Milan Cathedral – a Gothic Architectural Jewel in Italy

Milan Cathedral – a Gothic Architectural Jewel in Italy

Milan Cathedral (Duomo di Milano), Milan, Italy. The striking temple is the hub of attraction and pride of the city. It is the largest cathedral in the country and the fifth largest in the world. The construction began in 1386 and took almost six centuries to finish. Therefore various styles and influences are present, creating an awe-inspiring effect.

Besides being a gorgeous architectural wonder, that is considered to be Gothic, Doumo houses numerous precious works of art. The sarcophagi, altars, paintings, statues and interior itself are also a sort of admiration. Daunting sculpture of Saint Bartholomew, wearing his own skin over a shoulder, is the most popular art piece here.

Why to go there?

The most famous attraction in Milan and one of the greatest architectural achievements in Italy.

When to go there?

All year round.

How to get there?

Piazza Duomo is located in the Old Town, which is accessible on foot or by bike. Navigate around the city by train, tram or car.

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