Piazza del Duomo has always been the heart of the religious power of the city as well as the scene for the most important events in town, some of which are still taking place, like the charming blowing of the chariot on Easter Sunday. On Saint John’s day, the patron saint of the city, a big canvas known as the sky used to lie at 12 meters of height between the Dome and the Baptistery, creating a pathway for the procession that crossed the adorned streets of the city.

Sacred Monuments
Piazza del Duomo is a real window on the past and an open sky museum. Some of these buildings and monuments may well be some of the oldest, if not the oldest ones you ever set foot: the cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower, Brunelleschi’s Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, The Baptistery, the old church of Santa Reparata and the Museum of the Cathedral may be visited with the same ticket sold for only 15 Euros.

The Battistero and the square
Climbing Florence’s Duomo, with the huge cupola by Filippo Brunelleschi, is one of the most breathtaking experiences you can do in the center of Florence. From the top, you can see the whole city and have an unique view.
The Giotto's Tower