Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, Italy

The Duomo is one of the most important and spectacular buildings in the history of Western architecture. It was begun in 1296 by Arnolfo di Cambio and took more than 200 years to finish. The original design for the building was never finished, as the architect died while working on it. Instead, his sons continued… Continue reading Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, Italy