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Florence – Santa Maria del Fiore – Interior

Let’s go ahead and wrap up the Duomo of Florence.  This cathedral is know for its exterior, not its interior.  However, the inside, although somewhat plain, is still very nice. However, it is known for its stained glass windows, three of which are shown below. However, I thought the dome was most beautiful. Other views of the interior. OK, so the using the word “plain” […]

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Florence – Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore – Exterior

The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (St. Mary of the Flower) is one of Florence’s most dominant attractions.   The cathedral was begun at the end of the 13th century by Arnolfo di Cambio, and the dome, which dominates the exterior, was added in the 15th century on a design of Filippo Brunelleschi. A statue to each of these important architects can be found outside to the […]

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