Florence Cathedral

Florence’s cathedral complex which includes the Baptistery and Giotto’s Campanile are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The dome of the basilica is the largest brick dome ever constructed. Viewing the complex from a distance gave a good idea about how it dominates the skyline of this beautiful city.

These shots are the reflected image of the complex on the window pane of rooftop restaurant in Uffizi and the actual scene.

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33 Responses

  1. Hilary says:

    I love the reflected image. It has such an ethereal quality.

  2. Joop Zand says:

    Really nice Indrani….. my compliments.

    greetings, Joop

  3. Cloudia says:

    World Treasure!

    Aloha from Honolulu

    Comfort Spiral


  4. Sylvia K says:

    I love the reflected image as well and what beautiful skies! Superb captures as always, Indrani! Hope you have a lovely evening and a great weekend. Happy Diwali!


  5. i love the dome and steeple. this must be a beautiful cathedral. the reflected photo is unexpected…well-done!

  6. ladyfi says:

    Beautiful shots. That reflected image is wonderful!

  7. I'd love to see the Dome someday in real. Till then I shall enjoy your photographs.

    I wish you a happy Diwali Indrani and best wishes for joy and prosperity on this occasion.
    ~ celine

  8. Beautiful shots. Great composition especially on the reflection.

  9. YOSEE says:

    The reflection makes a wonderful picture.

  10. alicesg says:

    The reflected image looked beautiful.

  11. George says:

    I really like your reflection photo. Showing both it and the actual scene was an inspired decision.

  12. Ash says:

    Gorgeous reflections….Happy Diwali!

  13. Kim, USA says:

    This is beautiful!! Great shot!
    My skies

  14. great reflection!

    have a great weekend

    Greetings from Uruguay

  15. The happy couple under the dome are almost as happy as me now.

  16. eileeninmd says:

    Wonderful shots! The reflection photo is amazing. Well done!

  17. nice shots of florence , i read about the city's architecture and its historical influence on it during my masters studies and want to go there sometime…it is a unique city whose history is reflected beautifully in its architecture….

  18. Ann says:

    I like the dome, you captured the reflection beautifully.

  19. Rajesh says:

    Wish you Happy Deepavali.

  20. pietrzyk says:

    Interesting post and great pictures.Greetings Andrzej.

  21. Titania says:

    Indrani, very beautiful and interesting pictures. I have strolled around Florence in an other life!

  22. Hazel says:

    Pretty reflections on such a magnificent edifice.

  23. Nessa says:

    Very cool. I like how the building flips.

  24. Pietro says:

    Really nice and unusual images of Florence's Cathedral, the sky is so beautiful!

  25. radha says:

    The reflection is really cool.

  26. ladyfi says:

    I can't find a way to leave a comment about those glorious golden doors in your latest post! They are amazing! Beautiful photos too.

  27. Carver says:

    The cathedral is so beautiful and I love the doors you featured in the next post. All of your posts are wonderful for that matter and I've enjoyed your sharing your travels so much.

  28. Leovi says:

    Beautiful, I like this reflected

  29. Sylvia K says:

    Gorgeous cathedral and I, too, love the doors you featured in your post for today — there's no place on it to leave a comment. Really do appreciated your sharing your wonderful travels with us, Indrani! Hope you have a beautiful week!


  30. Anu says:

    The reflection is just too awesome!!

  31. mauropucci says:

    Inquadrature insolite fuori dagli stereotipi. Molto belle!

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