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Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano The Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano is the institution responsible for the conservation and development of the Cathedral. Established in 1387 by Gian Galeazzo Visconti, it has been safeguarding and restoring the Duomo for more than 630 years More info

The Restoration Sites

The Candoglia quarry: at the Duomo’s roots The living springs of Milan cathedral lie above the hamlet of Candoglia, in the municipality of Mergoz-zo, on the left of the river Toce at the entrance of the Ossola valley, in Piedmont. The marble the Duo-mo is made of comes from here More info
The Marble Yard: where the Duomo is reborn This is the laboratory where marble from the quarry is processed to obtain the ashlars, the architectural and ornamental elements, the sculptures and statues that make Milan cathedral a unique monument More info
The Duomo’s building site: where scaffolding reaches the sky The cathedral’s construction site is located at the cathedral itself to allow workers to work on the mon-ument. Starting from the “cesata” located on the south side of the cathedral, they go up to a maximum height of 108.5 metres More info