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Milan: Cathedral and Duomo's Terraces Entrance Ticket

Milan: Cathedral and Duomo's Terraces Entrance Ticket

Discover the iconic symbol of Milan with your access-all-areas ticket to the Duomo and see the 600-year-old cathedral. Learn about the history of St. Ambrose and the cathedral's important role during the evolution of the city both spiritually and culturally.  Admire city panoramas from the Duomo Terraces. Built using Candoglia marble, on bright days, you can see as far as the Alps and the Apennine Mountains. Have the option of taking the elevator (not included). Admire the Duomo's 27 halls and its 14th-century Palazzo Reale's stained glass window, tapestries, and sculptures.

Milan: Milan Cathedral Direct Entrance - Terrace Excluded

Milan: Milan Cathedral Direct Entrance - Terrace Excluded

Enjoy a seamless entrance to the Milan Cathedral, the international symbol of Milan, and one of the largest Gothic cathedrals in Italy and in Europe. Visit this treasure of art and faith and discover its peculiarities, amongst which the spellbinding stained-glass windows and vertiginous columns. Discover the history of beautiful statues, such as the most famous statue of all the Cathedral: the Saint Bartholomew Flayed. See Sarcophagi, magnificent altars, and stunning organs.

Milan Cathedral: Duomo Terraces Ticket (No Church Access)

Milan Cathedral: Duomo Terraces Ticket (No Church Access)

Avoid the hassle of buying an entrance ticket to the Milan Duomo on the day by picking one up in advance. By far the most unique feature of the cathedral is its vast terraces, granting a panoramic viewpoint over Milan and a birds-eye perspective on the church itself. With options to challenge yourself by mounting the 250 stairs up to the terraces, or to take a ride on the convenient elevator, the terraces are accessible to all with a desire to see this iconic sight. Once you’re on the terrace, peer out over the city from over 150 feet (ca. 46 meters) above street level while taking in the characteristic rows of white marble spires. An enduring symbol of Milan, the cathedral broke ground in 1386, only to be finished in 1965. Built of stunning marble quarried from the Candoglia region, there are few better examples of Italian Gothic architecture in existence.

Milan: Duomo Rooftops and Cathedral Guided Tour with Tickets

Milan: Duomo Rooftops and Cathedral Guided Tour with Tickets

Our guided tour to the roof terraces and the Duomo is the perfect opportunity to discover Milan’s most significant monument from every point of view! The Duomo boasts over seven centuries of history. Commenced in 1386 and completed only in the 20th century, it is an unmissable stop in your Milanese staying: its imposing presence and sheer beauty are impossible to ignore. Meet in front of the Cathedral and take the lift to reach a breath-taking roof terrace of about 8,000 square meters. There, you’ll be able to admire 135 spires, pinnacles, flying buttresses and many statues. It is almost impossible to believe it, but the Duomo features about 3,400 statues! Designed and carved throughout the centuries, they portray a vast range of biblical and historical figures, gargoyles, animals, little monsters, dragons, faces, and puzzling silhouettes. And if you think that the Duomo is now complete, you’re wrong! New statues have been carved and installed in recent times to represent the city’s contemporary history. In the second part of the tour you’ll also enter into the cathedral, which is an absolute masterpiece, a stunning architecture that took centuries to complete. In 1386, the first duke of Milan, Gian Galeazzo Visconti, commissioned the construction of this cathedral upon the ruins of two previous churches, Santa Maria Maggiore and Santa Tecla. Since its inception, the cathedral was dedicated to Santa Maria Nascente and designed as gothic architecture. You’ll explore a place filled with history, art and faith, admiring fantastic stained glass, outstanding artworks, worshiped relics and unparalleled architectural solutions. Today the Duomo is the biggest church in Italy and the sixth biggest church globally. This tour is like no other. It will make you experience the Duomo deeply, taking you up to the very top and inside the cathedral.

