Escape to Duomo! Enjoy its cathedral, museums and architecture.

A stunning cathedral, shopping and popular sights from Florence Baptistery to Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower—explore Duomo, a destination also known for its museums.

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Museums, Historical Buildings and Culture

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Top hotels in Duomo

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Maxim Axial
Maxim Axial
3 out of 5
Via Dei Calzaiuoli 11, Florence, FI
£60
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (592 reviews)

"Close to everything, nice stores, restaurants, cleanliness of the area, room very nice beautiful bathroom, access to English channels was appreciate."…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

Maxim Axial
Grand Hotel Cavour
Grand Hotel Cavour
4 out of 5
Via Del Proconsolo 3, Florence, FI
£94
per night
5 Nov-6 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (1,831 reviews)

"Beautiful lobby and rooms. Great buffet breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2019

Grand Hotel Cavour
Grand Hotel Baglioni
Grand Hotel Baglioni
4 out of 5
Piazza Unita Italiana 6, Florence, FI
£111
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (1,500 reviews)

"the free breakfast was delicious. Enjoyed free mini bar in room. The location was excellent. Nice large rooms. Great vacation. We liked the tram from airport to hotel. It is just across the street from hotel and cost ony 1.50 euro per person per trip. It only takes around 20 minutes or so to Hotel ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

Grand Hotel Baglioni
Hotel Spadai
Hotel Spadai
4 out of 5
Via dei Martelli, 10, Florence, FI
£112
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
4.8/5Exceptional! (1,050 reviews)

"Staff very helpful, very convienent to train, bus, museums, restaurants, leather market, shops and less than a block from the Duomo. Breakfast was very nice with many choices. Many upscale amenities in the room and bathroom. Very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2019

Hotel Spadai
Hotel Calimala
Hotel Calimala
4 out of 5
Via Calimala 2, Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze
£135
per night
4 Nov-5 Nov
4.7/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)

"This hotel is amazing! The rooms were gorgeous and make sure you check out the rooftop!! Great location and friendly staff. I would highly recommend it!"…"

Reviewed on 15 Oct 2019

Hotel Calimala
Hotel Berchielli
Hotel Berchielli
4 out of 5
Lungarno Acciaiuoli 14, Florence, FI
£138
per night
11 Nov-12 Nov
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,718 reviews)

"Great location, friendly and helpful staff, very comfortable rooms and beds"…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Hotel Berchielli

Popular things to do in Duomo

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower
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Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower

4.5/5(240 reviews)

The “Saint Mary of the Flower” cathedral and its towering dome have come to symbolize Florence.

Uffizi Gallery
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Uffizi Gallery

4.5/5(281 reviews)

Art lovers will be in their element in this famous museum, home to the most extensive and important collection of masterpieces in the world.

Palazzo Vecchio
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Palazzo Vecchio

4.5/5(286 reviews)

Palazzo Vecchio is a top museum in Florence with a story of its own. Visit the churches and notable monuments in this vibrant area.

Piazza della Signoria
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Piazza della Signoria

4.5/5(295 reviews)

This lively square is home to Michelangelo’s David, as well as numerous cafés, the world-famous Uffizi and an outdoor sculpture gallery.

Bargello
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Bargello

4.5/5(57 reviews)

Florence’s most prestigious collection of sculptures is displayed in this magnificent building, which is both a historical palace and an art museum.

San Lorenzo Church
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San Lorenzo Church

4.5/5(80 reviews)

One of the oldest and largest churches in Florence is also one of the city’s earliest examples of Renaissance design.

Top activities in Duomo

Uffizi Gallery Tickets with Skip-The-Line Admission
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Uffizi Gallery Tickets with Skip-The-Line Admission

£26

Discover the world-renowned Uffizi Gallery's stunning collection and skip past the ticket lines outside with this exclusive ticket. Inside, spend as much time as you want exploring the incredible collection of treasures that date back to he time of ancient Greece and the Renaissance.

Accademia Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Admission
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Accademia Gallery Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Admission

£38

Skip the line and enter the Accademia Gallery of Art, a one-of-a-kind Italian museum most famous for its presentation of Michelangelo's artistic genius. Marvel at the works of the Florentine artist along with numerous other beautiful works of art, learning from your official museum guide.

Skip-the-Line Duomo: Priority-Access 30-Minute Guided Tour
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Skip-the-Line Duomo: Priority-Access 30-Minute Guided Tour

£22

Florence’s famed cathedral is known for its stunning exterior and impressive size, but its beautifully designed interior is also a sight to behold. Get immediate access to the Duomo on this express tour, as our expert guide leads you through nearly 200 years of history.

Florence in a Day: ComboSaver Tour with David, Uffizi, Duomo
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Florence in a Day: ComboSaver Tour with David, Uffizi, Duomo

£93

Make the most of your day in Florence with a combo tour that visits Accademia Gallery, David, Florence Cathedral (Il Duomo), the Uffizi Gallery, and more. Your expert, English-speaking guide takes you through the bustling city streets in pursuit of the artistic and architectural brilliance that makes this city so special.

Small-Group Florence In A Day: David, Uffizi, Duomo & Walking Tour
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Small-Group Florence In A Day: David, Uffizi, Duomo & Walking Tour

£100

Don't just see Florence's sights—understand them with the help of your expert guide. In a group of 15 people or fewer, gain a deeper understanding of Florence's history, art, and culture. Meanwhile skip-the-line access at busy attractions saves hours and allows you to make the most of your time.

Florence Day Trip to Siena and San Gimignano
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Florence Day Trip to Siena and San Gimignano

£79

Meet your private driver/guide at 9am for the pleasant hour and a half drive to Siena, probably one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. Scarcely any street is level as the city is built on 7 hills giving the winding narrow streets a charm all of their own.

Read travel guides and advice on visiting Duomo

5 Best Ways to Experience Florence in a Day
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5 Best Ways to Experience Florence in a Day

Discover the best of Florence in a single day with guided tours that take you to all the city’s top sights.

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7 Gorgeous Places to do Yoga Outdoors

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How to explore Florence by foot
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How to explore Florence by foot

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Other areas in Florence

San Giovanni
Ponte Vecchio featuring vehicle touring, a square or plaza and street performance

San Giovanni

Known for

If you're spending some time in San Giovanni, Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio are top sights worth seeing.

Sant' Ambrogio
Sant' Ambrogio, Florence, Italy

Sant' Ambrogio

Known for

While visiting Sant' Ambrogio, you might make a stop by sights like Great Synagogue of Florence and Jewish Museum.

San Niccolò
San Niccolò, Florence, Italy

San Niccolò

Known for

While visiting San Niccolò, you might make a stop by sights like Rose Garden and Stefano Bardini Museum.

San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo, Florence, Italy

San Lorenzo

Known for Museums, Cafés, Shopping

4.5/5(199 reviews)

A noteworthy feature of San Lorenzo is its popular shops. While you're in town, be sure to stop and check out San Marco Convent and Museum and Piazza San Marco.

Santa Croce
Santa Croce, Florence, Italy

Santa Croce

Known for Cathedrals, Churches, Museums

4.5/5(45 reviews)

Santa Croce is known for its fascinating museums, and you can make a stop by Basilica of Santa Croce and Piazza Santa Croce while in the area.

Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella, Florence, Italy

Santa Maria Novella

Known for Museums, Cathedrals, Churches

4/5(211 reviews)

Santa Maria Novella is popular for its popular shops. Explore top sights like Fortezza da Basso and Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum, and you can get around town on the metro at Florence-Cascine Station.