural beauty and its prominent location in the heart of Florence's historic center. It is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture and features a distinctive red-tiled dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi, which is an engineering marvel of its time.

Construction of the Duomo began in the 13th century and continued for several centuries, resulting in a fusion of architectural styles. The cathedral's interior is equally impressive, adorned with intricate frescoes, stained glass windows, and sculptures. Visitors can also climb to the top of the dome for panoramic views of Florence. The Duomo is not only a place of worship but also a symbol of Florence's rich history and cultural heritage, making it a must-visit attraction for tourists and art enthusiasts from around the world.


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