Located in the heart of the historic centre of Milan, the Piazza del Duomo is the symbol of the city. Always been cornerstone of the social life in Milan, this square is today the main tourist attraction in Milan.
In the centre of the square stands the Cathedral (also known as Duomo), a masterpiece of Gothic and neo-classical architecture. A visit to the Duomo of Milan is one of the must-do activities in the city, also with a visit to its terraces, from where you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the whole city.
Moreover, in the square is also the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, an extraordinary example of eclectic architecture and one of the main shopping sights in Milan. But also here is the Museum of the twentieth century, which houses some of the most significant works of modern and contemporary art; and the Royal Palace, now a museum and exhibition space. If you visit Milan, you must absolutely visit the Piazza del Duomo and the amazing buildings that stand here.