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Milan: Cathedral and Duomo's Terraces Entrance Ticket

1. 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

2. 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: Fast-Track Milan Cathedral and Terraces Guided Tour

3. 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 Rooftops and Cathedral Guided Tour with Tickets

4. 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 Duomo and Rooftop 2-Hour Guided Tour

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

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

Meet your personal guide to skip the long queue at the highlight of any visit to Milan. 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. After discovering the interiors of the Duomo, ascend to the rooftop terraces where you can explore the square and the city from dizzying heights. Look at La Madonnina, a 4.16-meter statue of the Virgin Mary protecting and overlooking Milan. It's these moments that make Milan such a spectacle.

Milan: Cathedral and Terraces Guided Experience

9. Milan: Cathedral and Terraces Guided Experience

The symbol of Milan is located in its very city center. The Cathedral, known as Duomo di Milano, is the best place to start your journey. Enjoy this 2-hour guided experience of Duomo with a monolingual speaking guide. Tickets of the Cathedral and climb to the rooftop are included in your visit. Let your guide lead you throughout the enchanting history behind the complex. Mosaics, colorful windows, statues, and pieces of art are going to take a life during your experience. Unveil some of the most well-hidden secrets of the Cathedral, such as how many steeples are at the top of Duomo. Your journey starts in Duomo Square, where you will meet your tour guide. During the guided tour you will discover the interior of the Cathedral and climb to the rooftop, where you will have the chance to enjoy the best view of the city from the Terraces.

Milan: Duomo & Last Supper Private Tour with Gelato Tasting

10. Milan: Duomo & Last Supper Private Tour with Gelato Tasting

Join a private 3-hour guided tour that will introduce to you the most spectacular attractions of Milan with skip-the-line tickets. You will learn about cultural and historical values that make Milan one of the most famous and influential cities in the world. And to share the real value of the Italian culture, you will also experience a degustation of one of the best gelato places in Milan! The guided tour includes a visit of Piazza Duomo, where you can admire the beautiful and unique gothic architecture of the church hat took six centuries to be completed. With pre-booked & guaranteed skip-the-line tickets, you will access immediately the Duomo rooftop terrace by lift to enjoy a unique panoramic 360-degree view of Milan. After that, you will enter Duomo Cathedral and your private guide will help you to discover the underground archeological area of Duomo & the museum of Duomo. The Duomo of Milan is the largest church in Italy and the fourth largest in the world, with a capacity of up to 40,000 people. In the 1930s a special law was introduced in Milan (as you will discover during the tour, it wasn’t respected later on...) for which no buildings could have been higher than the highest point of Duomo. Its rooftops host about 3400 statues (and they are not all are saints or angels). For example, you can admire the statue of the boxer Primo Carnera (world heavyweight boxing champion in 1930s – he was the first Italian ever to gain this title), the statue of a pigeon, a tennis racquet, and much more. Your private expert guide will also accompany you through Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, named after the first King of Italy. Constructed in 19th century, the Galleria was built with the purpose to connect Piazza Duomo & La Scala, the most important squares of that time. Now it is a grand display of many beautiful of high-end fashion boutiques & famous restaurants, all inside an enormous decorated glass roof. During the tour, your knowledgeable guide will also bring you to Piazza della Scala, where you will observe from the outside one of the leading opera and ballet theaters in the world. The tour includes a walk to the majestic Piazza Cordusio to proceed with the visit to the famous masterpiece of Leonardo Da Vinci, The Last Supper and admire one of the most famous paintings in the world. Learn about its fascinating history from your professional expert guide. The painting was commissioned in 1495 and completed in 1497 on the dining room wall of this former Dominican monastery. The representation by Leonardo da Vinci depicted the moment immediately after Christ said, “One of you will betray me”. It is an enormous painting, 4,6mt high and 8,8mt long, realized with a special technique. The Last Supper is undisputedly one of the world’s masterpieces of painting. Its unique value, which over the centuries has had immense influence in the field of figurative art, is inseparable from the architectural complex in which it was created.

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We had such a wonderful time on this tour with our 3 year-old and 5 year-old. Our guide Marica, was extremely knowledgeable, kind, and patient. I learned so much from her- she is simply wonderful! Our kids loved the gelato (ok we all did), museum, and of course, the toy store. Speaking of the toy store, the employees at FAO Schwartz pulled out all the stops and gave our kids a real VIP experience, it really blew me away. We were a bit nervous about bringing our young children, but this tour had something for everyone.

Thanks to our guide Marina. She made the excursion very interesting and exciting. The excursion was wonderful!!!!! The child is delighted!!!!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️