5 great things to do in Piazza Duomo in Florence

30 September 2014
Walk in the historic center of Florence? Today we bring you to the discovery of the 5 great things to do in the beautiful Piazza Duomo in Florence! 1. 'Piazza del Duomo' in the heart of Florence's historic center and the impressive Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and related buildings: Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery of San Giovanni. We advise you to visit the inside, it is really outstanding and the line usually is not very long. [caption id="attachment_1948" align="aligncenter" width="610"]family-apartments-12 Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Pizza Duomo of Florence[/caption] 2. Museo dell'Opera del Duomo. Collects works of art from the sacred complex of the Duomo, Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery with many important statues Gothic and from rennaisance. From the most important works, those of Andrea Pisano and Arnolfo di Cambio and the reliefs of the original Gates of Paradise by Ghiberti. For more information take a look here. 3. A carriage ride. In the center of the square you will find the beautiful carriages with horses ... do not miss the opportunity to enjoy a panoramic tour of the city aboard! You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Renaissance as true nobles and the kids will have a blast! 4. An ice cream from Grom. A few steps away from the Cathedral you will find the famous gelateria Grom, one of the best ice cream shops in Florence: homemade ice cream made with ingredients of the highest quality; a must for anyone who wants to try out unique and original flavors that can be enjoyed strolling through the streets of downtown. [caption id="attachment_1942" align="aligncenter" width="610"]family-apartments-9 A horse ride in the centre of the city[/caption] 5. Shopping for all tastes. If you want to do some shopping to take at home clothes made in Italy in Florence, you are spoiled for the choice. If what you are looking for are clothes designed from the big brands, run immediately in Via della Vigna Nuova, Via de 'Tornabuoni and Via Calzaiuoli, facing right on Piazza del Duomo. You can try all the major... in fashion stores. Let us guess: maybe this will be your favorite place in Florence?

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