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Things to Do in Around the Duomo

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Name Category Location
 
Badia Fiorentina
Originally endowed by Willa, Marquess of...
Religious Sites Around the Duomo
 
Bargello
This building started out as the headquarters for...
Museums / Galleries, Jails Around the Duomo
 
Battistero
The octagonal Baptistery is one of the supreme...
Religious Sites Around the Duomo
 
Campanile
The Gothic bell tower designed by Giotto (circa...
Architectural Sites Around the Duomo
 
Duomo
In 1296 Arnolfo di Cambio (circa 1245–circa...
Religious Sites Around the Duomo
 
Galleria degli Uffizi
The venerable Uffizi Gallery occupies two...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Around the Duomo
 
Gucci Museo
Open since September 2011, this museum has all...
Museums / Galleries Around the Duomo
 
Mercato Nuovo
The open-air loggia, built in 1551, teems with...
Markets / Bazaars Around the Duomo
 
Museo dei Ragazzi
Florence's "Children's Museum" may be the...
Museums / Galleries Around the Duomo
 
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
At press time, the museum was undergoing some...
Museums / Galleries Around the Duomo
 
Museo Galileo
Although it tends to be obscured by the...
Museums / Galleries Around the Duomo
 
Oratorio dei Buonomini di San Martino
Founded in 1441 by Antoninus, Bishop of...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Around the Duomo
 
Orsanmichele
This multipurpose structure began as an...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Around the Duomo
 
Ospedale Santa Maria Nuova
Folco Portinari, the father of Dante's Beatrice,...
Hospitals Around the Duomo
 
Palazzo Davanzati
The prestigious Davanzati family owned this...
Castles / Palaces Around the Duomo
 
Palazzo Vecchio
Florence's forbidding, fortresslike city hall was...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces Around the Duomo
 
Piazza della Repubblica
The square marks the site of the ancient forum...
Squares Around the Duomo
 
Piazza della Signoria
This is by far the most striking square in...
Squares Around the Duomo
 
Ponte Vecchio
This charmingly simple bridge was built in...
Bridges / Tunnels Around the Duomo
 
San Michele Visdomini
Aficionados of 16th-century mannerism should...
Religious Sites Around the Duomo

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