Panorama del Facciatone
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
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Battistero di San Giovanni
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Antica Osteria da Divo
The background jazz at this long-standing favourite is as smooth as the walls are rough-hewn. At the lower, cellar level you're dining...
Panorama del Facciatone information
For a great panoramic view, haul yourself up the 131-step, narrow corkscrew stairway to the Panorama del Facciatone at the top of the facade of the putative Nuovo Duomo. Entrance is included in the Museo dell'Opera ticket.