Milan: Fast-Track Milan Cathedral and Terraces Guided Tour

Milan: Fast-Track Milan Cathedral and Terraces Guided Tour

Enjoy a 1.5-hour tour of the Milan Cathedral complex, including the terraces and the archeological area beneath the cathedral. Discover the history of this famous monument with your expert guide. You’ll also have access to the Duomo Museum and San Gottardo Church. Best of all, choose from either a shared small-group experience or private tour, depending on your preference.  Skip the ticket lines and enter the cathedral. Admire this stunning example of Gothic architecture and the artworks that decorate its interior. Continue to the terraces by elevator for breathtaking views over the city. Then explore the archaeological area beneath the Duomo, where the ruins of the Baptistery of San Giovanni alle Fonti were found. After your guided tour, you can visit the Duomo Museum and San Gottardo Church on your own.

Milan Duomo and Rooftop 2-Hour Guided Tour

Milan Duomo and Rooftop 2-Hour Guided Tour

Meet your licensed tour guide in Piazza del Duomo and make your way to the elevator entrance, where you will take the lift to enjoy the unforgettable experience of walking on the rooftop of the magnificent Duomo Cathedral.  The overall size of this Gothic architecture is impressive and its flying buttresses and the white marble make it one-of-a-kind. Climb nearly 50 steps to reach the highest level on the roof and be ready to admire stunning views of the Milanese skyline, including the brand new upcoming skyscrapers. On the roof of Italy’s largest cathedral, and one of the biggest in the world, enjoy exciting views of Milan.  On a clear day, see as far as the Italian Alps, the mountains separating Italy from Switzerland. Over 3.400 statues and 135 spires await to be unveiled and it is definitely best seen from above! End your visit admiring the golden statue of the Virgin Mary, shining bright on top of the Major spire. Then, have the incredible privilege of skipping the lines outside the Cathedral and to enter without any further wait, directly from a special entrance from the rooftop (the descent might be done by the stairs).  Listen as your guide explains the countless statues, decorations and colorful stained-glass windows that tireless craftsmen designed along the centuries. Be amazed while hearing about the stories of the “Holy Nail” from Jesus’ True Cross or the Sundial Trail and its zodiac signs.

Milan: Official City Pass with Duomo and Over 10 Attractions

Milan: Official City Pass with Duomo and Over 10 Attractions

"Discover Milano with YesMilanoPass, the only official pass of the city. - Your Gateway to the City's Finest Attractions & Activities and unlimited use of the Public Transport Network. Welcome to the vibrant city of Milan, with its history, culture, and modernity. Make the most of your trip with the Official YesMilanoPass, designed to provide you with a simple and comprehensive way to experience the best of Milan. Key Features: All-Inclusive Access: Unlock the doors to Milan's top attractions, museums, and landmarks with a single, hassle-free pass. Use the Pass to easily book your skip-the-line entrance tickets to visit the iconic Duomo, the stunning masterpieces of the Civic Museums and so much more!. Public Transport: YesMilanoPass grants you unlimited access to Milan's efficient and extensive public transport network: buses, trams, and the metro. Digital Pass: YesMilanoPass is downloaded on your mobile phone, enabling you to start your Milan adventure without any delays. Flexible 3-Day Duration: Organise your trip to suit your schedule with the convenient 3-day pass option. Whether you're visiting for a long weekend or a short city break, YesMilanoPass offers a perfect solution to plan your visit. Digital City Map with an Introductory Audio-guide: explore the city using your digital map of Milan which includes introductory commentaries for over 100 points of interest in Milan and suggested walking or bicycle itineraries. Instant Booking and Redemption: book online and receive your digital pass immediately. No need to wait in lines for redemption; start exploring right away. Upgrade your experience: Get exclusive discounts up to 30% only with the YesMilano Pass app Eco-Friendly Choice: By opting for our paperless pass, you contribute to the preservation of Milan's natural beauty and environment. Join us in promoting sustainable tourism and reducing our ecological footprint. energy.

