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Milan Cathedral and Rooftop Ticket

1. Milan Cathedral and Rooftop 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. Elevator optional.   Admire the Duomo's 27 halls and its 14th-century Palazzo Reale's stained glass window, tapestries, and sculptures. See the archaeological remains of the S. Giovanni alle Fonti Baptistery and S. Tecla.   Gain a deeper appreciation of the cultural and spiritual heritage of Milan. Built in the 4th century by St. Ambrose and demolished in 1387 to make space for the cathedral, the Baptistery was forgotten until 1961.

Milan: Fast-Track Milan Cathedral and Terraces Guided Tour

2. 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 rooftop 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 48-Hour City Pass: Discover Milan With One Card

3. Milan 48-Hour City Pass: Discover Milan With One Card

See the best of Milan at your own pace, and save money with a 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 Highline Galleria Museum of Science and Technology Triennale Design Museum 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: Last Supper Guided Walking Tour with Food Tasting

4. Milan: Last Supper Guided Walking Tour with Food Tasting

Join your guide as you explore the art, history, and sophisticated culture of Milan. Admire some of the city's most iconic landmarks and end your tour with a stop to see one of the most famous works of art in the world, The Last Supper. Get your first taste of Milan's culture with a typical Italian food tasting before setting out with your guide to explore the sights of Milan. Visit the Piazza del Duomo and admire the Duomo di Milano, a Gothic masterpiece adorned with gargoyles and one of the largest cathedrals in the world. Stroll down Milan's elegant shopping streets and wide avenues, admiring the sights along the way, including the La Scala opera house. Pass by the Sforza Royal Palace and learn about the city's centuries-old legacy as you walk down streets lined with hip bars, stylish hotels, high-end restaurants, and fashion galleries. End your tour with a visit to the Santa Maria delle Grazie, home to Da Vinci's masterpiece The Last Supper. Enjoy skip-the-line access to admire this magnificent work of art.

Milan Duomo Cathedral Tour

5. Milan Duomo Cathedral Tour

Meet your licensed tour guide in Piazza del Duomo and start visiting the impressive gothic Cathedral! Inspect the endless details of its façade and admire the statues, the spires, the bizarre gargoyles and many other oddities. Skip the lines and enjoy priority access to the largest Italian cathedral and marvel at this imposing monument. Your tourist guide is ready to focus on the countless statues, the decorations, the colourful stained-glass windows that tireless craftsmen designed along the centuries and be amazed while hearing about the stories of the “Holy Nail” from Jesus’ True Cross or the Sundial Trail and its zodiac signs. Stroll along the aisles, reach the main altar and pay homage to the tomb of Saint Charles Borromeo, one of Milan Holy Patrons, host inside the crypt below.

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What people are saying about Duomo Museum

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,212 reviews

First time a visit inside the cathedral of Milan .. even if you were from Como you had never entered it. Preferential corridor skipping the entire line directly to the attraction. I recommend the entrance with the roof ... beautiful!

Our guide Elena conducted fast-tracked tour based on our request and managed to cover Duomo all levels with details within 1.5 hours, excellent communication skills and deep knowledge of overall Italian history, highly recommended!

We buy tickets at home so we dont wait on line only few,minutes.the view is breath taking.we feel safety.enjoy a lot.

Beautiful visit to every part of the Duomo, including the terraces and the aecheological area

Good :) ... better when you visit this place early in the morning.