Year: 19th century. Height: 106.5 meters.
No less famous is the Milan Cathedral or Duomo di Milano located in the heart of the historic district. It's considered a shining example of the outstanding architectural style, Flamboyant Gothic. Construction of this cathedral took several hundred years. The process has begun in 1386 and was completed only in the 19th century. The Milan Cathedral is the fifth largest in the world. The spectacular architectural structure is characterized by a variety of spiers and fine sculptures, a complex system of pointed towers and turrets.
The main building material is white marble. The Italian Simone de Orsenigo is considered to be the original author of the project. Later, best experts from Germany and France were attracted to participate in construction. For hundreds of years, the best masters of Europe were working to create the unique facade and interior design. Their work resulted in the fabulously beautiful cathedral with the spire of 106.5 meters high.
The cathedral is so great that it can accommodate up to 40 000 people. About 3 400 beautiful statues decorate a hall. The main symbol and the gem is the golden statue of Madonna, the patron saint of Milan. Paintings on walls and a ceiling of the cathedral require special attention. Some of them were created by the outstanding artist, Simone da Orsenigo. The roof of the cathedral has the great viewing platform that offers a spectacular view of the historic streets of Milan. Next - Electric Ladyland Fluorescent Museum
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