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Best of Milan and Last Supper semi-private tour from Duomo

Best of Milan and Last Supper semi-private tour from Duomo

Visit the main gems of Milan with this 3-hour guided walking tour such as Duomo, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Teatro alla Scala, Brera.

Direct access to Milan Duomo Cathedral and Rooftop Guided Tour

Direct access to Milan Duomo Cathedral and Rooftop Guided Tour

Buy the super saver tour of the Duomo Milan Cathedral with terraces and virtual reality experience. Save your money combining two tours at a discounted price.

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Make the most of your time in 14 Italian cities with this TravelMate app on your smartphone. Listen to interesting stories and curiosities narrated in your language.

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World audio guide with TravelMate app

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Make the most of your time in 33 cities around the world with this TravelMate app on your smartphone. Listen to detailed audio commentaries in your language.

Duomo Cathedral guided tour for small groups

Duomo Cathedral guided tour for small groups

Join this unforgettable visit at the Duomo and take in the magnificence of this amazing city! Skip the long queue and visit the beautiful Cathedral.

Milan hop-on hop-off bus tour: 24, 48, 72-hour tickets

Milan hop-on hop-off bus tour: 24, 48, 72-hour tickets

Buy your Tickets for City Sightseeing Milan with Musement with our price match guarantee and secure booking. Get informed, plan and book your amazing activities in Milan.

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Skip-the-line Milan's Duomo rooftop tour

Skip-the-line Milan's Duomo rooftop tour

Take your chance to visit the Duomo's rooftop on a unique skip-the-line guided tour!

Escape Tour self-guided, interactive city challenge in Milan

Escape Tour self-guided, interactive city challenge in Milan

Discover Milan in a unique way: find clues and complete the puzzle in an escape app-guided tour!

Milan Leonardo da Vinci Exploration Game and Tour

Milan Leonardo da Vinci Exploration Game and Tour

Go on a fun Milan walking tour where you will follow clues to discover amazing places and local stories using your smartphone.

Milan audio guide with TravelMate app

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Best of Milan walking tour with Duomo Cathedral

Best of Milan walking tour with Duomo Cathedral

Admire an incredible view of the city from the terraces, learn about Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Teatro alla Scala and Duomo and get an overview of the city with a local guide.

Skip-the-line Duomo tour in Milan

Skip-the-line Duomo tour in Milan

Discover the most iconic symbol of Milan, the Duomo, on a 1-hour skip-the-line guided tour!

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Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper guided tour with local expert guide

Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper guided tour with local expert guide

Book a guided tour of the Last Supper in Milan to discover the mysteries hidden behind one of the most important works ever!

Exclusive guided tour of Milan with La Scala, Duomo Square and the Galleria

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Buy your tickets on Musement today for the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci, the biggest Italian museum dedicated to science and technology.

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Milan Last Supper Guided Tour with Skip the Line Tickets

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The inside story

Located in the central square of the city, the Milan Duomo is dedicated to Santa Maria Nascente. All streets of Milan seem to start from Piazza del Duomo, making it clear that this area was the core of the foundation of the city.

The Duomo is an immense structure that took almost six centuries to complete. Given its long period of construction, the building features a striking mix of architectural styles. The construction of the cathedral was actually completed thanks to Napoleon Bonaparte: at his behest, the facade was completed in just 7 years and his coronation took place in the Milan Cathedral on May 26, 1805.

The Duomo of Milan is known for its countless pinnacles and spires , in fact, there are over hundreds of them. The body of the building consists of a central nave and four side aisles. The nave is crossed by a transept and ends with the choir and apse. With more than 3,000 intricate statues, carvings, spires, paintings, and stained glass windows, visitors are sure to be amazed by these impressive feats. Also not to be missed is the climb to the Madonnina, one of the symbols of the city. Up until the Pirelli Towers stole the title in 1961, the Madonnina was the highest point in Milan.

If you are visiting Milan, this is the right place to start exploring! Piazza Duomo, with its Cathedral and the incredible surrounding monuments including Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II , the Royal Palace of Milan , and the Museum of the Twentieth Century , is one of the favorite destinations for tourists in Milan, as well as one of the most photographed in Italy!

Book your skip-the-line tickets to explore the magnificent interior, where you can enjoy unusual treasures such as the rock-crystal casket of Borromeo and the statue of skinless Bartholomew. The rooftop terraces can also be accessed for views over the city and a chance to admire those spectacular spires up close. Note that because of security, lines can be long so it’s best to get there early or book a guided tour.

The Duomo of Milan is open every day from 10 am to 7 pm with the last entrance at 6 pm. The Duomo Museum follows the same schedule but is closed on Mondays. Located in the heart of the city, it is easily accessible by public transportation. If you are coming by metro, take lines M1 or M3 to the Duomo stop. Tram 1, 19, 3, and 2 all arrive within a 2-minute walk to the Duomo, otherwise Bus 50,54,58,60,65. It is not recommended to arrive by car because you will have a hard time finding parking.

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How to get there

Best of Milan: Duomo & The Last Supper Skip the Line Guided Tour

Unlock Milan's treasures with skip-the-line access to the Duomo and Da Vinci's Last Supper. Delve into the city's history on a 3-hour guided walking tour led by a local expert. Explore iconic landmarks like the Brera District and the Sforza Castle in a small group of 14 or fewer. With provided audio headsets, catch every detail of your guide's commentary. Immerse yourself in Milan's beauty effortlessly.

  • Enjoy  Skip-the-Line Access  to two of Milan’s unmissable attractions; the  Duomo  and the  Last Supper Painting .
  • With a  local, expert guide and visit: the  Brera District,  Sforzesco Castle  and the opulent  Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.
  • In a  group no larger than 14 people , enjoy the very best Milan has to offer in  just 3-hours.

Tour Description

What's included.

  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Groups of 14 people or fewer
  • Skip the Line Access to Da Vinci’s Last Supper
  • Skip the Line Access to Milan Duomo
  • Headsets when appropriate, so you can always hear your guide
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Sites Visited

  • Leonardo da Vinci's 'Last Supper'
  • Duomo (Cathedral of Milan)
  • Brera District
  • Sforzesco Castle (from outside)
  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Start our journey with a walking tour of Milan. Follow your fluent English-speaking guide as they lead you around the city, covering the most iconic sights and some you may not have thought to visit on your own. We’ll visit Milan Duomo where Skip the Line Access gets us straight inside to admire one of Italy’s most memorable churches.

We’ll see another architectural wonder at the Medieval Sforza Castle, which your guide will explain from the outside. Along the way we’ll pass through the cobbled streets of the Brera district where you’ll find the heart of Milan’s social life.

A sure highlight of any visit to Milan is Da Vinci’s, The Last Supper. In the interest of preserving this beautiful work, only one group is allowed to enter the room at a time, where they have 15 minutes alone. As a result of this limitation, Last Supper tickets can be impossible to secure, with pre-reserved slots often selling out months in advance and general access lines stretching for hours.

With a pre-reserved entry time and Skip the Line Access, we guarantee that you’ll see The Last Supper. Listen as your guide points out the characters and facial expressions that make this one of the world’s most famous artworks, and certainly one of its most in-demand.

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Important Notes

  • Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. Knees, shoulders, and backs must be covered.
  • Please note that the itinerary for our tours may differ from the advertised order of destinations. We assure you that any changes made to the tour itinerary are carefully planned and intended to enhance your overall experience.

Cancelation Policy

This tour is subject to a 24-hour cancelation policy. If you wish to cancel or amend your booking, you can do so without charge by contacting us up to 24 hours in advance of your expected departure time.

