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The Best Attractions In Milan

Tours of Milan Private Tours Milan Private Tours
Acquario civico Brice Coniglio
Palazzo Reale Sorin Vasile
Ferrari Store shaomane Péan
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Celso Erik Franco
Chiesa di Sant'Eufemia Milano da vedere
Chiesa di San Francesco di Paola Leonardo Ruggieri
Chiesa Santa Maria Podone Gianluca Amato
Monumento a Giuseppe Missori Сергей Мороз
Fondazione Forma Per La Fotografia Fondazione Forma - Forma Meravigli
Ruderi del Circo Romano Paolo Carugo
Cimitero Maggiore di Milano marco paladini
Vineria di Via Stradella Vineria di Via Stradella
Centro Culturale Shaolin Milano Benedetta Marchi
Torre di Ansperto Maciej Lubaś
Milan is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,372,075 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,242,420. Its continuously built-up urban area has a population estimated to be about 5,270,000 over 1,891 square kilometres . The wider Milan metropolitan area, known as Greater Milan, is a polycentric metropolitan region that extends over central Lombardy and eastern Piedmont and which counts an estimated total population of 7.5 million, making it by far the largest metropolitan area in Italy and the 54th largest in the world. Mil...
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  • 1. Duomo di Milano Milan
    Piazza del Duomo is the main piazza of Milan, Italy. It is named after, and dominated by, the Milan Cathedral . The piazza marks the center of the city, both in a geographic sense and because of its importance from an artistic, cultural, and social point of view. Rectangular in shape, with an overall area of 17,000 m2 , the piazza includes some of the most important buildings of Milan , as well some of the most prestigious commercial activities, and it is by far the foremost tourist attraction of the city. While the piazza was originally created in the 14th century and has been gradually developing ever since , its overall plan, in its current form, is largely due to architect Giuseppe Mengoni, and dates back to the second half of the 19th century. The monumental buildings that mark its si...
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  • 2. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II Milan
    The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is Italy's oldest active shopping mall and a major landmark of Milan, Italy. Housed within a four-story double arcade in the center of town, the Galleria is named after Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of the Kingdom of Italy. It was designed in 1861 and built by architect Giuseppe Mengoni between 1865 and 1867.
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  • 3. Il Cenacolo Milan
    The Last Supper is a late 15th-century mural painting by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci housed by the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, Italy. It is one of the world's most recognizable paintings.The work is presumed to have been started around 1495–96 and was commissioned as part of a plan of renovations to the church and its convent buildings by Leonardo's patron Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan. The painting represents the scene of the Last Supper of Jesus with his apostles, as it is told in the Gospel of John, 13:21. Leonardo has depicted the consternation that occurred among the Twelve Disciples when Jesus announced that one of them would betray him. Due to the methods used, a variety of environmental factors, and intentional damage, very little of the o...
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  • 4. Castello Sforzesco Milan
    Sforza Castle is in Milan, northern Italy. It was built in the 15th century by Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan, on the remnants of a 14th-century fortification. Later renovated and enlarged, in the 16th and 17th centuries it was one of the largest citadels in Europe. Extensively rebuilt by Luca Beltrami in 1891–1905, it now houses several of the city's museums and art collections.
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  • 5. Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci Milan
    The Museo nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci in Milan is the largest science and technology museum in Italy, and is dedicated to Italian painter and scientist Leonardo da Vinci. It was opened on 5 February 1953, inaugurated by prime minister of Italy, Alcide De Gasperi.This museum, in the ancient monastery of San Vittore al Corpo of Milan, is divided in seven main departments: Materials Transport Energy Communication Leonardo da Vinci, Art & Science New Frontiers Science for young peopleEach of these departments have laboratories especially for children and young students. The Transport section in made by four different parts: air, rail, water and Submarine Enrico Toti-S-506.
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  • 7. Pinacoteca di Brera Milan
    The Pinacoteca di Brera is the main public gallery for paintings in Milan, Italy. It contains one of the foremost collections of Italian paintings, an outgrowth of the cultural program of the Brera Academy, which shares the site in the Palazzo Brera.
