Let's be clear: Milan’s Duomo is not just another church. It is the city’s most important landmark located smack-dab in the centre of it all. Building on this magnificent Gothic cathedral began in the late 14th century and lasted hundreds of years (even today, it isn’t unusual to see scaffolding on the façade or the back of the church as restoration is often underway). While there is plenty to see inside the cathedral, a visit to the top – via stairs or an elevator – is an absolute must in order to see Milan’s ever-changing skyline.
There's so much to see in the booming city of Milan: starchitects are clamoring to design the next beautiful building to grace the city’s growing skyline and there is a growing sense of the Italian spot being a “place to be” and a destination renowned for more than out-of-this-world pizza and shopping than ever before.
The Italian artist, Leonardo da Vinci, is responsible for the city’s criss-crossing network of canals (legend has it he helped with their renovation) and aesthetic contributions to the historical Castello Sforzesco. There has truly never been a better time to visit the Northern Italy metropolis.
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