Giotto City

    Its historical center was declared Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO in 1982. The heart of the city is the Piazza della Signoria, in which is the Palazzo Vecchio, administrative center of the city from the medieval time, the Loggia dei Lanzi and the near Gallery of the Uffizi, one of the most important museums of Italy. To few minutes of this place is piazza of the Duomo, whose center it is the Basilica of Santa Maria of the Fiore, cathedral of well-known Florence and by its cupola, Renaissance masterpiece projected by Filippo Brunelleschi. The monumental set of piazza of the Duomo completes with the Campanile de Giotto and the Baptistry of San Juan. There are many beautiful places that to know, but of course, majestic, the imposing thing are their cathedral, their Duomo, Very well it Wikipedia review, when it says: The cathedral (or duomo in Italian) consecrated Santa Maria of the Fiore in the heat of is old helmet of the city. > offers on the topic.. It dates from century XIV, in the heat of Renaissance early. She is famous by his great cupola, that has 45 ms of diameter and 100 of height. It was designed by Brunelleschi, one of the greatest Renaissance architects.

    In the interior it contains fresh airs of Giorgio Vasari that represents the final judgment. The building, of gigantic dimensions, are of Latin cross, with a main ship and two lateral ones. The ground is covered of marble of colors that forms a labyrinth of forms and textures. Except the cupola and the tile roofs of ceramic oranges, the walls of the temple are covered of white, green and pink marble Tuscan, forming nervous and magical drawings. This covering dates from the Renaissance, except the one of the facade, that is of century XIX. Just in front of the cathedral is the sumptuous baptistry, place where the babies baptize themselves.

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