Started in 1386, the Duomo represents a great witness of the particular Lombard Gothic style. Consecrated to S. Maria Nascente, wanted by Gian Galeazzo Visconti, it stands on the site of the late Middle Ages Basilica di S. Maria Maggiore. It is a huge marble building with a rich variety of statues, spires, buttresses, rampant arches, pillars. The statues are over 3,500, including the 96 giants of the spouts. The Cathedral, divided in five naves, is 157 m. long at the exterior and 92 m. large at the transept with a whole area of 11.700 sq.m.
Address: Piazza del Duomo – Milano