• Navata centrale del Duomo di Monza
  • Rosone del Duomo di Monza
  • Transetto meridionale del Duomo di Monza
  • Paliotto del Duomo di Monza
  • Duomo di Monza
  • Duomo di Monza
  • Piazza del Duomo di Monza
  • Rosone del Duomo di Monza

Welcome to Monza Cathedral: history, art, culture and parish life

     
             
A plot of events spanning more than 1400 years, a complex and monumental architecture, rich decorations and furnishings, a treasure of inestimable value and a dense network of international relations marked on the arc of its history, make the Monza Cathedral one of the most important ecclesiastical institutions in Italy and Europe.

Importance which the basilica seems to have been intended from the beginning, which lie in the difficult years of the first organization of the Lombard kingdom in Italy and bind to the figure of the Queen Theodolinda (approximately 570 - 627), princess bavara Catholic, went married, in succession, to the two kings of the Lombards: Autari (in 589-90) and Agilulfo (590-616).