It’s passed through countless rulers and reconstructions, from soft leather shoes striking the stone pavement around it to the tick-tack of heels and the ringing of cell phones. Milan Cathedral is 158 meters long and 92 meters wide, its height is 108.5 meters or 356 ft, …
Cathedral is located in the centre of an ancient street network. Milan Cathedral is located in the very central point of the city of Milan, the layout of the city is based on the cathedral, streets are built radiating or circling it. 582 years is very long time – thus the build history of Milan Cathedral is very complex and long. Find out where it is and what the closest landmarks are on our interactive map.
Standing guard over Milan for more than 600 years, the Duomo has been a constant witness to the history of the city. It is dedicated to Santa Maria Nascente and it is located in the main square in the center of the city. Location of Milan Cathedral on the map of Milan. Thus it is well possible that already at Roman times here was located some shrine.
First cathedral was built here by 355 AD – cathedral of St. Maria Maggiore. Beginning.
Official website of Duomo di Milano, valued and guarded by the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo.