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Il Duomo by klapouch Il Duomo by klapouch
Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore
Firenze - Toscana - Italia

This church is so big, so tall, that I wasn't able to capture it from nearby.

The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (English: Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower) is the main church of Florence, Italy. The Duomo, as it is ordinarily called, was begun in 1296 in the Gothic style to the design of Arnolfo di Cambio and completed structurally in 1436 with the dome engineered by Filippo Brunelleschi. The exterior of the basilica is faced with polychrome marble panels in various shades of green and pink bordered by white and has an elaborate 19th century Gothic Revival fašade by Emilio De Fabris.
The cathedral complex, located in Piazza del Duomo, includes the Baptistery and Giotto's Campanile. The three buildings are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site covering the historic centre of Florence and are a major attraction to tourists visiting the region of Tuscany. The basilica is one of Italy's largest churches, and until development of new structural materials in the modern era, the dome was the largest in the world. It remains the largest brick dome ever constructed.

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alomhordozo57 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013
Amazing photos!
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klapouch Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013   Photographer
Thank you very much!
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Raida-chan Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist
The shot is beautiful ! The cathedral really stands out in all it's nobility.
By the way, your other Florence pictures are all amazing as well. Great work ! ;)
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klapouch Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013   Photographer
Thank you very much! =)
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RatitaFutbolera Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
Beautiful! Beautiful! Beautiful!
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klapouch Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013   Photographer
Thanks! Thanks! Thanks!
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RatitaFutbolera Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013
You're welcome! You're welcome! You're welcome!
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airamg Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
What an amazing and beautiful work..! :clap:
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klapouch Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013   Photographer
Thank you!
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airamg Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
You are welcome friend! :iconcocoloveplz:
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