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It is the largest Gothic Cathedral and the second largest Catholic Cathedral in the world.
The construction of the Duomo officially started in 1386 by Bishop Antonio da Saluzzo.
Was supported by the ruler of Milan Gian Galeazzo Visconti who had grand visions of the cathedral.
Though originally started in terracotta stone.
Once the grandeur of the project was realized Condoglian marble from Lake Maggiore was chosen.
The entire building is made up of this pink-hued white marble.
Duomo of Milan Wheelchair Accessible Tours
Accessible Italian Holiday provide a safe and a full accessible tours around it at previewed itineraries.
Visit this rich and fascinating land with a specialized tourist guide.
Vist Duomo of Milan
The Duomo of Milan wheelchair accessible tours is decorated with an amazing number of beautifully sculpted statues and spires.
There are more statues on this building than any other in the world.
3159 in total and 2245 of these are on the exterior together with 96 gargoyles and 135 spires.
It is said that if the statues were placed on top of each other, they would reach a height of about 5 Kilometers!!!
The most famous of all these is the Madonnina ( Little Madonna ), a copper statue of the virgin Mary covered with 3900 pieces of gold leaf.
The inside of Milan's Cathedral is expansive but rather dark.
There are five large naves divided by fifty-two pillars, one for each week of the year, that support the cross vaulted ceiling.
The church also houses the crypt that can be reached via a marble staircase, the Treasure of the Duomo and the Chapel of San Carlo.
The Terraces of the Duomo, which can be accessed via a lift, are well worth a separate visit.
Duomo of Milan wheelchair accessible tours, walking on the roofs is a unique experience.
Allows you to observe the dense embroidery of the flying buttresses, pinnacles and spires.
The roof is also the perfect spot for admiring the panorama of the city that opens in front of you.
It extends to the surrounding buildings using our Duomo of Milan wheelchair accessible tours.
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