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Duomo di Milano Tickets & Tours

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Milan Cathedral, Museum and Rooftop Tickets

  • Head out to the third-largest church in the world, the Duomo Cathedral, and soak up the rich Milanese patrimony.
  • Admire the stunning adornments, intricate carvings, and intriguing murals of this gothic marvel.
  • Choose between the lift or the stairway to the terraces 60 meters from the street level and admire the scenic views from a unique vantage point.
  • Visit the Duomo Museum which houses nearly 200 artifacts including tapestries, statues, and stained-glass windows.
  • Stroll through the cathedral and rooftops at your own pace to uncover unmatched views of the church and city alike.
  • Access to Duomo di Milano, Duomo Rooftops and Duomo Museum
  • Stairway or elevator access (as per option selected)
  • This ticket is valid for 3 days from the chosen date and each attraction can be visited not more than once.
  • In order to facilitate the surveillance of the Public Security Authorities for access to the Cathedral, please empty the pockets of metal objects and open the suitcases.
  • The Historical Complex is closed on December 25th. The opening hours of the Historical Complex may vary due to celebrations or events.
  • The following are not allowed inside the Historical Complex: Suitcases, bulky backpacks, any kind of weapon, glass and ceramic, helmets, scooters, drones, food & drinks.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Milan Duomo: Rooftop Access Tickets

  • Get access to the vast rooftop of the largest church in Italy - Milan Duomo.
  • Take in the beautiful premises of the 600-year-old cathedral, an enduring symbol of the city.
  • Admire the characteristic white marble spires from the terrace.
  • Take in the centuries-old intricate Italian Gothic architecture of the structure.
  • Climb up 250 steps or take a speedy elevator to the top as per the ticket option you choose.
  • Choose the fast-track ticket to enjoy priority access to the rooftops.
  • Entry ticket for the terraces of the Milan Duomo
  • Milan Duomo gift
  • Priority access (optional)
  • Elevator access (optional)
  • Fast track entry
  • Entry to the Milan Duomo
  • Entry to Museum
  • Entry to Church of St. Gottardo in Corte
  • Entry to archaeological area
  • Please note that all participants must bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc).
  • The opening hours of the Historical Complex may vary due to celebrations or events.
  • It is forbidden to bring suitcases, bulky backpacks, any kind of weapon, glass and ceramic, helmets, scooters, drones, food, and drinks into the Historical Complex.
  • Prams are not allowed on this visit. However, foldable strollers are permitted.
  • There is a lift to reach the terrace, opt for the ticket that allows elevator access.
  • Guide dogs are allowed during the visit.

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Fast Track Tickets to Duomo Cathedral with Elevator Access to Rooftop & Terraces

  • Skip the lines at the Cathedral, the Duomo Museum, San Gottardo in Corte Church, the Archaeological Area, and its rooftop.
  • Admire Milan's cityscape from the rooftop, along with the many statues that adorn the terraces, like the Madonnina.
  • Explore the length and breadth of the church from the Baptistery of St. John and the Church of Santa Tecla.
  • The glorious Duomo Museum holds hundreds of relics for your perusal.
  • Fast Track Access to Duomo di Milano
  • Access to Duomo Rooftops, Church of St. Gottardo, Duomo Museum & Archaeological Area
  • Elevator access
  • The rooftops have limited access for wheelchair users, people with restricted mobility, and pram & stroller users. Lifts are available.
  • Pets are not allowed inside the premises.
  • To access the Historical Complex of the Duomo, guests must be dressed appropriately. Shorts, sleeveless shirts, and heels are not allowed.
  • Guide dogs are permitted.
  • It's recommended to bring along a water bottle.

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Milan Duomo Cathedral & Museum Tickets with Access to Church of San Gottardo

  • Explore the Milan Duomo Cathedral, the largest church in Italy, and learn fascinating details about the sundial at its entrance.
  • Peek into the history of Christianity as you observe the Italian Gothic architecture of the structure.
  • Explore 26 rooms narrating 600 years of cathedral history through art, tapestries, and treasures at Duomo Museum.
  • Swing by the 14th-century Church of San Gottardo. Marvel at its grand bell tower, ornate vaulted ceilings, and beautiful marble altar.
  • Entry to the Cathedral in Milan Duomo
  • Access to Duomo Museum and Church of San Gottardo
  • Access to the Rooftop
  • Access to Archaeological Area
  • Note : On Wednesdays, only the Duomo Cathedral is accessible as the museum and Church of San Gottardo remain closed for visitation.
  • To facilitate the surveillance of the Public Security Authorities for access to the Cathedral, please empty the pockets of metal objects and open the suitcases.
  • Tickets have a duration of 3 days from the chosen date.
  • Each visiting area can be visited only once.
  • The area is wheelchair accessible.
  • Guide dogs are allowed in the venue.
  • Guests must keep their legs and shoulders covered when visiting the cathedral.
  • Note that the following are not allowed: bulky backpacks, weapons, glass and ceramic, helmets, scooters, drones, food, and beverages.

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Milan Cathedral and Rooftop Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
  • Skip the famous long ticketing queues and head right into the rich Milanese heritage of Milan Cathedral, the third-largest church in the world.
  • Marvel at this Gothic masterpiece adorned with intricate murals and biblical statues before heading to the baroque beaut, Church of St. Gattardo.
  • Take the elevator to the terraces and soak up the unmatched scenery from the top just as intriguing tales of history paint your perspective.
  • Pick up interesting anecdotes and secrets about the cathedral from your expert tour guide in the language of your comfort.
  • After your guided tour, head out to the Duomo Museum and discover over 200 artifacts on your own.
  • Fast-track access to Duomo di Milano and rooftops
  • 1.5-hour guided tour of Milan Cathedral and rooftops
  • Self-guided tour of Duomo Museum and Church of St. Gottardo
  • Expert English or Italian-speaking guide (as per option selected)
  • Tip: Don't forget to pack your cameras as you take some mesmerizing photos from the terrace, more so during sunset.
  • Modest clothing at the Duomo Cathedral is a compulsion.
  • Guests must cover their knees, arms, and back.
  • If the terraces happen to be closed, your guided tour will include the Duomo Museum.

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Walking Tour of Milan with Guided Tour of Duomo Cathedral & La Scala Theatre

  • This thorough half-day guided tour of Milan is enough to submerge yourself into the city’s rich heritage of art and culture.
  • Next up, head out to the glorious Duomo Cathedral for a cultural and visual treat like none other.
  • Your tour ends at the La Scala Theatre and Museum, Milan’s most famous and adored Opera House, where various world-class opera singers and musicians have performed.
  • 3.5-hour tour of Milan
  • 1-hour walking tour of central Milan
  • Skip-the-line admission into Duomo Cathedral
  • Skip-the-line admission into La Scala Museum and Theatre
  • Expert multilingual guide & dedicated headphones
  • Hotel pickup (optional, for morning tours only)
  • Tip: With a 24-hour admission into the La Scala Theatre and Museum, feel free to return the next day if you wish.
  • Morning tours: Available in German & English, Spanish & English, French & English, and Portuguese & English. You have the option to book hotel pickups as well.
  • Afternoon tours: Available in English only.
  • If you choose pickup services from central Milan, note that this service is subject to delays depending on traffic conditions and the number of passengers booking this service.
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • You may not bring strollers, bulky bags or umbrellas into the Duomo Cathedral.

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Milan: City Walking Tour with Milan Cathedral & Last Supper Guided tour

  • Be welcomed to the enchanting Milan on a 3-hour guided tour, complete with visits to the city's emblems – the Duomo di Milan and Da Vinci's captivating mural of the Last Supper at Santa Maria delle Grazie church.
  • Get a glimpse of one of the largest citadels of Europe, the robust medieval building of Sforza Castle with an imposing fortified structure.
  • Head over to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the historic shopping gallery of Milan, where luxury brands are housed in a baroque building.
  • Gain skip-the-line access to the Santa Maria delle Grazie church and behold Da Vinci's magnificent creation – the Last Supper .
  • With a ticket upgrade, include a visit to the grand 18th-century neoclassical opera house La Scala Theater.
  • 3-hour English-guided walking tour of Milan
  • Entry to Metropolitan Cathedral-Basilica of the Nativity of Saint Mary
  • Entry to Santa Maria delle Grazie
  • Access to the Last Supper Museum
  • Small group of 14 to 18 guests
  • Tour of La Scala Opera House and Museum (optional)
  • Milan Cathedral

Sforza Castle

  • Brera District
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie Church
  • La Scala Opera House (optional)
  • Tip: Make the most of your upgraded tickets with a leisurely walk through the La Scala Museum, taking in a collection of instruments, opera costumes, and historical documents.
  • Due to strict conservatory measures, the supervisor of cultural artifacts for the city of Milan restricts all visits to a maximum of 15 minutes. You will be entering with a small group, no greater than 18 people at a time to keep the experience as intimate as possible.
  • The order of attractions in the itinerary is subject to change. Any changes made are intended to enhance the overall experience.
  • Note that the following is not allowed inside the Last Supper Museum: flash photography, water bottles, sealed food items.
  • Strict Dress Code : In cathedrals and places of worship, clothing that covers the knees and shoulders is mandatory.

