Il Duomo di Milano - The Milan Cathedral, the 5th largest church in the world. Construction began in 1386 and was completed in 1965. Some restoration work was underway when we were there.
Il Duomo di Milano - The Milan Cathedral, the 5th largest church in the world. Construction began in 1386 and was completed in 1965. Some restoration work was underway when we were there.
Milan Cathedral interior
Milan Cathedral interior
Interior of Il Duomo di Milano
Interior of Il Duomo di Milano
17th century confessional in the Milan Cathedral
17th century confessional in the Milan Cathedral
Milan Cathedral interior
Milan Cathedral interior
Roof carvings detail - Milan Cathedral
Roof carvings detail - Milan Cathedral
View of the courtyard of Il Duomo, taken from the roof. The entrance to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele shopping center is the arched opening to the right.
View of the courtyard of Il Duomo, taken from the roof. The entrance to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele shopping center is the arched opening to the right.
Statues on Milan Cathedral
Statues on Milan Cathedral
Breakfast in Milan
Breakfast in Milan
Leonardo da Vinci statue - Milan Italy
Leonardo da Vinci statue - Milan Italy
The beautiful blue lake in northern Italy
The beautiful blue lake in northern Italy
Lake Como - northern Italy
Lake Como - northern Italy
Side trip to Lake Como in northern Italy and the lakeside town of Bellagio.  The 'Lake Highway' through the village of Argegno.
Side trip to Lake Como in northern Italy and the lakeside town of Bellagio. The 'Lake Highway' through the village of Argegno.
Bellagio Italy docks
Bellagio Italy docks
Bellagio shopping area - steep hills
Bellagio shopping area - steep hills
The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele shopping center, in the same courtyard as Il Duomo
The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele shopping center, in the same courtyard as Il Duomo
The town square of Padua (founded 1200 BC), with statues of 78 prominent Padua residents from history
The town square of Padua (founded 1200 BC), with statues of 78 prominent Padua residents from history
Pizza dinner (at 10:00 PM) at Montegrotto Terme in Padua, Italy before returning to the hotel.
Pizza dinner (at 10:00 PM) at Montegrotto Terme in Padua, Italy before returning to the hotel.
The Grand Canal and the church of San Simeone Piccolo, one of the first sights you see when leaving the Venice train station.
The Grand Canal and the church of San Simeone Piccolo, one of the first sights you see when leaving the Venice train station.
scenes from a water taxi on the Grand Canal
scenes from a water taxi on the Grand Canal
On a water taxi approaching the Ponte della Guglie bridge in Venice
On a water taxi approaching the Ponte della Guglie bridge in Venice
The principal canal on Murano Island, the glass blowing art center of Venice, Italy.
The principal canal on Murano Island, the glass blowing art center of Venice, Italy.
The colorful buildings of Burano Island
The colorful buildings of Burano Island
The colorful buildings of Burano Island
The colorful buildings of Burano Island
Northern Italian countryside
Northern Italian countryside
A serene mountain village in the hills northeast of Venice
A serene mountain village in the hills northeast of Venice
One of numerous small villages we passed on our way to Venice
One of numerous small villages we passed on our way to Venice
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