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Milan: Cathedral and Duomo's Terraces Entrance Ticket

1. Milan: Cathedral and Duomo's Terraces Entrance Ticket

Discover the iconic symbol of Milan with your access-all-areas ticket to the Duomo and see the 600-year-old cathedral. Learn about the history of St. Ambrose and the cathedral's important role during the evolution of the city both spiritually and culturally.  Admire city panoramas from the Duomo Terraces. Built using Candoglia marble, on bright days, you can see as far as the Alps and the Apennine Mountains. Have the option of taking the elevator (not included). Admire the Duomo's 27 halls and its 14th-century Palazzo Reale's stained glass window, tapestries, and sculptures.

Milan Cathedral: Duomo Terraces Ticket (No Church Access)

2. Milan Cathedral: Duomo Terraces Ticket (No Church Access)

Avoid the hassle of buying an entrance ticket to the Milan Duomo on the day by picking one up in advance. By far the most unique feature of the cathedral is its vast terraces, granting a panoramic viewpoint over Milan and a birds-eye perspective on the church itself. With options to challenge yourself by mounting the 250 stairs up to the terraces, or to take a ride on the convenient elevator, the terraces are accessible to all with a desire to see this iconic sight. Once you’re on the terrace, peer out over the city from over 150 feet (ca. 46 meters) above street level while taking in the characteristic rows of white marble spires. An enduring symbol of Milan, the cathedral broke ground in 1386, only to be finished in 1965. Built of stunning marble quarried from the Candoglia region, there are few better examples of Italian Gothic architecture in existence.

Milan: Fast-Track Milan Cathedral and Terraces Guided Tour

3. Milan: Fast-Track Milan Cathedral and Terraces Guided Tour

Enjoy a 1.5-hour tour of the Milan Cathedral complex, including the terraces and the archeological area beneath the cathedral. Discover the history of this famous monument with your expert guide. You’ll also have access to the Duomo Museum and San Gottardo Church. Best of all, choose from either a shared small-group experience or private tour, depending on your preference.  Skip the ticket lines and enter the cathedral. Admire this stunning example of Gothic architecture and the artworks that decorate its interior. Continue to the terraces by elevator for breathtaking views over the city. Then explore the archaeological area beneath the Duomo, where the ruins of the Baptistery of San Giovanni alle Fonti were found. After your guided tour, you can visit the Duomo Museum and San Gottardo Church on your own.

Milan: Cathedral, Archeological Area and Museum Ticket

4. Milan: Cathedral, Archeological Area and Museum Ticket

Discover the history and treasures of one of the most well-known cathedrals in the world, with skip-the-ticket-line entrance to the Duomo, its archeological area and dedicated museum. Learn about the 600-year-old institution, Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo, and its ongoing conservation and development of this extraordinary patrimony of art, culture, and history that is the symbol of Milan. Follow an itinerary through the Duomo di Milano. See the ruins of the Baptistery of San Giovanni alle Fonti at the Archaeological Area. Learn about the history of the 4th-century Basilica of Saint Thecla. Enter the cathedral and find a wealth of art and faith intertwined. Trace every step of the Cathedral’s construction from the Duomo Museum to the Church of San Gottardo in Corte through sculptures, stained glass windows, wooden models, and tapestries. Remember when planning your visit that the Museum and the Church of San Gottardo are closed on Wednesdays.

Milan Duomo and Rooftop 2-Hour Guided Tour

5. Milan Duomo and Rooftop 2-Hour Guided Tour

Meet your licensed tour guide in Piazza del Duomo and make your way to the elevator entrance, where you will take the lift to enjoy the unforgettable experience of walking on the rooftop of the magnificent Duomo Cathedral.  The overall size of this Gothic architecture is impressive and its flying buttresses and the white marble make it one-of-a-kind. Climb nearly 50 steps to reach the highest level on the roof and be ready to admire stunning views of the Milanese skyline, including the brand new upcoming skyscrapers. On the roof of Italy’s largest cathedral, and one of the biggest in the world, enjoy exciting views of Milan.  On a clear day, see as far as the Italian Alps, the mountains separating Italy from Switzerland. Over 3.400 statues and 135 spires await to be unveiled and it is definitely best seen from above! End your visit admiring the golden statue of the Virgin Mary, shining bright on top of the Major spire. Then, have the incredible privilege of skipping the lines outside the Cathedral and to enter without any further wait, directly from a special entrance from the rooftop (the descent might be done by the stairs).  Listen as your guide explains the countless statues, decorations and colorful stained-glass windows that tireless craftsmen designed along the centuries. Be amazed while hearing about the stories of the “Holy Nail” from Jesus’ True Cross or the Sundial Trail and its zodiac signs.