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  • 8. Brera District Milan
    Brera is a district of Milan, Italy. It is located within the Zone 1 and it is centered on Brera street. The name stems from Medieval Italian braida or brera, derived from Old Lombardic brayda , meaning a land expanse either cleared of trees or naturally lacking them. This is because around the year 900, the Brera district was situated just outside Milan's city walls and was kept clear for military reasons. The root of the word is the same as that of the Dutch city of Breda's name and the English word broad. Brera houses the Brera Academy of Fine Arts and the Brera Art Gallery, which prominently contributed to the development of Brera as an artists' neighborhood and a place of bohemian atmosphere, sometimes referred to as the milanese Montmartre. Both the Academy and the Gallery are locate...
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  • 9. Piazza del Duomo Milan
    Piazza del Duomo is the main piazza of Milan, Italy. It is named after, and dominated by, the Milan Cathedral . The piazza marks the center of the city, both in a geographic sense and because of its importance from an artistic, cultural, and social point of view. Rectangular in shape, with an overall area of 17,000 m2 , the piazza includes some of the most important buildings of Milan , as well some of the most prestigious commercial activities, and it is by far the foremost tourist attraction of the city. While the piazza was originally created in the 14th century and has been gradually developing ever since , its overall plan, in its current form, is largely due to architect Giuseppe Mengoni, and dates back to the second half of the 19th century. The monumental buildings that mark its si...
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  • 10. Via Monte Napoleone Milan
    Via Monte Napoleone, also spelled Via Montenapoleone, is an upscale shopping street in Milan, Italy, and Europe's most expensive street . It is famous for its ready-to-wear fashion and jewelry shops, and for being the most important street of the Milan fashion district known as the Quadrilatero della moda, where many well-known fashion designers have high-end boutiques. The most exclusive Italian shoemakers maintain boutiques on this street. In 2009, architect Fabio Novembre designed a months-long art installation, titled Per fare un albero, ‘To make a tree’ in conjunction with the city of Milan's Department of Design, Events and Fashion and Fiat — featuring 20 full-size fiberglass planter replicas of the company's 500C cabriolet along Via Monte Napoleone.In 2002, the Street Associat...
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  • 11. Monumental Cemetery Milan
    The Cimitero Monumentale [tʃimiˈtɛːro monumenˈtaːle] is one of the two largest cemeteries in Milan, Italy, the other one being the Cimitero Maggiore. It is noted for the abundance of artistic tombs and monuments. Designed by the architect Carlo Maciachini , it was planned to consolidate a number of small cemeteries that used to be scattered around the city into a single location. Officially opened in 1866, it has since then been filled with a wide range of contemporary and classical Italian sculptures as well as Greek temples, elaborate obelisks, and other original works such as a scaled-down version of the Trajan's Column. Many of the tombs belong to noted industrialist dynasties, and were designed by artists such as Adolfo Wildt, Giò Ponti, Arturo Martini, Dante Parini, Lucio Font...
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  • 13. Museo Poldi Pezzoli Milan
    The Museo Poldi Pezzoli is an art museum in Milan, Italy. It is located near the Teatro alla Scala, on Via Manzoni 12. The museum was originated in the 19th century as a private collection of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli and his mother, Rosa Trivulzio, of the family of the condottiero Gian Giacomo Trivulzio. Many of the rooms in the palace were redecorated starting in 1846, a commissions entrusted to Luigi Scrosati and Giuseppe Bertini. Individual rooms were often decorated and furnished to match the paintings hung on the walls. The architect Simone Cantoni rebuilt the palace in its present Neoclassical style with an English-style interior garden. In 1850–1853, Poldi Pezzoli commissioned the architect Giuseppe Balzaretto to refurbish his apartment.Pezzoli in his testament left the house an...
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  • 15. Pinacoteca Ambrosiana Milan
    The Biblioteca Ambrosiana is a historic library in Milan, Italy, also housing the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, the Ambrosian art gallery. Named after Ambrose, the patron saint of Milan, it was founded in 1609 by Cardinal Federico Borromeo, whose agents scoured Western Europe and even Greece and Syria for books and manuscripts. Some major acquisitions of complete libraries were the manuscripts of the Benedictine monastery of Bobbio and the library of the Paduan Vincenzo Pinelli, whose more than 800 manuscripts filled 70 cases when they were sent to Milan and included the famous Iliad, the Ilia Picta.
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