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Milan Duomo and Rooftop 2-Hour Guided Tour

Product ID: 78178
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Enjoy a skip-the-line entrance to the Duomo rooftop and marvel at the impressive view of the city skyline. Then take advantage of a special entrance from the rooftop and get directly into the Cathedral, avoiding any other line!
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  • Skip the long lines to go inside the Milan Duomo
  • Get panoramic views from the rooftop
  • Listen to fascinating stories of the religious art and iconography
  • Enjoy a guided tour with a licensed English-speaking guide
Full description
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 you may even 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). Your guide is ready to amaze you, focusing on 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.
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Milan Duomo
  • Tickets and reservation fees for the rooftop at the Milan Duomo
  • English-speaking guide
  • Use of headphones for groups of more than 5 people
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

Meet under the arches of the Benetton store, located on the right hand side of Piazza del Duomo when facing the front entrance of the cathedral.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Not wheelchair accessible

• A dress code is required to enter the Cathedral. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women

• It is extremely recommended to wear comfortable shoes. During hot days it is recommended to wear a sun hat

• Due to increased security measures at the Duomo, some queues may form. Additionally, strict rules apply to enter the church (no knives, no scissors, no glass bottles, etc.)

• The elevator has a maximum capacity of 7 people, so you may encounter a queue to get to the roof

• The elevator may not be used to descend for security reasons; in this event, the descent will be done by stairs

From US$ 70.36 per person

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Product ID: 78178