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milan duomo

Hi,

I will be in Milan in July...does anyone have any updates from a recent trip there regarding the scaffolding on the duomo??? thanks

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Here is a webcam shot: unfortunately is visible only the upper part of the facade... Sorry!

http://www.milanocam.it/duomo/

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Actaully the Duomo facade has never been so visible since a couple of years.

Scaffholding should be completely removed by the end of the year.

Still an impressive view in my opinion.

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Good news folks: all scaffoldings have been removed. The main facade of the Duomo, which truly is one of the most beautiful gothic cathedrals, is now totally visible in all its magnificence!

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I was there a week ago and there is some scaffolding - but only a very little that won't spoil your experience.

Do go up on the roof. We were 'iffy' about going up as the weather was bad but it is a magical experience. There is a lift if you are old and decrepid like me.

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Am thrilled to hear the scaffolding is almost entirely down.

Will be there again in three weeks - cannot recall the number of times I have walked past the structure and it never ceases to take my breath away!

How can one not just stand and stare each and every time?

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Once again, the scaffolding is TOTALLY down.

I resent that anybody can imply that I post unverified information!

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FF the camera never lies. There is scaffolding on one small tower still according to the webcam today. Still, by August 2009, either it will be all gone or they will have started a whole new project where it is covered in green canvas with advertising. I think they see us coming.

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Didn't I say the main facade? Yes, I did, and I confirm that -- I walked past it the other day as I happen to LIVE in the city! No scaffolding on the main facade, which is the most stunning part after all. Of course restoration work will continue, actually it is never finishes, according to a local saying.

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