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Milan in a Day: Guided Tour of Downtown, Last Supper, Milan Cathedral & Duomo Museum Pass

  • In 6 hours, delve deep into the culture and history of Milan with a licensed English-speaking guide and access to numerous famous landmarks. Make the most of your vacation time by avoiding ticketing queues.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line entry to Milan Cathedral, the church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and the church of Santa Maria presso San Satiro.
  • Explore some of the best landmarks of Milan including Mercanti Square, Scala Museum, and Sforza Castle with a chance to view Michelangelo's Pietà del Rondanini .
  • Visit the beautiful Santa Maria Delle Grazie Church to see one of Leonardo da Vinci's most celebrated works Last Supper .
  • See the famed sculpture The Finger by Maurizio Cattelan, and get a taste of Milan's posh fashion industry as you stroll along Montenapoleone Street and Via Della Spiga.
  • Extend your Milan discovery at your leisure by using your Free Pass (valid for 3 days) to visit the Duomo Museum.
  • 6-hour guided tour of Milan
  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Audio headsets for groups larger than 6
  • Entry to Duomo Cathedral
  • Entry to San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore
  • Entry to Sforza Castle (inner courtyard and park)
  • Tour of Michelangelo’s Pietà del Rondanini
  • Pass for the Duomo Museum (valid for 3 days)
  • Piazzale Cadorna
  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele
  • Piazza della Scala
  • Italian Stock Exchange
  • San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore
  • Tip: As you walk across Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, keep an eye up for its incredible glass canopy.
  • The itinerary is subject to delays as some locations can be unavoidably busy and some lines could form at mandatory security checks and at entrances for the stairs and the elevator. This tour is typically scheduled to last for 6 hours, though wait times at security checks can sometimes increase the tour duration. We recommend allowing extra time before your next activity to ensure you make the most of your Milan tour experience.
  • The itinerary could differ according to the daily opening hours of churches and religious services, or due to public maintenance works, or also during certain local events.
  • On Sundays, the visit to the Duomo Milan can be replaced with a visit to the Piazza Gae Aulenti, due to extraordinary celebrations.

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Milan: Official City Pass with Duomo and Over 10 Attractions

  • Unlock entry to attractions & museums and enjoy savings of up to 70% on tickets, and public transportation with this cost-effective Milan city pass.
  • With this 3-day pass, visit sites such as Sforza Castle museums, Civic Aquarium, and Duomo among others.
  • Get complimentary access to public transportation for 3 days. Zoom across the city in ATM trams, buses, and metros within Zone Mi1-Mi3.
  • The Standard Pass grants access to Civic Museums plus 1 premium activity. The All-Inclusive Pass offers access to Civic Museums and all premium activities.
  • Save paper with 100% digital passes! These passes are super easy to use, mobile-friendly, and convenient for anyone who hates standing in ticketing queues.
  • Valid for 3 days
  • Standard or All-inclusive pass (optional)
  • 3 days of unlimited travel on trams, buses, and metro lines (Zone Mi1-Mi3)
  • Ticket to the Duomo Cathedral (subject to venue availability)
  • Ticket to the Duomo terrace with lift (all-inclusive option only)
  • Ticket to the Duomo terrace with stairs (standard option only)
  • Ticket to the Sforza Castle Museums
  • Ticket to the Pietà Rondanini Museum
  • Ticket to the Civic Aquarium
  • Ticket to the GAM/Modern Art Gallery
  • Ticket to the Archaeological Museum
  • Ticket to the Museo del Novecento
  • Ticket to the Natural History Museum
  • Ticket for 1 extra museum from the following list: Museo Scienza e Tecnologia, Triennale, Museo del Teatro alla Scala, Poldi Pezzoli, Bagatti Valsecchi, Villa Necchi Campiglio, Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
  • Digital maps and audio guides
  • Transportation to/from Milano Linate Airport via Metro line 4 (Linate-San Babila)
  • Discounts of up to 30% on the YesMilanoPass app
  • Travel on regional train
  • Food & drinks
  • Private transfer
  • Transfer from/to Milano Malpensa airport and Milan Bergamo-Orio al Serio
  • Each included attraction can be visited once for free.
  • Some of the attractions require a reservation in advance so please check accordingly.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Download the YesMilano Pass app on your mobile phone and start your Milan adventure without any delays. Log in to the app using your reference code and travel date.
  • Plan your visit by choosing an activation date for your pass. Then click 'Activities' to secure spots for your chosen attractions. Tap 'Transport' to use your public transport ticket.
  • The pass is to be used within 3 consecutive calendar days.
  • Single admission only, repeat visits to attractions or activities are not permitted.
  • These tickets are valid for 3 days from the date of purchase.

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Combo: Villa Necchi Campiglio + Milan Duomo Rooftop Tickets

  • Gain access to two of Milan's top attractions – Villa Necchi Campiglio and Milan Duomo Rooftop – with this cost-effective combo.
  • Travel back in time at Villa Necchi and discover the history of the illustrious Necchi sisters.
  • Go on an audio-guided tour to take in its unique architectural history and noteworthy artwork collections.
  • Soak up the beauty of the city by accessing the rooftop of the Milan Duomo by lift. Stand 150 feet above the ground and marvel at this Italian Gothic masterpiece.
  • Admission to Villa and Garden
  • Audio guide in English and Italian

Milan Duomo Rooftop

  • Entry to Milan Duomo terraces by lift
  • Museum entry ticket (closed on Wed)
  • Entry ticket for the Church of St. Gottardo in Corte (closed on Mon)
  • Entry ticket for the archaeological area
  • Entry ticket to the Milan Duomo
  • Tip: Pre-book a table at the restaurant present on the grounds of the garden at the villa, as you will be surrounded by glass windows which will give you the impression that you are in the middle of a green oasis.
  • Dogs on leashes are allowed in the garden but not within the Villa's premises.
  • Tip: To get the best views of the entire city, the most ideal time to visit the Milan Duomo rooftop is right before sunset when the marble is bathed in orange and pink.
  • Note that the following are not allowed into the Historical Complex: suitcases, bulky backpacks, large bags, any kind of weapon, glass and ceramic, helmets, scooters, drones, food, and beverages.
  • In order to facilitate the surveillance of the Public Security Authorities for access to the Cathedral, you might be asked to empty your pockets of metal objects and open any suitcases.

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Combo (Save 5%): City Sightseeing Milan Hop-On Hop-Off Tour + Milan Duomo Tickets

  • Explore Milan like never before with this super-saver combo that includes a hop-on-hop-off bus tour and access to the Duomo di Milan.
  • Get on board the double-decker bus and cruise through the city for 24 hours, visiting iconic spots like Santa Maria delle Grazie.
  • Make your way to the Milan Cathedral and take in its intricate gothic interiors.
  • Admire the historical art pieces at the museum and climb up the stairway to soak in the breathtaking views of the city from the vantage point.

24-Hour Milan HOHO Tour

  • 24-hour unlimited hop-on hop-off bus pass
  • Access to 4 routes
  • Audio guide in 10 languages
  • Host service on board
  • Free app inclusive of an interactive map

Milan Cathedral and Museum

  • Entry to Duomo di Milano, Duomo Rooftops and Duomo Museum
  • Access to Church of St. Gottardo in Corte and Archaeological Area
  • Stairway access

Line A (Red)

  • The first bus is at 11:40am from Castello.
  • Last bus is at 6:40pm.
  • Frequency: Every 50 mins.
  • Popular stops: La Scala Theater, Piazza Duomo.

Line B (Blue)

  • The first bus is at 9:30am from Centrale Station.
  • Last bus is at 6:10pm.
  • Frequency: Every 20 mins.
  • Popular stops: Porta Venezia, Buenos Aires.

Line C (Green)

  • The first bus is at 1:15pm from Castello.
  • Last bus is at 5:45pm.
  • Frequency: Every 75 mins.
  • Popular stops: Arch of Peace, Casa Milan.

Line D (Yellow)

  • The first bus is at 9:50am from Duomo.
  • Last bus is at 6:15pm.
  • Frequency: Every 30 mins.
  • Popular stops: Navigli, Corso Magenta.

Please click here for the detailed route map, boarding points, and schedule.

  • Tip: On Corso Magenta (Red and Yellow lines), look out for one of the oldest pharmacies in Milan, Farmacia Santa Teresa.
  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Free WiFi, Audio Guide.
  • The audio guide is available in Portuguese, Arabic, Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese and Russian.
  • The following are not allowed on board City Sightseeing buses: Luggage, large backpacks or bulky baggage.
  • Tip: Access your hop-on hop-off tour directly outside Piazza Duomo; frequented by the Red, Blue, and Yellow lines.
  • Note that this ticket is valid for a period of three days from the date of your choice and may only be visited once during this time.

