Duomo Di Milano Hours
The Milan Cathedral or Duomo di Milano hours are daily from 8 am to 7 pm.
Visitors can get the last ticket to Duomo di Milano at 6 pm and the last entry is at 6.10 pm.
Various parts of the Cathedral have different opening hours.
The Duomo di Milano terrace hours are from 9 am to 7 pm.
The last ticket to the Cathedral Terrace is available at 6 pm and the last entry is at 6.10 pm.
The San Gatterado Church is open daily except Wednesdays from 10 am to 6 pm.
The last ticket to the Duomo Museum and San Gatterado Church is available at 5 pm and the last entry is at 5.10 pm.
To help you plan your visit, here is a breakdown of Duomo di Milano’s hours of operation.
This table gives the opening hours and last admission timing of various parts of the Cathedral.
|Attraction||Opening hours||Last admission|
|Milan Cathedral||8 am to 7 pm||6.10 pm|
|Cathedral Terrace||9 am to 7 pm||6.10 pm|
|Crypts of St Charles (Inside the Cathedral)||Friday: 11 am to 5.30 pm|
Saturday: 11 am to 5 pm
Sunday 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
|30 minutes before closing time|
|Duomo Museum||10 am to 7 pm (Closed on Wednesdays)||6.10 pm|
|San Gottardo Church||10 am to 6 pm (Closed on Wednesdays)||5.10 pm|
|Archaeological Area||9 am to 7 pm||6.10 pm|
|Santa Maria Annunciata in Camposanto Church||12.30 pm to 2 pm (open only on weekdays)||1.10 pm|
|St Stefano Baptistery||9 am to 6 pm||5.10 pm|
Note: The last entry is 50 minutes before the Duomo di Milano closing time or attraction closing time.
The Duomo di Milano opening times might change on specific dates.
Here is a list of variations in the Milan Cathedral and archeological area timings for November 2023:
|November 1||9 am to 12 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm|
|November 2||8 am to 5 pm|
|November 3||8 am to 4.30 pm|
|November 4||8 am to 4.30 pm|
|November 5||8 am to 2.30 pm|
|November 8||8 am to 6 pm|
|November 10||9 am to 12 pm|
|November 12||8 am to 4.30 pm|
|November 13||8 am to 6.30 pm|
|November 18||8 am to 2.30 pm|
|November 19||8 am to 4.30 pm|
|November 26||8 am to 4.30 pm|
|November 30||8 am to 6.30|
Duomo Di Milano Mass Times
The Christian prayer areas are open from 7 am to 7 pm daily.
Worshippers can enter from 6.50 am to 8 am through the side entrance and then through the North Entrance.
The last entry for worship is at 6.30 pm through the North entrance.
The entry to the Crypt of St. Charles inside the Cathedral is reserved for personal prayers.
It is open from 9.30 am to 11 am from Monday to Saturday.
Note: Worshippers’ access is limited to certain areas of the Cathedral.
The Duomo di Milano Mass timings on Monday to Friday are 7 am, 8 am, 11 am and 5.30.
The recital of the Rosary is at 5 pm.
On Saturdays, Eucharist mass is performed at 8.30 am in the Crypt.
Religious visitors can join the Vigil mass at 5.30 pm at the high altar.
There are different Duomo di Milano mass timings on Sundays and festival days.
The Celebrations of the Eucharist take place in the Feriale Chapel from 7 am to 8 am.
Eucharist takes place at 9.30 am, 11 am and 5.30 pm.
You can also join the Morning Lauds at 10.30 and Vespers at 4.30 pm at Duomo di Milano.
When to visit Duomo di Milano
Duomo di Milano is the top attraction of Milan and hence the most crowded too.
If you wish to avoid the crowds, plan to visit at 8 am as soon as the Cathedral opens for visitors.
However, if you want to enjoy the best views from the rooftop, visit during sunset.
You should also remember that sunset hours are the busiest time at Duomo di Milano.
Some of the best times to visit Duomo di Milano are also in the night or during Christmas for a unique trip.
How long does it take to tour the Duomo di Milano
Duomo di Milano or the Milan Cathedral, offers many things to see.
If you wish to see everything the Cathedral offers, you might need 4 to 5 hours.
However, if you wish to tour just the highlights of the Cathedral, 2 hours would be enough.
