- 463 Steps to reach the top
- Wonderful Panorama of the City Center
DescriptionEnjoy our exclusive private guided visit to the Dome of the Florence Cathedral.
The history of this monument is ancient and very peculiar. It started in 1418 when a contest to design the Dome was announced, with a relevant prize of 200 gold florins and eternal fame for the winner. The leading architects of that age came to Florence and presented their ideas. Brunelleschi was the winner and Lorenzo Ghiberti was the co-superintendent. The project had been considered absurd by many engineers, and the realization was indeed hard and with many obstacles, but not impossible.
On March 25, 1436, for the Feast of the Annunciation, Pope Eugenius IV and a group of cardinals and bishops consecrated the finished Cathedral. Since then the Dome is a symbol of the Florentine Renaissance.
Your guide will lead you on the way up to the Dome, explaining in detail the history and the legends of the story of the Dome, as well as the frescoes that make it truly inimitable.
The best experience at the best price
- -1, 15 H inside the Dome to reach the Top and exit
- -Private guide in your language
- -Reserved entrance tickets
- Entrance to the Cathedral and other Monuments
Porta della Mandorla - Left side of the Cathedral entrance ( seeing from the Facade )