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The Milan Pass

  • Make your way to the fashion capital of the world and discover the city’s many bejeweled wonders at your own pace.
  • With free entry tickets, unlimited access to public transport, and a 48 or 72-hour validity, you are at liberty of curating your own itinerary from scratch.
  • Tour 8 of Milan’s top attractions for free, such as the Duomo Cathedral, La Scala Museum & Theatre, Highline Galleria, Casa Milan, and the Art & Science Museum, among others.
  • With discounts on tours like the Foxtown Shopping Tour, Franciacorta Wine Tasting, and Scala Milano Shopping Tour, explore the city like never before.
  • Take advantage of the special offers on dining and shopping while in the city.
  • Enjoy the included Hop-on Hop-Off tour of Milan, or make use of public transportation to move from one end of the city to the other.
  • Your map and guidebook will help you navigate effortlessly through the city.
  • Milan Pass valid for 48 or 72 hours
  • Hop-on Hop-off tour or public transport tickets
  • City map and Guidebook
  • Coupon book

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Duomo Milan: Magnificent gothic cathedral of Milan

The impressive Duomo Milan is a Gothic cathedral in Milan, Italy dating back to the 14th century. It boasts 135 spires and 3400 statues, setting out a trend for high Gothic architecture in mainland Italy. The church embodies bits of different schools of architecture from French Gothic to Renaissance. The expansive interior is capable of 40,000 visitors. Explore this historic marvel and the cathedral with our curated ticket options, including visitor tips, a planning guide, highlights, timings, and more.

Why visit Duomo Milan?

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  • Spiritual influences: Feel the sacred atmosphere with colorful stained-glass windows depicting stories from the Bible.
  • Picturesque rooftop views: You can climb to the Cathedral’s rooftop for gorgeous views, a unique vantage point to appreciate the cityscape.
  • Intriguing interiors: Awe at the grand towering marble columns, statues like the Apostle Bartholomew and more. The complex detailing inside hint at the stories within the cathedral's walls.
  • Central location: The cathedral is in the literal center of Milan, with all roads branching out from the cathedral. 
  • Fascinating architecture: The cathedral is a fusion of International Gothic architecture with traditional Lombard architecture, boasting craftsmanship that's stood the test of time.
  • Rich heritage : Learn about the cathedral's deep ties to Milan's past, reflecting its cultural significance and integral role in the city's religious traditions.

Things to know before buying Duomo Milan tickets

  • Consider booking tickets online in advance. This not only saves time but also ensures availability, especially during peak tourist seasons when lines can be unbearably long.
  • In case of limited ticket availability, explore guided tour alternatives that might offer access to specific areas you wish to see.
  • Check the weather forecast before planning your visit, especially if you plan to access the terraces so as to enjoy the best views of the cathedral and skyline.
  • Plan your visit during November for the 'Quadroni,' two series of paintings illuminating the cathedral's nave, showcasing the life and miracles of Saint Charles Borromeo. Don't miss this limited-time artistic spectacle, adding a unique dimension to your visit.
  • If you're in Milan for an extended period, consider combining your Duomo visit with nearby attractions like Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, La Scala Opera House, or Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper. Combo tickets can be easy on pocket and streamline your Milan expedition.
  • Children up to 6 years, individuals with disabilities and helper, uniformed military personnel, and tour guides in duty. Reduced tickets offer for children between 6-12 years, religious groups and schools.
  • Within the Christian Prayer Area, there are specific times allocated for personal prayer for the Cathedral and Crypt of St. Charles. Worshippers are granted access to designated areas and have the option to acquire a pass for particular sections.
  • If you seek a cultural and historical experience at Duomo Milan consider getting a Duomo Pass. It grants one admission within 72 hours with access to Cathedral, Duomo Museum, San Gottardo Church, and Archaeological Area.

Your Duomo Milan ticket options explained

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If you're short on time

Go for : Full access tickets Duration : Flexible Guided access : No

  • Ideal for time-sensitive visitors, offering access to the cathedral, museum, and rooftops, including all the iconic highlights in one ticket.
  • Enjoy priority access and flexible exploration, wandering through the cathedral's interiors, museum's exhibits, and rooftops at your own pace.

Recommended tickets: Duomo Milan Cathedral, Museum and Rooftop Access Tickets Fast Track Tickets to Duomo Cathedral and Access to Rooftop & Terraces

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If you're on a budget

Go for : Standard entry ticket Duration : Flexible Guided access : No

  • Perfect for economy travelers wanting rooftop access with spectacular views, enjoy the most beloved part of the attraction.
  • A budget-friendly choice allowing access to the cathedral's main area without additional expenses.

Recommended tickets : Milan Duomo: Rooftop Access Ticket Tickets to Milan Duomo Cathedral For exploring beyond: Milan Duomo: Culture Pass Tickets

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If you're looking to explore in-depth

Go for: Guided tour Duration : 1.5 - 2 hours. Guided access : Yes

  • Suited for those seeking a detailed experience with skip-the-line access, a guided tour of the cathedral and rooftops.
  • Bonus- Multilingual guides and a self-guided exploration of the museum and Church of St. Gottardo.

Recommended tours: Milan Duomo Pass (Cathedral and Rooftop) with Audio Guide Fast-Track Duomo Milan Cathedral and Terraces Guided Tour

Duomo Milan Highlights

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The Organ Of The Duomo

The organ of the Duomo has a whopping 15,800 pipes with the highest over 9 meters and the smallest, just a few centimeters. The organ was built by Mascioni of Cuvio  and Tamburini of Crema in 1938 and restored and relocated in 1986. The organ is the largest in Italy and the second largest in Europe.

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The Madonnina

The Madonnina is located on the highest spire of the Duomo and represents the soul of Milan. The statue was commissioned in 1762 by Francesco Croce- the architect of Veneranda Fabrica (the organization responsible for building the cathedral). During the 2nd World war, the statue was covered in gray-green cloth to prevent it from becoming an easy target for enemy bombers.

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Statue of St. Bartholomew

The statue of St. Bartholomew is known for its remarkable anatomical details. St. Bartholomew was one of the apostles of Jesus, sent out to preach the word of Jesus. The statute was made in 1562 by Marco d’Agrate- a Lombard sculptor. The statue is known for its explicit details of the bones, nerves and tense muscle fibers.

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The Doors of Milan Duomo

According to the records, the construction of the doors of Duomo began in 1582. The tympanum of the central door has relief depicting the creation of eve. The entire sculpture is made from Carrara marble. The side doors are in honor of the heroines from the Bible. The main door itself was finished in 1906, made with neo-Gothic measurements.

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Duomo Milan’s Rooftops

If you go to the rooftops of the cathedral, you’ll be able to appreciate the marble profile of the structure that you’d otherwise miss. Duomo being the only Gothic cathedral with accessible terraces, allows a close-up look at its spires, gargoyles, sculptures, and arches. The terraces also boasts a stellar Milan's skyline view.

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The Central Nave of Milan Duomo

The sheer size of the nave with gigantic vertical pillars can amuse you. The central nave is 149 feet high and 63 feet wide. The pillars here are 8 feet in diameter and are up to 78 feet high. The pillars are decorated with intricately carved capitals and statues. The floor of the nave is entirely marble.

Plan your visit to Duomo Milan

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Duomo : 8 AM to 7 PM Duomo Terraces : 9 AM to 7 PM Last admission : 6:10 PM

The mass at Duomo Cathedral is conducted at Feriale Chapel as follows:

Monday to Friday : 11 AM, and 5:30 PM. Saturday : 11 AM – 5 PM Sunday : 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Duomo di Milano is early morning or late afternoon to avoid crowds and enjoy a quieter experience. Consider visiting during off-peak seasons, such as late fall or winter, to experience fewer tourists and shorter queues.

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Address: del Duomo, 20122 Milano MI, Italy. Find on Maps.

  • By Metro: Metro routes M1 or M3 to reach Montenapoleone station. Nearest stop: Montenapoleone station, 11-min away
  • By Bus: Bus numbers 57, 58, 60, 73, or 79. Nearest stop : Diaz, 3-min away
  • By Car: 49 km ( 1 hour ) from Malpensa airport; 7 km ( 25 min ) from Milan Linate airport. Parking: Finding parking near the cathedral can be tough. Nearest parking are Central Parking Srl (17 minutes away) and Posteggio (14 minutes away)

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There are three entrances to Duomo Milan, which are as follows:

  • Main Entrances: There are three main entrances to the cathedral located on the left and right side of the huge bronze door when you face the cathedral. The left entrance is for regular entry, while the doors on the right side are for online reservations and skip-the-line tickets .
  • Side Doors to Cathedral: The side doors of the cathedral, which are located on the Martini/Arcivescovado side and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II side, are dedicated to people who come for worship and other religious occasions.
  • Elevator Entrance: The elevator entrance is used by visitors who wish to explore the rooftop and are short of time to take the stairs to access the terrace.