If you are short on time and wish to explore all the parts, purchase the skip-the-line tickets.
How to explore Duomo di Milano
Many visitors wonder what is the best way to explore the Milan Cathedral.
Here is how you can tour all parts of the Cathedral in 4 hours.
Start your visit with a trip to the Duomo Rooftop.
The rooftop tour takes around one hour.
After admiring the city of Milan from the roof, head down to the Cathedral.
Tour the insides of the Cathedral, Crypts and more.
This will take 1.5 hours if you visit all the alters and sculptures.
Now, head out to the archeological area, which takes 45 minutes to tour.
If time permits, visit the Duomo Museum, followed by San Gottardo Church.
Visiting the Duomo Museum and San Gottardo Church might take an hour.
For all visitors planning to visit Duomo di Milano, here are some essential information to plan your trip:
– Best time to visit
– How to reach
– Parking Information
– Tips for Visiting
– History and Architecture
– Facts about Duomo Milano
Duomo Di Milano hours – FAQs
1. What are the opening hours of Milan Cathedral?
Milan Cathedral or Duomo di Milano hours are from 8 am to 7 pm every day.
The rooftop is open from 9 am to 7 pm.
Other parts of Milan Cathedral have different opening times. Make sure to check the opening hours of all parts before visiting.
2. Can I visit the rooftop of Milan Cathedral?
Yes, visitors can visit the Duomo di Milano Rooftop by stairs or by elevator.
The Rooftop is open from 9 am to 7 pm.
The Rooftop offers the best views of Milan.
Note: All visitors need a Milan Cathedral Rooftop ticket to access the area.
3. What are the opening hours of the Duomo Museum?
The Duomo Museum is open from 10 am to 7 pm every day except for Wednesdays.
4. Is San Gottardo Church open every day?
San Gottardo Church is open every day except Wednesdays.
5. When is San Gottardo Church closed?
San Gottardo Church is closed on Wednesdays but is open on all other days of the week.
6. Until what time can I visit the Cathedral Terraces?
The Cathedral Terraces can be visited until 7 pm.
The last time for admission is at 6.10 pm.
However, on all Thursdays in July and August, the Rooftop is open until 10 pm, with the last elevator at 8.40 pm.
7. Are there any specific opening hours for the archaeological areas of the Duomo?
The archeological areas of Duomo are open from 9 am to 7 pm.
The last ticket to the site is at 6 pm and the last entry is at 6.10 pm.
8. How late can I visit the Crypt of Saint Charles on weekdays?
The Crypt of Saint Charles can be visited on weekdays until 5.30 pm.
However, on Saturdays, the closing time is 5 pm, and on Sundays, it closes at 3.30 pm.
9. What is the closing time of Duomo di Milano?
The Duomo di Milano closing time is at 7 pm.
The last entry is at 6.10 pm.
Visitors are advised to plan accordingly to ensure sufficient time to explore the cathedral and its attractions before it closes.
10. Does Duomo di Milano have different closing times for weekdays and weekends?
No, Duomo di Milano follows the same closing time of 7 pm throughout the week.
Whether it’s a weekday or a weekend, visitors have until 7 pm to enjoy the cathedral and its various offerings.
11. Is Duomo di Milano open on Sunday?
Yes, Duomo di Milano is open on Sundays.
The Best Duomo di Milano Tickets
Cathedral and Rooftop tickets: This ticket offers access to the Milan Cathedral and the Cathedral Rooftop area.
Milan Cathedral Rooftop ticket: If you wish to enjoy the vistas of Milan, then get this rooftop access ticket (without the church) to enjoy terrace entry.
Duomo di Milano guided tour: Take a tour of Milan Cathedral, Duomo Museum and archeological sites with a local expert guide.
Private Duomo di Milano tour: Skip the crowds and take a private tour of the Duomo di Milano, its Rooftop, Museum and Archeological sites.
Duomo Di Milano Combo tour: Visit the Milan Cathedral and another Milan attraction at a discounted price with just one ticket.
Last-minute Duomo di Milano tickets: Get your Milan Cathedral tickets last minute if you have missed your pre-booking. This ticket offers last-minute entry to the Cathedral, Museum and rooftop.
Milan City Pass: Get entry to the Duomo di Milano, Rooftops, Duomo Museum, Leonardo Da Vinci Museum, and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, along with Milan City Audio Guide at discounted prices.
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