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Piazza del Duomo

Piazza del Duomo with a beautiful view of the Duomo di Milano with it 135 spires and some 3400 statues. The Duomo with the a impressive dimensions (158 m. long, 92 m. wide, and 108 m. tall) was build over a period of 500 years starting in 1386.

Just north of the duomo is Galleria Emanuela II, designed by the architect Giuseppe Mengonis.

Copyright: Michael V. Rasmussen
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6500x3250
Taken: 30/07/2009
Uploaded: 01/10/2009
Updated: 02/03/2015


Tags: italy; milan; church; square; dusk
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