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  • You cannot bring metal or glass objects, luggage, large bags or helmets inside the premises. 
  • You are not allowed to bring any signs or symbols related to political or ideological movements. 
  • There’s a mandatory security check at the entrance.
  • Since it is a religious institution, dress code needs to be followed. Bare-backed or low-cut clothing is prohibited. Shorts, mini-skirts and hats are banned. 

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The following facilities are available at Duomo Milan:

  • Information Desks
  • Audio guides
  • Accessibility services
  • Security measures

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  • If visitors need to to use a wheelchair, there are ramps with handrails available at the entrance.
  • For visitors needing help visiting the Baptistery of San Giovanni alle Fonti, there is a lift available at request at the ticket office.
  • Wheelchairs are allowed on the first terrace. This can be accessed through the Southern elevator.
  • Wheelchairs are available free of charge to visitors who produce an identity card.
  • Free audio guides and radio guides are available to help visitors explore.
  • Disabled-friendly washrooms are present on site.

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  • If climbing to the rooftop, opt for early morning or late afternoon for the best lighting and fewer people. If you're up to it, take the 200-step stairs for a more immersive experience.
  • Capture the beauty of the Duomo but be mindful of flash photography restrictions inside the cathedral.
  • Explore nooks within the cathedral to savor its beauty away from the crowds. Then, wander through Piazza del Duomo for lively street performances and nearby attractions.
  • Exploring the entire Duomo, including the cathedral, museum, and rooftop, might take several hours. Allocate enough time to fully appreciate each section.
  • Maintain a respectful attitude and low voice inside the cathedral, respecting it as a place of worship and reflection for many.
  • Obicà Mozzarella Bar : Savor delightful cuisine at Obicà Mozzarella Bar near Duomo di Milano, 300 m away. Opt for the rooftop for a stunning view of the cathedral.
  • Maio Restaurant: Indulge in modern Italian cuisine at Maio Restaurant, 300 m away, featuring a glass-enclosed room, a champagne bar, and a terrace with stunning Duomo views.
  • Be Steak : Indulge in the trendy vibe at Be Steak, 290 m away, a stylish steakhouse with counter seating. Enjoy premium burgers, flavorful beef plates, and a selection of beer and wine. Perfect for those seeking a modern and delightful dining experience.
  • Giacomo Arengario: Dig into fresh meat and Milanese dishes in an art deco-style space with a terrace offering charming piazza views. Giacomo Arengario, 91 m away, is the perfect spot for those who appreciate bistro-style cuisine in a stylish setting.

Beyond Duomo Milan

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Adjacent to the Duomo, this historic shopping arcade boasts luxury boutiques and cafes under a stunning glass dome.

Sforza Castle

A short distance away, this imposing fortress-turned-museum houses Renaissance art, including Michelangelo's unfinished masterpiece, the Pietà Rondanini.

La Scala Opera House

La Scala Opera House

Located nearby, this iconic opera house offers guided tours showcasing its opulent interiors and significant musical history.

Frequently asked questions about Duomo Milan tickets

The cost of Duomo Milan tickets depends on particular type of ticket. It could be a standard admission ticket to the cathedral or a comprehensive skip-the-line ticket including rooftop, museum, and cathedral access, or even better, a guided tour. Prices typically start from €11.

You can buy Duomo Milan tickets at the site or online. Book your entry in advance to bypass queues and ensure a seamless visit to this iconic attraction. Online booking grants you quick access and the flexibility to plan your visit efficiently.

Booking Duomo Milan tickets online presents several advantages for a hassle-free experience. Enjoy guaranteed entry and the convenience of avoiding long queues by securing your spot in advance. Online bookings offer flexibility, enabling you to choose from various ticket options. Additionally, this method often provides reliable customer service for any inquiries or assistance needed during your visit.

The availability of discounts for Duomo Milan tickets can vary based on certain criteria such as age, affiliations, or specific promotions. It's advisable to check the authorized ticketing platforms for any available discounts, as they might offer reduced rates for specific groups like children, students, seniors, or certain memberships.

Duomo Milan is a Cathedral in central Milan. Its construction began in the 14th century and was completed in the middle of the 20th century.

Certainly! Skip-the-line tickets for Duomo Milan enable faster access, bypassing regular entrance queues. They can be purchased through the official website or authorized ticketing platforms for a smoother and more efficient visit.

To access the Milan Cathedral, rooftop, and museum, you can purchase tickets either online or at the entrance. Upon arrival, present your ticket for entry. For the rooftop, choose between stairway or lift access. The museum and cathedral are easily accessible from the main entrance.

Duomo Milan has accessible terraces allowing you to take a look at the exterior of the monument from up close. The cathedral also has high ceilings and long vertical pillars.

You can reach Duomo Milan via metro (routes M1 or M3) and bus (numbers 57, 58, 60, 73, or 79).

The opening hours for Duomo Milan are from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM daily. Please note that the last ticket is typically sold at 6:00 PM, with the final admission allowed at 6:10 PM.

Locker facilities are available for free. At the Duomo shop, you can take home souvenirs. However, the cathedral does not have restrooms in the premises.

There are 2 ramps with handrails at the entrance. The first terrace can be accessed by an elevator. There is also an elevator that can take you to the Baptistry of San Giovanni alle Fonti. Wheelchairs are available free of charge. Audio and radio guides are also available.

Yes, photography allowed inside Duomo Milan.

Yes, Duomo Milan is worth visiting for its architecture. It has a blend of everything from French Gothic to Italian Renaissance architecture. It has large vertical columns, spires, and statues.

The duration of a tour at Duomo Milan can vary based on individual preferences. A typical visit to explore the cathedral, rooftop, and museum may take approximately 2 to 3 hours. However, the time spent can be adjusted according to your pace, interests, and the areas you wish to explore in detail.

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Milan art tour: top attractions, accommodation and dining tips.

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While Milan is well known as a global fashion and design hub, it’s also one of the most exciting art cities in the world and art could easily keep any visitor fully occupied for days. Here are some of the best art museums to visit, highlights in each, along with suggestions of where to stay and eat.

Lucio Fontana masterpiece at Gallerie d'Italia Museum in Milan, Italy.

For starters, if you stay at the sumptious Hotel Principe di Savoia , you can enjoy one of the best art tours in the city. Fontana – Slashing Space walking tour has been exclusively created for guests of the hotel, part of the Dorchester Collection which offers special art tours in its other hotels too. At Le Meurice in Paris, guests can choose from art tours on Picasso, Rodin or Monet while 45 Park Lane features British sculptor Barbara Hepworth. The focus of the art tour in Milan is Lucio Fontana, one of Italy’s most revolutionary modern artists, known best for his slashed canvases. Art historian Olimpia Isidori has created a fascinating tour tracing Fontana’s story from his move to Milan as a child from Argentina, his studies at Brera Academy and his ultimate rejection of his prestigious Art Academy education to forge his own path. The tour includes a stop at a cafe frequented by Fontana, the art supply shop where he got his materials and a walk through the Brera Academy, where he studied in the late 1920s under the symbolist sculptor Adolfo Wildt. Fontana was the first known artist to slash his canvases – which he said symbolised an utter rejection of all art theory.

Prada Foundation, Milan

Continuing with modern art, Fondazione Prada is one of the most beautiful museums in Milan (designed by Rem Koolhaus). The current exhibition features Pino Pascali (on until 23 September 2024), an artist who is not so well known outside of Italy. It is a stupendous retrospective by an artist who had a very short career (he died tragically in 1968 in a motorcycle accident at the age of 32). Considered to be part of the Italian Arte Povera (Italian: literally “poor art”) movement that took place between the end of the 1960s and the beginning of the 1970s, Pascali was hugely influential, and this retrospective demonstrates why. Curated by Mark Godfrey, the show includes 49 works drawn from Italian and international museums, and private collections. Taking place over three buildings in the museum, this is a must see.

Nari Ward installation at Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan

Pirelli HangarBicocca , which used to be a Pirelli tire factory, was converted into 10,900 square metres of exhibition galleries in 2012. Currently on show is Nari Ward, the Jamaican born American artist, who has recreated his installation Super Stud which he first made in 1994. Running until 28 July 2024, it is an enormous installation (in an enormous hangar), and features vast, colorful stringed nets suspended overhead, walls of discarded wooden pallets, bits and pieces of buildings, broken pianos, and curtains made of bottles and Budweiser cans. It is a cacophonous work using raw, found and ready-made material, that reminds us of the Arte Povera ideas you can see in Pino Pascali’s work.

'The seven heavenly palaces' by Anselm Kiefer is displayed at the Hangar Bicocca Contemporary Art ... [+] Museum in Milan, Italy.

