A gothic cathedral named Milan Cathedral is located right in the heart of the city became a popular tourist place most visited by tourists. Just imagine, the number of visitors who come to pray or just enjoy the beauty of the landmarks of the city near Milan every year to reach up to 5 million people.
Milan Cathedral is often called by local people with the name of the Duomo DI Milano is the world’s largest gothic cathedral. Located in the Piazza del Duomo City of Milan, the second largest Catholic cathedral in the world has a length of up to 157 meters and can accommodate about 40,000 people in it. You need to know, Piazza del Duomo is the main square is loaded with historical development of the city of Milan of the Milan Cathedral as its center. So do not be surprised if in this area there are also many historic buildings such as the statue of Vittorio Emanuele, housing the Palazzo Reale, Duomo Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
If you pay attention to the roads that are around this area, it is obvious that these roads form a pattern that is centered in the Piazza del Duomo. An evidence showing that this place has the most important position in Milan.
Duomo di Milano has 135 towers and 3,200 sculptures that adorn the roof of the cathedral. You can use the elevator or climb the stairs provided for a closer look at the beauty of these statues while enjoying views of the city from the top of Milan cathedral. If you are lucky, you will be greeted by hundreds of pigeons.
To access the area of the Piazza del Duomo, you can use the Malpensa Express train from Malpensa Airport to the main station in Milano Centrale which is about 45 Km. To use this express train, you have to set aside about € 10. Actually, there are other alternative is to use taxis which can be easily found outside the airport, but you have to spend more for a longer journey.
If you do choose through the streets to be able to see the beauty of the city of Milan, it is better to use red public bus, which can be accessed from near Milano Malpensa Airport at a cost of € 4.5 for the package 24 hours, or a total of € 3 for one-way trip. Once in Piazza del Duomo, it is visible is the expanse of the square surrounded by buildings of neo-classic style. If you intend to get into the Milan Cathedral, then you have to log hours of operation and the entry ticket price as follows:
Admission Prices / Operating Hours:
- Cathedral: Free / open every day at 06:50 am – 07:00 pm
- Roof: € 4 (use the stairs), € 6 (use the elevator) / open every day at 07:00 am – 07:00 pm
- Basement: € 1.50 / open every day at 09:00 am – 12:00 and 02:30 pm – 06:00 pm
- Baptistery: € 1.50 / open Tuesday through Sunday 10:00 am – 12:00 and 03:00 pm – 05:00 pm