Tourist fined €400 for urinating in Florence cathedral dome

Florence cathedral dome.

Florence cathedral dome. Image by Anna Fox / CC BY 2.0

A Canadian tourist was caught urinating in the porter’s lodge of Florence's cathedral’s  famous 600-year-old dome after climbing the 463 steps and discovering that there were no toilet facilities at the top. Police intercepted the 37-year-old man when he exited the cathedral, and charged him with a €400 fine. Read more:

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