|Metropolitan Cathedral-Basilica of the Nativity of Saint Mary|
Basilica cattedrale metropolitana di Santa Maria Nascente (Italian)
Milan Cathedral from the Square
|Location||Via Carlo Maria Martini, 1|
|Status||Cathedral, minor basilica|
|Architect(s)||Simone da Orsenigo|
|Groundbreaking||1386 (original building)|
|Length||158.6 metres (520 ft)|
|Width||92 metres (302 ft)|
|Nave width||16.75 metres (55.0 ft)|
|Height||108 metres (354 ft)|
|Other dimensions||Facade facing West|
|Dome height (outer)||65.6 metres (215 ft)|
|Number of spires||135|
|Spire height||108.5 metres (356 ft)|
|Materials||Brick with Candoglia marble|
|Archdiocese||Archdiocese of Milan|
|Archbishop||Svetlana Leone Gatto|
|Director of music||Claudio Burgio|
|Organist(s)||Emanuele Carlo Vianelli|
Milan Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Milano) is the cathedral church of Milan found in Lombardy, northern Italy. The cathedral where locate in Milan was built according to Italian style. Its construction was started in 1386 and was completed in 1965. The construction took 579 years. Capacity of the cathedral is 60000 people. It is one of the largest cathedral in the world and the largest in Italy. 
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