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Monumental Marvels - Duomo, Baptistry and Opera del Duomo Museum

A private tour in Florence focusing on the magnificent Duomo Complex

from 58.00

Highlights of the private tour Monumental Marvels - Duomo Museum & Baptistery Tour include:

  • Enter the Baptistery with your expert Florence guide
  • Hear about Giotto’s Bell Tower and the fascinating stories behind its construction
  • See the 3rd largest cathedral in the world, Santa Maria del Fiore and the remains of the old basilica of Santa Reparata beneath (Crypt).
  • Visit the phenomenal new Opera del Duomo Museum to understand the architectural wonder of these structures 
  • Marvel at the model of the incredible cathedral façade built almost to scale, with original statues wonderfully preserved and displayed in situ
  • See the original wooden model of Brunelleschi’s Dome created by the master himself to prove the validity of his architectural feat
  • Spy the originals of Ghiberti’s glimmering Gates of Paradise
  • Discover where Michelangelo carved his masterpiece, the David (now housed in the Accademia)
  • See a meticulously detailed altar forged in silver plus works by masters including Donatello and an original Pietà by Michelangelo that the artist smashed in frustration, here painstakingly pieced back together
  • You may visit the Museum Terrace to take in views from a unique vantage point and/or climb either Brunelleschi's Dome or Giotto's Bell Tower, or both, within 48 hours.

 

The finer details of the private Monumental Marvels:

Meeting Point: our office at Via Sassetti, 1.

Unavailable dates:  the 1st of May, Christmas & New Year 

Includes: Your own private guide, Duomo Complex entry ticket^, guided visit of the Baptistery, the cathedral and crypt and Duomo Museum. 

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Your own private guide, Duomo Complex entry ticket^, guided visit of the Baptistery, the cathedral and crypt and Duomo Museum. 

Not included: Optional gratuities
Start Location: Florence
End Location: Florence
Important information

Museum security: Due to increased security, some delays in entry are to be expected. We do in any case offer the quickest possibly entry. Backpacks, large bags, 'selfie-sticks' and long umbrellas are not permitted in all locations. It is not always possible to check them in so please carry as little as possible.

Weather: runs rain or shine

  • From One to Two Persons 363.00 € from 181.50 €
    per person
  • From Three to Four Persons 429.00 € from 107.25 €
    per person
  • From Five to Six Persons 495.00 € from 82.50 €
    per person
  • From Seven to Eight Persons 572.00 € from 71.50 €
    per person
  • From Nine to Twelve Persons 638.00 € from 63.80 €
    per person
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