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Florence: Skip-the-line Duomo Complex Tour with Cupola Climb

Product ID: 30078
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Enjoy a comprehensive 3-hour guided tour of the Baptistery, Great Duomo Museum and the interior of the Duomo avoiding all queues, thanks to the Duomo skip-the-line ticket. Climb Brunelleschi's Dome on your own to enjoy the breathtaking views.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the largest brick dome ever constructed
  • Visit Florence Baptistery and admire its famous mosaics and bronze doors
  • Enjoy the Opera del Duomo Museuml, the original Lorenzo Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise and Michelangelo's Pietà
  • Climb Brunelleschi's Dome and Giotto’s Bell Tower to enjoy the views of Florence
  • Skip the line to visit the interior of Florence Cathedral
Full description
Visit Florence's religious center on a 3-hour guided tour inside Florence Baptistery and Florence Cathedral, including Giotto's Campanile and the Opera del Duomo Museum.

Enjoy skip-the-line entrance to Florence Cathedral, one of the largest and most important churches in the world. Construction began in 1296 and ended only in 1436, with the creation of the magnificent dome by Filippo Brunelleschi. Climb the dome on your own usually at 12 PM, shortly after your guide departs.

See Florence Baptistery, one of the oldest buildings in Florence, built in the Florentine Romanesque style.

Then visit the Opera del Duomo Museum, a site that collects original masterpieces from the Duomo complex. Among the most important works on display are the original Gates of Paradise by Ghiberti, and Michelangelo's Pietà Bandini. The museum also houses one of the largest collections of Donatello's work in the world.

The tour will allow you also to climb Giotto’s Campanile and enjoy one of the most impressive views of Florence from the top of the bell tower.
Includes
  • All entrance tickets including the Cathedral Dome and Giotto's Bell Tower
  • Guided tour of St. John's Baptistery (interior), Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral (interior with 100% guaranteed skip-the-line access) and Opera del Duomo Museum
  • Timed reservation for climbing Brunelleschi's Dome at 12:00 PM
  • Headphones if necessary
What’s Not Included
  • Audio guides

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of the Caffè Scudieri in Piazza di San Giovanni. This cafe stands in front of the Baptistery on Baptistery Square.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Flash photography
Know before you go
• Changing your admission time for dome climbing is not possible
• The guided tour lasts 3 hours, after which, time for dome climbing on your own is estimated to take 1 additional hour
• Dome climbing admission usually starts 15-20 minutes after the guided tour ends
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 594 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.7/5

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FLORENCEPASS

Product ID: 30078