Milan: Guided Duomo, Last Supper and City Centre Tour

6. Milan: Guided Duomo, Last Supper and City Centre Tour

Soak up the charisma of Milan as you embark on a half-day walking tour. With the expertise of a local guide, let yourself be swept away by the history, drama, and opulence that makes Milan magical. Enjoy skip-the-line access and stunning views of iconic sights like the Duomo and the Last Supper. Meet your local guide and fellow travelers to get oriented with the day's itinerary. Depending on ticket availability, you'll head to the Last Supper or the Duomo first. If the Last Supper is first on the agenda, hear stories of the tragic history and restoration of da Vinci's mural on the way. Enter the small, humble church of Santa Maria delle Grazie — a sacred and private space for a sacred painting. Only a small number of people are able to visit the masterpiece each day, which helps to preserve this fragile art. Stand in awe before the impressive, 24-foot by 30-foot mural. While you gaze at da Vinci's depiction of one of the most well-known nights in Jesus' life, benefit from the input from your guide, who can verify or refute folklore, myths, secrets, and facts about the Last Supper. Once you've admired every detail of this masterpiece, make your way back outside. Upon leaving the church you'll, head to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the world's most historic malls. In a building that looks more like a baroque palace, admire the famous shops of Gucci, Versace, and Prada. Revel in the mall’s sheer opulence. Continue onwards to the Brera District, a historic area that is home to Milan's most famous residents. On your way, pass by the medieval Sforza Castle and La Scala opera house. As your guide regales you with tales of the area, feel the city come to life before visiting another one of Milan's main attractions. Lastly, head to one of the largest cathedrals in the world: the magnificent Duomo of Milan. Even larger than St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City and St. Mark's in Venice, admire its scale as you enter. Dive into the Duomo’s 600-year history and discover what made this magnificent Duomo one of Milan's main tourist attractions .

Milan: Skip-the-Line Guided Walk and "The Last Supper"

7. Milan: Skip-the-Line Guided Walk and "The Last Supper"

Join your guide for a walking tour of Milan’s historic city center and get exterior views of the monuments of Piazza del Duomo, where the Duomo di Milano (Milan Cathedral) took nearly 6 centuries to build. Enter one of the world’s oldest shopping arcades at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Follow in the footsteps of famous opera stars at the La Scala theater. Discover streets, such as Via Dante, that give Milan its reputation as the fashion capital of the world. Learn Milan’s rich history and hear interesting anecdotes along the way. Then, skip the long lines to admire Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” inside the refectory of the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie. Benefit from priority admission, and learn the history and execution of Leonardo's fascinating fresco from your guide.

Milan: Duomo and The Last Supper Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

8. Milan: Duomo and The Last Supper Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Embark on a day out in Milan with a live guide. Enjoy a skip-the-line entry ticket to Milan's Duomo, see the iconic Da Vinci's Last Supper, marvel at the medieval Sforza Castle, and visit the vibrant Brera district. Meet your guide and fellow art lovers at the Duomo or the Santa Maria delle Grazie church, depending on what option you book. Learn as your guide tells you all about the history and culture of Milan. Get a skip-the-line entry ticket to Milan's Duomo and see one of the largest churches in Europe. Walk around and see another side of Milan with your guide, and don't forget to take photos of the 15th-century Sforza Castle. Feel in awe as you also enjoy a skip-the-line entry ticket to Santa Maria delle Grazie church, where you will see the famous, The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci. Listen as your guide points out the details and enjoy your guaranteed 15 minutes with the fresco. Explore the cobbled streets of the Brera district, the beating heart of Milan's social and cultural life. Hear about all the famous artists and thinkers that have called Brera home. 

