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Skip the Line: Milan Duomo Guided Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide in front of the Milan Duomo, and—if there are more than six people on the tour—don headphones so you won’t miss anything your guide says. Admire the exterior of the cathedral before going inside, contemplating the nearly 600 years it took to finish construction and the seemingly endless array of statues and spires that decorate the Duomo.

    Follow your guide right past the lines on this skip-the-line tour, entering the dimly-lit cathedral. Learn about some of the lesser-known architectural and design features—including some symbols that are usually associated with paganism—as well as some of the cathedral’s prominent elements.

    See paintings, sculptures, and stained glass windows decorating the vast interior space—the largest cathedral in Italy—and hear how Milan’s Duomo fits into the city’s history. Go beneath the Duomo floor into the crypt below the altar to see the tomb of Saint Charles Borromeo, a 16th-century archbishop of Milan.

    The tour finishes back outside the cathedral in Piazza Duomo.

    Note that you’ll need to choose either a weekend or weekday departure. This tour does not include a visit to the Duomo rooftop.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Piazza del Duomo, 4, 20122 Milano MI, Italy
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Use of headphones (used if there are more than 6 pax on tour)
    • Entry/Admission - Duomo di Milano
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women.Dress code: shoulders and knees have to be covered to enter inside the churches.
    • It is FORBIDDEN to introduce inside Duomo food, liquids, knifes, ceramic mugs and everything that can be used as blunt weapon.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    The tour took about an hour, as I didn’t do the roof tour due to fear of heights! The meeting point was easy to find. The guide knew a lot about the duomo and its history. A suggestion for the future; maybe the tour could...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Elizabeth P
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Guide was very knowledgeable and friendly, excellent! We add the roof top visit and the views and history of the place are amazing! The church is massive!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank josephsK700QN
    Reviewed 10 August 2019

    The Duomo was beautiful and the guide was good but the tour went too slowly for us so we left the large group and went off on our own. We attended mass while our young adults went to explore the rooftop . This is a...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Mom2youngadults
    Reviewed 23 July 2019

    Though confused by Viators location we did meet the guide and she did a very good job with the historical facts and showing us around. Beautiful interior and exterior considering construction began in the late 1300's and it remains a work of art. As the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank firehorse112
    Reviewed 10 July 2019

    I have been to this monument many times and I am always in awe of it. this occasion I was accompanied by my wife. It also turned out be in a peak holiday time. getting into the cathedral potentially was going to be long queues...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank kenw674
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    20 August 2019|
    Response from Mom2youngadults | Reviewed this property |
    The tour leaves on a continue bases from a spot in front of The Doumo. I'm sure you can book a convenient time to do the tour. If you don't want to drive there you can take the Hop on and off bus which drop you off close by.
    23 May 2019|
    Response from Hardy-Hotels |
    Those the Milan Duomo guided tour have access to roof top?
    30 August 2018|
    Response from Lukesurface | Reviewed this property |
    The basic package does not but you can purchase access to the rooftop
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