One of the big draws at HangarBicocca is a permanent installation by the German artist Anselm Kiefer: a gasp out loud kind of work. It was created as a temporary work for the opening of the museum in 2004 but was so beloved by the Milanese that they decided to make it permanent. It consists of seven towers - each weighing 90 tons and rising to heights of between 13 and 19 meters, created from reinforced concrete using shipping containers. The towers symbolise the mystical experience of the ascent through the seven levels of spirituality in the ancient Hebrew Book of Palaces/ Sanctuaries , which dates back to the 4th-5th centuries A.D. Art can sometimes be overwhelming and sometimes, it is supposed to overwhelm. Art can also make one feel small, and again, it is sometimes meant to. Kiefer’s work at HangarBicocca does both those things, with a truly monumental work that is of Biblical proportions.

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Milan, Pinacoteca Di Brera, The Marriage of the Virgin, 1504, by Raphael Sanzio (1483-1520), oil on ... [+] panel.

The Brera museum is the largest classical art museum in Milan, whose highlights include The Lamentation of Christ (1480) by Andrea Mantegna, with its famously extreme foreshortening, and a sublime Raphael, Marriage of the Virgin (1504), which places the architectural perspective (a new Renaissance trick) to the forefront leaving poor Mary and Joseph as just bit-players. There is also Caravaggio’s Supper at Emmaus (1605-6), a masterful demonstration of chiaroscuro and flailing hands, a later copy (by Caravaggio) of the one in London’s National Gallery.

Caravaggio 'Basket of Fruit' at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan

And speaking of Caravaggio, the bad boy of the art world can be found in the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, a less visited museum than the Brera but with just as many iconic works, we find his Basket of Fruit (1599), considered one of the first examples of still life in European painting. The hyper-realistic basket seems to teeter on the edge of the picture-space, in danger of falling out of the painting and into the viewer's space instead.

The other great masterpiece here is the largest Renaissance cartoon that has survived to this day and was made by Raphael as a preparatory work for his work The School of Athens (1509-11) in the Vatican.

Finally, the Biblioteca Ambrosiana (your ticket gets you into both) houses the most extensive collection of Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks, the Codex Atlanticus . A rare chance to see his notebooks close-up on display. And don’t miss Leonardo’s rather lovely portrait of a musician (c. 1483–1487) tucked away in the basement!

The Last Supper

'The Last Supper', 1494-1498 at the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan

One can’t do an art visit to Milan without seeing one of the most famous paintings in the world, da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper, the scene of The Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples . On the wall of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, the mural was commissioned as part of a scheme of renovations to the church and its convent buildings by da Vinci's patron Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan. Although you can try to book tickets on the museum’s website, they are sold out months in advance. A better option is to book a tour with one of the numerous guides, thus securing access. A good choice is the tour company, Get Your Guide , who offer a Milan Guided Walking Tour plus Last Supper Visit.

Where to Stay

Hotel Principe di Savoia. Milan. Italy.

The chic five star Principe di Savoia , part of the Dorchester Collection, offers a quiet location near the Porta Nuova district, with a free car service to the historic center and the ultimate luxury stay in Milan. Open since 1927, this is one of Milan’s grand historic hotels. The common areas include attractive Art Deco features that will take you back in time while the guest rooms feature an appealing blend of 19th-century décor with contemporary touches including heavy Italian drapes, lavish wallpaper and beautiful ceramic tiling in bathrooms. The spa on the top floor offers gorgeous views across the city and the lavish breakfast is one of the city’s finest.

For smaller budgets, the four star NH Milano City Life is a large business friendly hotel with spacious, airy rooms, a substantial breakfast buffet and a rooftop pool beside a metro. Or, within easy walking distance of the city center’s main attractions, Sonder Missori is a chic choice, with 40 nicely appointed modern rooms.

Where to Eat and Drink

At Principe Savoia, Acanto Restaurant offers a modern Italian menu in an elegant setting. Delicious handmade pasta dishes and highly creative desserts make for a satisfying dining experience.

If you’re looking for a hip venue for cocktails and tapas , the sprawling Moebius in a former textile workshop near Central station, has an industrial chic vibe. It houses a vinyl store as well as two restaurants Sperimentale and Tapa Bistrot, plus live entertainment.

Since 1911, and still in the same family, Jamaica , a bar and cafe near the Brera Museum, has been a favorite watering hole for creatives over the years, including Lucio Fontana, Ernest Hemingway and Allen Ginsberg.

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Visiting Milan: 20+ Unforgettable Things to Do

Discover why you don't want to miss visiting Milan!

After three trips to the Fashion Capitol of the World and speaking with native Italians to find hidden gems, I've listed some things to do that will pack your itinerary to the brim.

Things to Do While Visiting Milan

Milan is the second-largest city in Italy and the capital of the northern province of Lombardy. If you are wondering if Milan is worth a visit, the answer is yes!

Piazza del Duomo

Duomo cathedral.

If a picture is worth a thousand words, The Duomo weighs in at a million terms and expressions. It is one of the most visited places in Milan. So, when visiting Milan, you will want to explore this treasure.

The cathedral is stunning and if you only have time to do one thing in Milan, a trip to Piazza del Duomo should be it! The price of entry starts at just €5 and increases with add-ons.

You can get a ticket to enter the Duomo only . However, we bought a ticket that included access to the archeological exhibit, the museum, and the rooftop .

The Duomo's rooftop can be reached by stairs or elevator. We took our time and climbed the stairs to the roof top to the majestic terraces for sweeping views of the city. It was worth the effort.

This is a place of workshop so appropriate dress is advised. Men should avoid shorts (during summer).

It is advisable for women to consider wearing clothing that covers their arms.

If you walk to the top of the cathedral, some paths are for single passage. Be patient with oncoming traffic.

Don't miss the Madonna standing atop the highest spire! Facing the entrance of the cathedral, the Duomo Museum and its collections are to the right.

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Skip-the-line Duomo Tour with Rooftop Access and Museum

Duomo Museum

This is an interesting self-guided tour that tells the history of the Duomo through the centuries and reveals paintings, statues, tapestries, stained-glass windows, and architectural models.

Access may be purchased separately or as a package, but we recommend the package if you love history and architecture. If you allow two hours at the Duomo and another two at the museum, you will be able to see both in under 5 hours at a leisurely pace.

When we went, we didn't have to use the museum ticket in the same day. We returned the following day to finish the tour.

If you are visiting Milan during the Christmas season, you will enjoy one of the best holiday markets from around the world in the piazza.

To get to Piazza del Duomo, take the metro (lines M1 Red, or M3 Yellow) to the Duomo stop.

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

The magnificent structure next to the Duomo is the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, named after the first king of Italy.

In the middle of the piazza, a statue of the leader on a horse dominates the square in tribute to the victory of independence for Italy.

Constructed in 1870, the Galleria is the oldest shopping area known as the "living room" to the Milanese.

Today, it is occupied by business offices, historic cafes, restaurants, and retail stores. The mosaic floors in the panoramic walkway are quite impressive.

According to custom, if you spin three times on the testicles of the Bull of Turin coat of arms using the heel of your foot, it will bring good luck.

Depending on your activities -- museums, shopping, eating -- you could easily spend the entire day at the piazza. This also means you may not need to take a trip back to enjoy the evening views!  

The mall is open 24/7. The retail stores are typically open from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The restaurants and bars are typically open from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM. Entry to the mall is free.

Quadrilatero d'Oro

When I think about visiting Milan, images of fashion come to mind. And you can find plenty in the Quadrilatero d'Oro, or Golden Quadrilateral, which is a luxury fashion district.

Alongside London and New York , Milan hosts numerous runway extravaganzas for designers to launch new collections every year and has earned its place as a fashion capital.

The area is home to the most well-known luxury brands like Armani, Balenciaga, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Versace. Peek inside the fashion houses for a glimpse of the latest high-end fashion trends and designs.

To get there, walk to the rear of the Duomo on the left side (Corso Vittorio Emanuele II). Turn left at via S. Pietro lAll'Orto. Turn right at Corso Giacomo Metteotti and walk 1 block, then turn left onto the main street, Via Montenapoleone. It's a fantastic way to enjoy all the upscale designer fashion boutiques while visiting Milan.

The quadrilateral is bordered by Via Manzoni (NW), Via della Spiga (NE), and Corso Venezia (SE). Some price tags may be out of reach, but people watching, and window shopping are always free ( map )!

📍Piazza del Duomo

If you are visiting Milan to get some great European brands, Rinascente is the place for fabulous and it's located directly across from the Duomo. The building is dressed in awnings and offers a wide range of fashion items under one roof.

Food & restaurants are featured in the 7th floor food market which is brimming with delicious dishes. It also offers multiple bars and restaurant choices designed to satisfy every palate.

