The Duomo – Milan Cathedral on your trip to Italy

| July 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The majestic Cathedral of Milan is a large Gothic building in the center of one of the most emblematic cities of Italy, the city of Milan. This Cathedral, after Seville and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome is one of the world’s largest cathedrals . A huge building that strikes the visitor as he enters the Milan square where, in the heart of the city.

In 2005 it became a complete cleaning and restoration that has left the cathedral in perfect condition to be admired by visitors.

Conocida as it Duomo , but that as the Cathedral of Milan takes to be constructed no less than 900 years. Of these 9 siglos, muchos at times the work is stopped for lack of economic resources. Fueron forms of 50 architects who trabajaron them in the construction of this Cathedral of Milan during these 900 years. The work is finally finished it in year 1805, after having comenzado him in 1386, one magnum opus.

It is a huge cathedral that can hold up to 40000 people inside, with an area of ​​11,700 square meters. Stand on the outside of 135 spiers that rise all around, causing the sensation of stone forest.

More than 3000 statues you see on the outside and inside the Duomo. The Cathedral is divided into five naves separated by columns with plant motifs.

The sights can be visited inside the Milan Cathedral is the Archbishop of Diego sarcógago Hualde, the archbishops and Giovanni Ottone Visconti, the three altars Pellegrini, the sarcophagus of Marco Carelli, the Presbyterywhich is considered a masterpiece of the Renaissance, among many other points of interest within this Cathedral.

We also note that in the Piazza del Duomo in Milan can find the famous shopping arcades Lafayette .

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Category: Italy, Monuments, Place of interest

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