Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Wedding Ceremony Setup Underway in Florence: Pictures

Celebrity News May. 21, 2014 AT 2:35PM
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian
A view of Forte Belvedere is seen while preparations are underway for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Wedding Party on May 21, 2014 in Florence, Italy. Credit: Laura Lezza/Getty Images; Inset: Michael Buckner/WireImage

It's almost time! Kim Kardashian is gearing up to walk down the aisle to marry Kanye West on Saturday, May 24, at the Forte di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, and workers are getting down to business preparing for the big day. 

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Cranes were spotted at the location, erecting marquee tents and various other structures on May 21, while the bride, 33, and groom, 36, 700 miles away in Paris, went shopping and hit the gym. 

Structures are loaded and setup at Forte di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, on May 21 in preparation for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding on May 24
Structures are loaded and setup at Forte di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, on May 21 in preparation for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding on May 24
Credit: Laura Lezza/Getty Images

"It will be a princess fairy tale for Kim," a source says in the new issue of Us Weekly, adding, "Kanye thought of every detail."

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Beginning Friday, May 23, guests will start arriving and are expected to check-in to the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris. "At exactly 3 P.M. attendees will get a text saying what's happening the rest of the weekend," a source close to the couple tells Us.

Workers and cranes are spotted outside the Forte di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, on May 21 in preparation for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding on May 24
Workers and cranes are spotted outside the Forte di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, on May 21 in preparation for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding on May 24
Credit: Laura Lezza/Getty Images

Later that evening, guests will get a "surprise tour" of the Palace of Versailles, Catherine Pegard, president of the chateau, tells Us. 

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The following day, revelers will be flown to Florence, where the bride and groom will finally exchange vows in a sunset ceremony at the 16th century fortress, which costs more than $400,000 to rent. 

The morning after the big bash, Kimye's friends and loved ones can nurse their hangovers during a brunch at Corsini Villa a Castello, 6 miles from Forte di Belvedere. 

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As for how the lucky 120 or so guests will return home, sources tell Us they don't need to fret. "Everything's been taken care of, the wedding planners are very hands-on."

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