Milan: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket for 24, 48, 72 Hours

9. Milan: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket for 24, 48, 72 Hours

Discover the most iconic and fascinating places in Milan, the city that will host the village of the next winter olympic games in 2026, with the tours on our double-decker buses. Our tickets allow you to start the tour from all our bus stops and don’t forget that you can get on and off whenever you want! Get off and take your time to visit Cenacolo, Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio, Science and Technology Museum, Navigli and more, and get on again on the bus whenever you want. Bad weather? No problems, with our buses you can also enjoy the tour on a rainy day. Are you ready to discover Milan? Here are all the stops of FASHION, DESIGN& LEISURE line: 1. DUOMO Piazza Duomo 2. SCALA Via Manzoni, 3 3. DUGNANI Via Manin, 2 4. REPUBBLICA Piazza della Repubblica 5. STAZIONE CENTRALE Piazza Duca d'Aosta 6. REGIONE Via Melchiorre Gioia, 31 7. GAE AULENTI Via Sturzo 8. MONUMENTALE Via Ceresio, 7 9. ACQUARIO Viale Gadio 10. CASTELLO Piazza Castello, 26 11. CAIROLI Foro Buonaparte, 70 12. CADORNA Via Boccaccio Ang. Via Leopardi 13. CENACOLO Via Caradosso, 1 14. PALEOCAPA Via Paleocapa, 4 15. TRIENNALE Viale Moliere 16. ARCO DELLA PACE Corso Sempione, 4 17. CITY LIFE Piazza 6 Febbraio, 26 18. BUONARROTI Viale Monterosa, 3 19. PAGANO Via del Burchiello 20. CONCILIAZIONE Piazza Conciliazione Ang. Via E. Toti 21. CENACOLO Via Caradosso, 1 22. SANT'AMBORGIO Via Carducci, 16 23. MUSEO SCIENZA Via Olona, 11 24. NAVIGLI Piazza XXIV Maggio, 6 25. PARCO BASILICHE Via Molino delle Armi, 33 26. UNIVERSITA' STUDI Via Sforza, 38 27. SAN BABILA Via Larga, 2 Here are all the stops of MILAN HIGHLIGHTS line: 1. DUOMO Piazza Duomo 2. SCALA Via Manzoni, 3 3. SAN MARCO Via Fatebenefratelli, 5 4. BRERA Via Bontaccio, 2 5. LANZA Via Tivoli, 8 6. CASTELLO Piazza Castello, 26 7. CAIROLI Foro Buonaparte, 70 8. CADORNA Via Boccaccio Ang. Via Leopardi 9. CENACOLO Via Caradosso, 1 10. LITTA Corso Magenta, 24 Your bus ticket includes a free app for a walking tour of Milan. Once you have purchased your ticket, you can download the app for free, which will allow you to enjoy and admire many other experiences and attractions of the city

Milan: Pizza and Gelato-Making Class

10. Milan: Pizza and Gelato-Making Class

Master the most delicious of all Italian arts and learn how to make authentic pizza and gelato. Meet an expert "pizzaiolo" who will demonstrate how to make a perfect, scrumptious pizza. In a professional cooking studio, your professional chef will show you how to make pliable, paper-thin yeast dough while kneading it to perfection. Learn how to prepare a zesty, yet light tomato sauce to spread on top. While the dough rests, take a break to enjoy a selection of premium Diadema wines and olive oil. Then, hear all about the process of making authentic Italian gelato. Discover the raw ingredients and learn how to mix them together as you watch the chocolate melt into the cream. While the gelato churns, your chef will show you how to combine the ingredients to make the batter to cook your cone. Then, roll out your dough, choose your favorite toppings, and season your pizza before popping it into the oven. As soon as your fragrant pizza comes out of the oven, sit down, relax, and indulge your tastebuds with your culinary creations.  At the end of your class, receive a certificate of attendance and a full digital recipe booklet to keep and use back at home.

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What people are saying about Duomo Square

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4.6 / 5

based on 20,648 reviews

Great price for the cathedral entrance and terrace walk. The entry was easy to find and you could take your time to walk around at your own pace. Please not there are quite a few steps up so if you struggle with that its worth noting beforehand. The views from the top are amazing and the cathedral inside is stunning. Would definitely recommend getting the ticket if your in Milan. It's a must visit.

The tour inside the Duomo adds to the experience. The outside is beautiful, but the inside is incredible. Difficult to describe! We think it was worth it!

Very good, although brief but the sunset from the heights is very beautiful.

very informative and engaging. The guide was quite knowledgeable.

Sensational! Didn't wait long with the ticket.