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The Iconic Easter Florence Rocket Dove Back For 2023

Iconic Easter Florence Rocket Dove

Would you travel to check out this tradition?

For yet another year, Florence welcomed one of its oldest Easter customs.

The Volo Della Colombina is an Easter tradition where the priest fires up a small dove rocket from an altar, which then flies out of the cathedral to set off firecrackers just outside.


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This tradition has been going viral for years, and has done so again this year through a video posted on TikTok.