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Structure's General Information ℹ️


Location: Via Carlo Maria Martini, 1 20122 Milan, Italy 🇮🇹

Architect: Simone da Orsenigo

Style: Italian/ Rayonnant Gothic

Construction Start Date: 1386

Website: Milan Duomo

Tickets: at Milan Cathedral and Rooftop Ticket from 14.92£

CORONAVIROUS OUTBREAK COST ALOT OF TOURISM INCOME TO THE CITY OF MILAN


  • The death toll in Italy has passed 230, with officials reporting more than 36 deaths in 24 hours. - BBC reports

  • Over five million people visit the Duomo every year, according to Culture Trip.

Architectural Insight


The Duomo is the fifth largest Christian church in the world and remains incomplete for centuries. They say there are more statues on this gothic-style cathedral than any other building in the world. There are 3,400 statues, 135 gargoyles and 700 figures that decorate Milan Duomo! Climb the stairs or take the lift to the rooftop to fully appreciate the architecture of the most renowned silhouette in the city. The highest point of the dome occupies the Madonnina (Little Madonna), the 4.16 meters (13.6 feet) large golden statue at 108.5 meters (356 feet) height shines afar in the sun.


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