Piazza del Duomo represents not only the geographic center of the city, but also its artistic, cultural, and social hub. This vibrant public space is named after and dominated by the city's main cathedral, one of the largest Gothic structures in Europe. As one of the city's main tourist attractions, this busy piazza was created in the 14th century and gradually developed, along with the iconic cathedral, over the next 600 years. The piazza's overall plan, in its current form, dates back to the 19th century and is largely the work of architect Gieuseppe Mengoni. The monumental buildings encircling the piazza, with the exception of the cathedral and a palace that once served as the seat of the city's civil government, were introduced by Mengoni's design. The piazza is also home to one of the world's oldest shopping malls, housed inside an imposing four-story structure that is a popular meeting and dining place. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Piazza del Duomo and many more Milan attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Milan online route planner .
Tours to Piazza del Duomo
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Piazza del Duomo Reviews
Kommen aus Nürnberg, und ich dachte, naja der Dom wird einfach ein Stück größer sein als die Lorenzkirche. Aber der milaner Dom spielt in einer andern Liga. more »Coming from Nuremberg, and I thought, well, the cathedral will just be a bit bigger than the Lorenzkirche. But the Milan cathedral plays in a other league.
La plaza del Duomo es un gran salón, desde luego. Napoleón dijo que la Piazza San Marcos de Venezia "es el salón de baile más bello de Europa", pero la Piazza del Duomo es, para mí, más bella aún. Es ... more »The Duomo Square is a great hall, of course. Napoleon said that Piazza San Marcos de Venezia "is the most beautiful ballroom in Europe", but Piazza del Duomo is, to me, even more beautiful. It's a matter of opinion...
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