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Online la nuova versione de I registri battesimali di Firenze (1450-1900)

profondamente cambiata, grazie soprattutto alla sostituzione delle immagini con riproduzioni di qualità nettamente superiore, ...


Giotto's bell tower, entry by reservation from next May 3rd

Piazza Duomo, a new free luggage storage for visitors to the Dome who will need to store bulky items


The “Explosion of the Wagon” and the rocket-dove

Every Easter Sunday, in Piazza del Duomo, takes place the event of the Explosion of the wagon event


Al via la XXVI edizione della rassegna di musica sacra O flos Colende nella Cattedrale di Firenze

La rassegna si apre con il ciclo di meditazioni quaresimali con musica condotte dal cardinale Giuseppe Betori

Opera magazine

Opera Magazine is the online space of the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore, where you can find constant insights on our unlimited historical, artistic and spiritual heritage!
Here you can find a constantly updated and implemented series of short articles on the characters and the most and least known historical events that have traced the over seven centuries old existence of the Opera. The artistic events of its countless treasures are here described, through the close up experience of the great artists who worked on them and the analysis of the paintings, statues and architectures they created for this grandiose Complex. The culture and the moral and spiritual meanings of this unique set of Art, Civilization and Faith are here enhanced and divulged.

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Recent posts

History and curiosities that you may not know

Not many people know that Michelangelo Buonarroti carved the David, the most famous and perfect statue of all time, for ...



Santa Reparata

A tour back in time: to the origins of florentine history, faith and art.

In the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Florence there is a splendid sculpture by Michelangelo Buonarroti, conceived and ...

The measurement of cosmic time in the civil and religious heart of Florence

From July 10th our opening offer to our monuments expands! In addition to Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, it is also possible ...