Construction of the Duomo di Milana, Italy’s largest church, went on for almost 6 centuries: it began in 1386 and it was completed only in 1965 ! Its facade uses Candoglia marble. At least 78 different head architects worked at the Duomo. And then, there are of course also the thousands of artists, sculptors and specialized construction workers !
Duomo di Milano - facade
Duomo di Milano - facade
Duomo di Milano ceiling
Duomo di Milano ceiling
With 3400 statues, 135 gargoyles and 700 figures, there are more statues on the Milan Cathedral than on any other building in the world !
Duomo di Milano - view from the roof
Duomo di Milano - view from the roof
Duomo di Milano - the statues
Duomo di Milano - the statues
Duomo di Milano - view from the roof
Duomo di Milano - view from the roof
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