Milan: The Milan Pass City Card

Milan: The Milan Pass City Card

See the best of Milan at your own pace, and save money with the handy 2-day Milan Pass, offering free entrance to museums, and discounts at affiliated businesses worth more than EUR 300. Your Milan Pass is valid for 48 hours from the moment you pick it up, and is available with 2 exclusive transport options to get the best out of your stay. Choose a Milan Pass with Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket and tour the city on board the open-top double-decker bus. Available 7 days a week, the bus runs over 3 lines with more than 40 stops. Learn more from the on board audio commentary, available in 8 languages (including 3 exclusive commentaries for kids). A Milan Pass with ATM Public Transport Ticket gets you access to 5 metro lines and more than 100 tram and bus lines. Enjoy free, unlimited 48-hour travel on the city’s public transport system using one simple ticket. You can even purchase the full package and get a Milan Pass with both the hop-on hop-off sightseeing ticket, and access to the ATM public transport system. Enjoy free entrance to city attractions such as: Access to the Duomo Cathedral Rooftop terraces (by lift) La Scala Museum and Theatre Pinacoteca Ambrosiana Museum of Science and Technology Casa Milan – Mondo Milan Museum Leonardo 3 – “The World of Leonardo” interactive museum Vigna di Leonardo – Leonardo’s Vineyard Bagatti Valsecchi Museum Museo d’Arte e Scienza – Art and Science MuseumNavigli Canal Cruise (spring/summer period)Shuttle bus to outlet stores

Milan: Duomo and Rooftop Small-group Skip-the-line Tour

Milan: Duomo and Rooftop Small-group Skip-the-line Tour

Embark on a memorable guided tour as you ascend to the terrace of the Milan Duomo Cathedral, skipping the line with your exclusive ticket. This elevated experience not only offers breathtaking views but also grants you swift access to one of Milan's most iconic attractions. Once you reach the terrace, you'll see how the city's bustling streets, historic landmarks, and modern skyscrapers converge into a tapestry of sights that's truly awe-inspiring. This moment makes Milan such a spectacle. Do not forget to bring your phone or a camera to take stunning photos from this panoramic spot! After your time on the terrace, the tour continues as you venture into the heart of the cathedral itself. Led by the guide, you'll learn about the cathedral's storied past, from its construction to the present day, and uncover the secrets held within its walls. Discover the perfect balance of naves, columns, and stained-glass windows in this unbelievably intricate construction. Learn about the elaborate and stunning interior decoration that took more than 10 centuries to complete.

Milan: Guided City Tour with Duomo and Optional Terrace

Milan: Guided City Tour with Duomo and Optional Terrace

Join an exclusive guided tour through the heart of Milan. Begin your adventure at the opulent Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, a masterpiece of innovative architecture and Milan's social hub. Learn about the historic cafés immersing yourself in the city's rich tapestry of stories. Marvel at the legendary 'Bull Balls' mosaic and continue to the splendid Scala Square housing the famous theatre, where the aristocratic essence of Milan comes to life. Admire the statue of Leonardo da Vinci, a testament to the city's deep connection to the Renaissance. Discover the mysterious Piazza dei Mercanti, once the medieval business center. See where the political and legal life of the city took shape. Explore the rich history of Milan witnessing its legendary medieval past. Continue your journey to Piazza degli Affari, Milan's bustling financial district. Home to the Italian stock exchange, see the heart of Milan's economy, where fashion, finance, and cultural traditions intersect. See Maurizio Cattelan's provocative sculpture, "L.O.V.E." (also known as ‘Il Dito‘ or the middle finger statue). Proceed to Duomo Square and enter the Duomo of Milan with skip-the-line tickets led by your expert guide. Delve into the cathedral's rich history and architecture, with an optional lift to the terraces for a breathtaking panoramic view of Milan. Choose to stay longer and explore more of the Duomo at your leisure.

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