We stopped here on a Friday evening around 7pm for an aperitivo and enjoy some of the best views in town! It was a bit crowded, but the wait was worth it.

We were seated in about 20 minutes of our wait for dining opposite the Duomo. We could clearly see the architectural details, spires, and flying buttresses.

There is another rooftop section for socializing with an aperitif.

Museo del Novecento

The Museo del Novecento is located in the center of Milan near Piazza del Duomo. Inside the Palazzo dell’Arengario, you'll find a spacious building with many floors that showcase the work of Italian artists.

The grand spiral staircase inside the building is perhaps the museum's most impressive architectural feature very similar to the one at the Guggenheim in NYC. It connects several floors from the subway to a panoramic terrace overlooking the Duomo.

The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM. It also has a rooftop bar overlooking the Duomo. Admission fee is 3 to5 €. Free admission and reduced fees are available to qualified visitors.

Santa Maria delle Grazie

📍Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie

The painting of Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper (Cenacolo Vinciano) is undoubtedly one of the most recognized artworks in the world. I stood in awe when I visited this museum. It seemed so surreal.

It is displayed in the Museo Cenacolo Vinciano, a state museum at Santa Maria delle Grazie (a basilica and sanctuary of the Dominican friars). The entrance to Santa Maria delle Grazie is free, but there is a fee to the museum and tickets must be  booked online .

It is interesting to note that the church is also one of 58 World Heritage sites in Italy. To get there, take the metro, M1 (red), and exit at the Conciliazione stop. Head east on Via Giovanni Boccaccio and turn right on Via Fratelli Ruffini. The walk is about 10 minutes from the metro stop. Another major stop is Cadorna (metro lines FN M1, M2).

Whichever route you choose, go for the masterpiece, but stay for the architectural gems and one of the true symbols of Milan and its history.

Be forewarned, the visit to Cenacolo Vinciano lasts only 15 minutes and there is a maximum of 30 people per group, so it is important to book months in advance. A skip-line-tour lasts about 45 minutes.  

Skip the Line: Last Supper Tour in Milan

Brera Neighborhood

On one of my return trips to Milan was solo . I explored the historic cobblestone streets in this neighborhood and it was quite enjoyable. I love walking and feeling the local vibes while visiting Milan.

The Brera neighborhood should be on your itinerary if you love the arts. After exploring for a couple of days and speaking to my friend Claudio, who lives near Rome, I have a few picks that you may enjoy.

Pinacoteca di Brera

📍Via Brera, 28

Pinacoteca di Brera (the Brera Picture Gallery) is an art gallery with an extensive collection of Italian masterpieces. There is a great tour that covers the Brera district and the art gallery.

Just imagine exploring quaint streets and cobbled pavements where trendy restaurants and bars line the neighborhood. After the art gallery, you can return to a spot that piqued your interest for lunch or an aperitif.

Brera District & Pinacoteca Guided Tour

Accademia di Belle Arti

📍Via Luigi Cagnola, 17

Visiting Milan to see the Accademia di Belle Arti (Academy of Fine Arts) gives you a chance to appreciate the art scene and masterpieces at the Brera Art Gallery.

The gallery has art pieces by Italian masters like Caravaggio, Raphael, and Titian.

Oro Botanico di Brera

📍Via Brera, 28 | Cost: Free

What makes Orto Botanico di Brera (Brera Botanical Gardens) special is the variety of rare and exotic plants it houses, including a Gingko Biloba tree planted in the 1700s, a large collection of redwood trees, and multiple kinds of orchids.

The garden also contains many medicinal plants, which were historically used for research and teaching purposes.

Looking for a hidden gem or a great neighborhood to explore while visiting Milan? Add Brera to your list.

My friend Claudio, who lives near Rome, raves about these spots and highly recommends them. So if you are touring Italy, getting to Milan from Rome is fairly easy by train.

Teatro alla Scala

📍Via Filodrammatici, 2

As the world's top opera houses, Teatro alla Scala (La Scala Opera House) is one of the most prestigious and has been graced by great Italian opera legends like Caruso, Corelli, and di Stefano.

I always add a bit of unique European experience when I travel. Adding a classical performance to the itinerary makes it memorable.

To add, this museum has one of the most important collections in the world and has preserved the artifacts of great musicians, unforgettable singers, and dancers.

The opera house is open for tours from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The tour takes about 1.5 hours and gives insight into what is going on behind the scenes, set designs, costumes, the history of the theater.

La Scala Theatre and Museum Tour

Castello Sforzesco

📍Piazza Castello

The Castello Sforzesco is one of the oldest castles in Europe and was originally built by the Lombard king, Aistulf, in 752 AD.

Simply known by the Milanese as Il Castello, the castle was once as a fortress, prison, and military barracks throughout its history.

We sat in the courtyard which is a gathering place for locals. On one side of the exterior walls, we found the Parco Sempione and walked around for a bit. On the other side, we sat near the large water fountain. Vendors were nearby on the outskirts of the property offering sweet treats.

TIP: When visiting Milan, take advantage of the savings and get the Tourist Museum card for €12. It gives access to all civic museums for 3 days. 

If you have time to only go to one portion of the castle museum, the pinacoteca (art gallery) is must-see. The building itself is worth the full price ticket of €5.

The self-guided tour of the castle with entry to Leonardo di Vinci's Vineyard was a fascinating experience. Imagine as you stroll through the vineyard that Leonardo da Vinci himself once harvested and sipped the wine from these grapevines.

The castle museums are open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM. There is free museum entry every first and third Tuesday from 2:00 PM and every first Sunday. Reduced admissions are also available. The castle grounds are free.

Sforza Castle & Leonardo's Vineyard Tour

While visiting Milan last year, one of my friends took me to City Life. It was my first time seeing this part of the city.

It is a modern shopping district where the Milanese spend their leisure time. There is a nearby park for relaxing in the grass or watching kids play. The modern residential buildings compliment the area nicely.

As Antonio, a Milanese who serves the armed forces, stated, "There are very modern architectural elements that have been built in the last 20 years, particularly in the City Life area which features a cinema complex, fashionable shops, and global restaurants. Large investments have given Milan the international appearance that it has. It is perhaps the only true city with a European dimension in Italy."

To get there by metro, the closest stops are Amendola, Portello, and Domodossola.

While visiting Milan with my family we went to this neighborhood and walked the streets. It was as dead as a doorknob.

We arrived between 5 and 6 PM, had dinner at a restaurant, peeked inside a few stores and called it a day. I don't think we stayed in the area more than 3 hours.

However, when I returned with my friend Lisa, Chinatown was livelier than I ever could have imagined. It was closer to 9 or 10 PM and I soon learned that Italians don't start dinner before 8PM.

It's funny how our American traditions make us stand out as tourists.

To get there by metro, the closest stops are Gerusalemme and Monumentale. We got there by a tram that was a 5-minute walk from our hotel, which is another good way to get to this neighborhood.

Navigli District

Navigli is a network of water canals was perfected by Leonardo da Vinci and is currently one of the main epicenters of the Milanese “movida” (nightlife).

If you are interested in visiting Milan from a different perspective, the Navigli Milanese cruise with an aperitif is our favorite way to tour the area. The cruise along the canal is about an hour and there is an audio guide.

The district is lined with artisan workshops and painter’s studios. It reminded me of those found on the left bank of Paris.

Navigli Milanesi Tour with Aperitif

Porta Garibaldi Neighborhood

Getting off the tourist track while visiting Milan showed me just how interesting the city is. Not only is Milan known internationally as a powerhouse of fashion, but it has also made indelible impressions in design, most notably for furniture and architecture.

Bosco Verticale

📍 Via Gaetano de Castillia, 11

If you are a fan of architecture, a trip to the Bosco Verticale (The Vertical Forest) will be a treat. The residential highrise celebrates sustainability and incorporates arbored nature on every floor.

The buildings are not on the main tourist routes of Milan and getting there via public transportation is doable with an extra 10 minutes of walking.  

Torre Arcobaleno

📍Via Giuseppe Ferrari, 18

Torre Arcobaleno (Rainbow Tower) is artistically covered with ceramic tiles. The structure was recast from an ordinary water tower to a beautiful presentation of originality.

It is approximately a 10-minute walk from the Porta Garibaldi station and it is accessible from several public transportation stops. Or you can take a peek at this  video .

📍Piazza Venticinque Aprile, 10

The first Eataly opened in Alba, Italy. Founded in 2010, it now has over 35 locations around the world. Eataly is the gateway to gastronomic eating through the regions of Italy, all under one roof!

Whether you are shopping for ingredients for your inner Giada De Laurentiis or stopping at one of a dozen different eateries, this is the best place to experience a locally sourced food emporium.

