"Duomo Facts" Il Duomo - Santa Maria del Fiore Tip by Jmill42

Il Duomo - Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence: 251 reviews and 528 photos

  The Duomo
by Jmill42

It took over 140 years to complete the building of the Duomo in Firenze, beginning in 1296. The dome itself took over 14 years to constuct. Using brand new methods, the designer, Brunelleschi, actually used two roofs in the making of the dome; one supporting the other.

Address: Florence Cathedral, Piazza del Duomo, Firenze, Italy
Directions: Near Giotto
Phone: +39 055 230 2885
Website: http://www.ilgrandemuseodelduomo.it/#cattedrale

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  • Written Mar 25, 2004
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