The Milan Cathedral, situated in central Milan is Italy’s largest church and the third biggest in the World. The cathedral is the second largest Roman Catholic Cathedral in the world. The Cathedral is dedicated to St Mary of the Nativity. The Cathedral has a lot of interest in its build. It is thought that the Lord and the Archbishop of Milan at the time of the start of the build in 1386, wanted a cathedral that would make people marvel at the glory of God. The actual build was not complete for almost 600 years, it was finally completed in 1965. The architecture style is Italian Gothic. The capacity of the cathedral is 40,000.
The Cathedral is situated in Central Milan, not far from the city’s main train station and it is also accessible by a few bus routes.
Opening Times and Admission
There is a fee to enter the Cathedral, which is around 3 Euros for basic access but access to further parts of the cathedral are more expensive. It is advised to expect to be searched upon entrance for security reasons, it is advised not to take bags to the cathedral.