After I checked into my hotel, I walked here and picked up some ready-made food items to store in the refrigerator. It was a nice convenience.

Torre Valesca

📍 Piazza Velasca

Torre Valesca (Valesca Tower) was built in the 1950s and is a symbol of a more modern city emerging from the medieval ages. This closest metro stop is Missori but no tours are available.

However, there are good views from the rooftop of the Duomo. Needless to say, its design aroused public interest and opinions. 

Starbucks Roastery Reserve

📍 Piazza Cordusio, 3

There are only six Starbucks Roastery Reserve locations across the globe, so if you are in Milan, carve out an hour or two of your time to sip a cup in coffee heaven. The other stores are in New York, Chicago , Seattle, and Shanghai.  

Starbucks Reserves Milano has multiple levels and plenty of seating. You will see the on-site equipment used to roast the coffee beans and try hand-crafted hot or cold coffee beverages.

If you've ordered at Starbucks before, then you know not to forget your wallet and to look the other way when you get the bill.

They churn espressos, cappuccinos, and lattes like there is no tomorrow. The Starbucks brand is American. However, they have partnered with Italian businesses, like Princi.

Visit this beautiful location to start your day with a traditional sweet Italian breakfast or enjoy some unique blends while relaxing.  

The Best Time for Visiting Milan

The best time of the year to visit Milan is from April to May, or from September to October. To me, the temperatures during this season were quite comfortable (not too hot, not too cold) and the touristy traffic was less substantial.

Are you craving the latest in furniture styles and designer wear? Milan Fashion Week takes place in September-October for summer wear and February-March for winter wear. The Milan Furniture Fair, which features the best of global design, is held in April. 

Summer in Italy is the best time of the year to visit if you want to enjoy the sea. In winter, we recommend a visit to enjoy the Christmas season if you'd enjoy seeing cities like Rome and Naples full of festive decorations. Visiting Italy is always a wonderful idea!

People Also Ask

Is Milan a city worth visiting?

Quick answer: Yes.

How many days should you visit Milan?

Quick answer: 3 or 4.

Is Milan friendly to tourists?

Which is better Rome or Milan?

Quick answer: Visit Rome for art, history, and regional food. Milan shows a more modern lifestyle with hip and trendy neighborhoods.

Final Thoughts on Things to do in Milan

As my friend, Antonio, who is a resident of Milan, stated "Brera is a classic neighborhood. It still breathes the atmosphere of the Milan of the 70s, which was called the 'Milan to drink'". This is how the aperitif , considered a small dinner that is made in the late afternoon drinking alcohol, is a very common habit throughout northern Italy, and was born in Milan in the 70s.

I enjoyed visiting Milan, spending time in the various neighborhoods, and learning about the city from native residents who are now my friends.

Visiting Milan should be at the top of your travel bucket list. There are so many things to do in Brera. Of course, day trips to Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Florence, and other cities are great options.

Brera has a unique atmosphere, blending history, art, and social scene. The neighborhood is also known for its picturesque streets, charming cafes, and boutique shops. Beyond the tourism sites, you should explore these recommendations for cocktails and dining in that neighborhood!

I look forward to visiting Milan and seeing my friends again. It will be fun building an itinerary that is unique with experiences that are off the beaten track.

By the way, if you are looking for general ideas on how to build a list of things to do , we have some suggestions here on the blog that you can use in any destination.

Safe travels.

Have questions about Milan? Send me an email!

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Scala Theatre and Duomo Cathedral Skip-the-Line Tour

Bypass the queues and uncover the storied history of milan’s most iconic landmarks.

The Scala Theatre and the Duomo are incredible sights to behold, but did you know under their grand facades lie stories waiting to be discovered? That’s why we’ve crafted this immersive tour, complete with skip-the-line tickets and extended visits, so you can delve deeper into the fascinating history and hidden details of both. With a knowledgeable guide leading the way, see first-hand the home of Milan’s finest classical music and one of the grandest Gothic cathedrals in the world.

Scala Theatre and Duomo Cathedral Skip-the-Line Tour

  • Meeting point at La Scala Theatre
  • La Scala Theatre​
  • La Scala Museum ​
  • Duomo Cathedral​
  • Holy Nail​
  • Sundial Trail​
  • End inside the Duomo​

Begin your two-hour tour at the legendary Scala Theatre, the heart of Milan's classical music scene since its opening in 1778. Upon entering and as you explore the theatre’s grand collection of costumes, instruments, and set designs, your guide will share fascinating stories and intriguing fun facts that highlight the theatre's impressive past.

Then, just a short walk away, you’ll encounter the breath-taking Duomo, and thanks to your skip-the-line tickets, you’ll meander right past the long queue and into the cathedral’s impressive interior. Here, throughout an hour-long tour, you’ll be introduced to both the renowned and overlooked details of the Cathedral, which ensures you leave with a deeper appreciation for the generations of work behind its construction.

Scala Theatre and Duomo Cathedral Skip-the-Line Tour Description

Your 2-hour tour includes:

Guided tour of the Scala Theatre

Skip-the-line tickets to Duomo Cathedral

Insights into Milan's musical and architectural heritage

Small group for a more personalized experience

Insights from a licensed, English-speaking guide

Scala Theatre

Your tour begins outside the Scala Theatre, where you’ll meet your expert guide and fellow group members. Before heading in, pause to take in its elegant neoclassic façade, grand archways, and intricate stonework, all of which hint at the grandeur within. Inaugurated in 1778, this stunning theatre is famed for its acoustical qualities and historical performances, and it's here that some of the world’s most renowned musicians have left their mark, from Arturo Toscanini to Daniel Barenboim.

As you step inside, the rich history and opulent architecture, adorned with red plush seats and a sprawling crystal chandelier, immediately reminds you of its grand purpose. And thanks to an expert guide leading the way, you’ll soon be admiring the theatre's impressive collection of classical set designs, costumes, and musical instruments. Tune in as your guide shares stories of past performances and highlights the theatre's significant role in the evolution of opera and classical music. Perhaps, with a stroke of luck, you'll even catch a glimpse of artists rehearsing, offering a rare peek behind the curtain of this iconic institution.

After leaving the Scala Theatre, a short walk brings you to the imposing Duomo. This magnificent Gothic cathedral, with its intricate façade decorated with statues, spires, and gargoyles, is even more striking up close, and the closer you look, the more hidden details reveal themselves. Yet, the inside is where the magic truly lies, and thanks to your skip-the-line ticket, you’ll quickly bypass the long queues and follow your guide into the cathedral’s nave.

Upon entering, pause to take in the vast interior, adorned with stained-glass windows and detailed sculptures and artworks that reveal centuries of devotion and artistry. While construction began in the 14th century, it wasn’t fully complete until the 20th and took thousands of workers and generations of architects to finish.

As you follow your guide’s lead, you’ll uncover the Cathedral’s most impressive features, including the Sundial Trail, the “Holy Nail,” which is said to be from the True Cross of Jesus Christ, and the crypt of Saint Charles Borromeo. Throughout the hour-long tour, your guide will also reveal fascinating facts and stories—from the meaning of the Madonnina to architectural quirks.

Then, as the tour wraps up, your guide will leave you inside the Duomo to explore at your leisure. Feel free to stick around or take advantage of your guide’s local knowledge to visit an excellent nearby bar or restaurant. Either way, you’re sure to walk away feeling well-introduced to Milan’s most renowned sites. Thanks for joining!

To enter the Duomo, both men and women must cover their knees and shoulders, otherwise, they have the right to refuse entry and you’ll miss out on a portion of your tour. We understand the summers in Milan can be warm, so a great alternative is to bring a shawl/scarf/sweater with you. That way you can cover your knees and shoulders when necessary.

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What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

While parts of the Scala Theatre and Duomo Cathedral are wheelchair accessible, uneven and busy sidewalks may make navigating between the two difficult. If you have any doubts about your mobility, please let us know beforehand.

What happens if it rains?

We run our Scala Theatre and Duomo Cathedral tour rain or shine. If the weather is extremely bad and either site is closed, we'll inform you as soon as possible.

Is there any chance my tour might be canceled?

This Scala Theatre and Duomo Cathedral tour is subject to cancellation due to adverse weather and safety concerns. On the rare occasion the tour is canceled, we'll inform you as soon as possible.

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    The Duomo in Milan is undoubtedly the crown jewel of the city, with its intricate Gothic facade and impressive interiors. Jump ahead of the long lines with this skip-the-line admission ticket and tour the ancient structure that took over 600 years to complete. After your small-group guided tour, climb up the steps to the rooftop and enjoy stunning panoramic views of Milan's skyline as you ...

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  23. The Good Friday celebration in the Duomo

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