The Duomo is the world’s fourth largest church in Lombardy, Milan.
The Duomo came into being in the late fourteenth century with the construction being initiated by the archbishop, Antonio da Saluzzo. Today, it is among the world’slargestchurches and also the second largest Gothic cathedral in the world.
Well-known for its importance in the circulation of Christianity, the cathedral also represents the exceptional musicalheritage and the brilliance of Gothicarchitecture.
Visitors can marvel at the spaciousinteriors which come alive by the radiant windows and splendid columns.
The main highlights of the place include the magnificent marble altars, bronze statues and the most renowned work of art, the St. Bartholomewstatue by Marco D’Agrate.
The cathedral also contains ivories, gold and silvervases and tapestries.
One of the largest churches in the world, its construction took many centuries. So the rear part, the oldest one, is gothic. The front part has many renessaince elements. Visit also the roof, from which you can also have a... more wonderful view over the city.