Piazza del Duomo

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Piazza del Duomo featuring a statue or sculpture, street scenes and a square or plaza

Milan’s main squareis surrounded by some of the most significant buildings in the city, including oneof the world’s oldest shopping malls and the largest church in Italy.

Milan’s spacious city square, the Piazza del Duomo, is namedfor the huge church that overlooks it. Today, the piazza is a central meetingplace, home to many of the city’s significant buildings. As the most popularattraction in the city, the Piazza del Duomo is a great place to visit at thebeginning of your trip to Milan. Soak up the atmosphere at a café on the square,take in the architecture or do some shopping in the four-story arcade thatoverlooks the piazza.

The Duomo, or Cathedral of Milan, had been underconstruction for almost 500 years when the piazza was created in its currentdesign. Visit the piazza on a sunny morning to see the locals starting theirday. Cafés, restaurants and bars linethe square; most offer outdoor dining. Grab a table and a traditional Italiancoffee and do some people-watching. Other local delicacies on the squareinclude pizza and panettone, a rich cake particularly popular at Christmas. Getone of the best views of the square from the restaurants at the top of theadjacent department store.

As you look over the square you’ll notice the wide range ofarchitecture. While the Duomo is the star attraction, buildings like thePalazzo dei Portici Settentrionale and the Royal Palace of Milan arefascinating historical sites. In the center of the square a statue of Italy’sfirst king sits on a large platform. King Vittorio Emanuele II also has a glassarcade built in his honor and bearing his name. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele IIfeatures four stories of indoor shopping and is considered to be one of the oldest malls inthe world. This is a great place to find souvenirs or luxury items from thebiggest names in fashion.

The Piazza del Duomo is in the heart of downtown Milan. Thebest way to reach the piazza is by metro or on foot, but some street parkingcan be found in the area.

Top Hotels Close to Piazza del Duomo

Uptown Palace
Uptown Palace
4 out of 5
Via Santa Sofia N.10, Milan, MI
The price is NT$3,874 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
Located in Milan Centre, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of University of Milan, Ospedale Maggiore, and Milano Policlinico Hospital. Piazza Missori ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (970 reviews)
"Spacious"

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The Corner Duomo Hotel
The Corner Duomo Hotel
4 out of 5
Via Adalberto Catena, 2, Milan, MI
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$5,249 per night from Nov 14 to Nov 14
Located in Milan Centre, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Teatro alla Scala, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and Via Montenapoleone Fashion District. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (83 reviews)
"The property was very clean, the staff were exceptionally nice and helpful. Parking is extremely limited. The beds were very comfortable. Hard to find a king bed in Europe. However there was zero view. You could only see other buildings in the alley. Didn’t bother us swim e we wete out of the hotel ..."

Reviewed on 2021/10/13

The Corner Duomo Hotel
The Square Milano Duomo
The Square Milano Duomo
4 out of 5
Via Alberico Albricci, 2-4, Milan, MI
The price is NT$6,178 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 7
Located in Milan Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Piazza Missori, Via Torino, and Piazza del Duomo. Piazza dei Mercanti and Cathedral of Milan ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (960 reviews)
"We had a wonderful stay at the square Milan and would definitely return. Excellent breakfast, staff and modern room."

Reviewed on 2021/10/23

The Square Milano Duomo
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UNAHOTELS Century Milano
UNAHOTELS Century Milano
4 out of 5
Via Fabio Filzi 25 B, Milan, MI
The price is NT$2,526 per night from Nov 14 to Nov 14
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Uptown Palace
Uptown Palace
4 out of 5
Via Santa Sofia N.10, Milan, MI
The price is NT$3,874 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
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The Corner Duomo Hotel
The Corner Duomo Hotel
4 out of 5
Via Adalberto Catena, 2, Milan, MI
The price is NT$5,249 per night from Nov 14 to Nov 14
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The Square Milano Duomo
The Square Milano Duomo
4 out of 5
Via Alberico Albricci, 2-4, Milan, MI
The price is NT$6,178 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 7
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NH Collection Milano President
NH Collection Milano President
5 out of 5
Largo Augusto, 10, Milan, MI
The price is NT$4,926 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 26
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Rosa Grand Milano - Starhotels Collezione
Rosa Grand Milano - Starhotels Collezione
4 out of 5
P.za Fontana 3, Milan, MI
The price is NT$6,451 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
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Maison Milano | UNA Esperienze
Maison Milano | UNA Esperienze
4 out of 5
VIA Mazzini, 4, Milan, MI
The price is NT$6,307 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 12
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Galleria Vik Milano
Galleria Vik Milano
5 out of 5
Via Silvio Pellico 8, Milan, MI
The price is NT$10,233 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
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UNAHOTELS Cusani Milano
UNAHOTELS Cusani Milano
4 out of 5
Via Cusani 13, Milan, MI
The price is NT$4,698 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 7
UNAHOTELS Cusani Milano
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