Tell me, please, what is famous for the Duomo Cathedral in Milan? What makes him unique and, in general, what is known about him?

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Alina
Alina
Answered 25 march 2015 14:16
Milan Cathedral (Duomo di Milano) - the cathedral in Milan, is located in the historic center of the city. Built in flaming Gothic style from white marble. Construction began in 1386, but it was completed only at the beginning of the 19th century, when, by order of Napoleon, the facade was completed. Some details, however, were completed later, until 1965. Dedicated to the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The world famous fifth largest church in the world (after the cathedrals in Yamoussoukro, Rome, London and Seville) is located in the very center of Milan and is its symbol. This is a Late Gothic building that contains a lot of spiers and sculptures, marble pointed towers and columns connected by a large number of floating supports. It is the fourth largest in Europe after the cathedrals of St. Peter in the Vatican, St. Paul in London and the Cathedral of Seville in Seville. In terms of capacity, it is inferior among Gothic temples only to Seville, and among Italian temples only to St. Peter’s Cathedral in Rome. There are only 3,400 statues in the cathedral.
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Bespectacled
Bespectacled
Answered 15 December 2014 07:51
It is known that the cathedral was built at the end of the 14th century in white marble. It is located in the historic center of Milan, Italy. This cathedral ranks fifth in the world among the cathedrals of this level (it is worth noting that the first four in Yamoussoukro, Rome, London and Seville). The foundation of the building was laid during the reign of Gian Galeazzo Visconti. But over time, he completed and modernized, even Napoleon contributed to the construction of a monument of architecture. It was a magnificent building, and employs 3,400 pillars. In general, there is something to see, and the work of masters and what is left of the monument.
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Karina Egorova
Karina Egorova
Answered on December 17, 2014 13:04
This is a very beautiful cathedral, impressive. It is built of white marble in the Gothic style.It has a lot of turrets, spiers, columns, sculptures ... And it really occupies one of the first places in terms of size. This is a symbol of Milan.

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