Very crowded and it was January, and off season. Had to pay to enter and it was difficult to find where to purchase tickets.
About Piazza del Duomo
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Begin your visit at the Museum early in the morning and you will have the place to yourself. We saw the Pieta up close with no-one around. Museum gives great insight into the construction of the Duomo.
You MUST get a guided tour of this Duomo. The secret balconies, the lower/original church below and the tour guide we had made this a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Make sure you climb the stairs to the top to look over all of Firenze. It is beyond...More
This is a great place to take a load off for a while and do some serious people watching as there is ever-changing scenery with all the tourist paths meeting around the Duomo. The church, tower, and baptistry should be taken in slowly, as there...More
We chose to visit Florence over Venice on our trip to Italy.Florence and its beautiful Duomo took our breath away. We went there by the high speed train from Rome and we were sad to leave at the end of the day. Definitely, a must...More