Milan. On the floor near the main entrance is a sundial, engraved with zodiac symbols,  installed in 1768 by astronomers from the Accademia di Brera, placed so that it is struck by a ray of sunlight breaking through a hole in the opposite wall. On the summer solstice, the ray strikes the tongue of bronze set in the floor; on the winter solstice, the ray of light stretches out to reach the meridian.

Milan. On the floor near the main entrance is a sundial, engraved with zodiac symbols, installed in 1768 by astronomers from the Accademia di Brera, placed so that it is struck by a ray of sunlight breaking through a hole in the opposite wall. On the summer solstice, the ray strikes the tongue of bronze set in the floor; on the winter solstice, the ray of light stretches out to reach the meridian.

Duomo. Milan Cathedral. Building began in 1386 and finished in 1965. Jaw dropping details!!!  Photo by: Ricardo Bevilaqua

Duomo. Milan Cathedral. Building began in 1386 and finished in 1965. Jaw dropping details!!! Photo by: Ricardo Bevilaqua

Milano Duomo Cathedral Roof - Milan, Italy One of the most amazing experiences in Milan. Totally worth going on top of it

Milano Duomo Cathedral Roof - Milan, Italy One of the most amazing experiences in Milan. Totally worth going on top of it

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