Duomo (Page 1)

Ghiberti's Baptistry Doors   (98k)

These fabulous bronze panels depict ten biblical scenes. The originals are actually in the nearby Museo dell'Opera!

Duomo from the West  (75k)

The Duomo remains Florence's tallest building to this day. It is visible for miles, from the surrounding hillsides as well.

Front Doors to Duomo  (101k)

These doors are so intimidating they must be seen to be believed!

Big Dome of the Duomo   (82k)

This building is Florence's most famous symbol. The baptistry dates back to the 4th century.

Posing in front of East Doors of the Baptistry   (92k)

This seemed like the perfect picture-taking opportunity.

Main Entrance to Duomo   (96k)

This spectacular Neo-gothic facade was added to the main entrance in the late 19th century.

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