Piazza del Duomo

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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.

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Uptown Palace
Uptown Palace
4 out of 5
Via Santa Sofia N.10, Milan, MI, 20122
The price is $145 per night from Aug 28 to Aug 29
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"Very nice hotel. Staff were friendly and helpful. The property and room condition were above average. Construction nearby was a bit of a downer but understandable. Short walk to the Metro."

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Sonder Missori
Sonder Missori
4 out of 5
Corso Italia 11/a, Milan, MI, 20121
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The Square Milano Duomo
The Square Milano Duomo
4 out of 5
Via Alberico Albricci, 2-4, Milan, MI, 20122
The price is $276 per night from Aug 30 to Aug 31
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Uptown Palace
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4 out of 5
Via Santa Sofia N.10, Milan, MI, 20122
The price is $145 per night from Aug 28 to Aug 29
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Sonder Missori
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4 out of 5
Corso Italia 11/a, Milan, MI, 20121
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4 out of 5
Via Alberico Albricci, 2-4, Milan, MI, 20122
The price is $276 per night from Aug 30 to Aug 31
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Room Mate Giulia
4 out of 5
Via Silvio Pellico, 4, Milan, Lombardy, 20121
The price is $335 per night from Aug 23 to Aug 24
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UNAHOTELS Cusani Milano
4 out of 5
Via Cusani 13, Milan, MI, 20121
The price is $186 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 17
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Rosa Grand Milano
Rosa Grand Milano
4 out of 5
P.za Fontana 3, Milan, MI, 20122
The price is $308 per night from Aug 28 to Aug 29
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Hotel Dei Cavalieri
4 out of 5
Piazza Giuseppe Missori 1, Milan, MI, 20123
The price is $179 per night from Aug 15 to Aug 16
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Speronari Suites
Speronari Suites
Via Speronari 4, Milan, Mi, 20123
The price is $250 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
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NH Collection Milano President
NH Collection Milano President
5 out of 5
Largo Augusto, 10, Milan, MI, 20122
The price is $189 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
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