Milan Tour: 20 best things you can do in the famous fashion capital Milano!
Are you planning on going for a Milan Tour? If the answer is yes, you have come to the right place.
Milan is a city with kore than 1.3 million people cherishing each and every aspect of their lives. A city with settlements and history of more than a thousand years, the cities heritage goes back to 222 BC. Milan once served as a capital of the Western Roman Empire and had a commanding position through the middle and later ages.
The city was widely damaged during world war 2, but it has recovered its strength and now serves as the fashion capital of the world. The city now offers a rejuvenating mix of historical architecture, modern amenities and Italian culture, mixed together to form a perfect combination.
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We have compiled 20 things to do while you are on a Milan tour. From museums to restaurants, this list will cover everything for you.
1. Vist the Milan Cathedral
This monumental architecture took over 600 years to get completed. It is located in the centre of Milan in Piazza del Duomo. Just like the exteriors, the interiors are equally beautiful and archaic and will take you to another world. No Milan tour is completed without a visit to this iconic cathedral.
2. Church of Santa Maria Delle Grazie
Created around 1497, this church can be found on the Corso Magenta on the opposite side of Milan. The famous Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci can be found inside this church. If you
3. Grand Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
If you are a shopping fan, shopping in Milan is going to be a once in a lifetime experience for you. This extravagant and opulent galleria is nothing but a beautiful shopping area created In 1877. It is one of the oldest shopping malls in the world. You can find high-end designer Italian shops and boutiques here.
4. Castello Sforzesco
Located in Central Milan, this castle was built in the year 1370. It has been modified but the spirit of the place remains intact. The size of this grand castle will amaze you. Take a walk through the history of Italy with this castle and its magnanimous tawers and gardens If you are in Milan.
5. Pinacoteca di Brera
Situated in palazzo Brera, this art gallery contains masterpieces of Italian art. Earlier, It served as a library and now it includes works such as Virgin By Raphael, last supper by Rubens etc. It is an easily accessible place and you can walk if you have chosen case in affitto a milano(Milan rental homes) near Piazza Duomo.
6. Sant Ambrogio
Built-in 379 AD by St. Ambrose, this is one of the oldest buildings in Milan. The architecture and style have remained intact over the centuries. It served as a focal point since much of the city of Milan was built around it. If you want to witness the religious importance and history of Milan, this place is a must-go for you.
7. Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology
If you are a Leonardo da Vinci fan, this museum is a heaven for you. It contains all his works and technological and scientific collections. There are model cars from his drawings, reconstructions of his flying machines and blueprints and sketches of his intellect. You will find imaginative pieces which he intended to invent during those times.
8. Piazza dei Mercanti
This place was once a centre of merchants and traders in the middle ages. It is located between Piazza del Duomo and Corduiso. There are several important buildings in this square like Pallaza Della Ragione, and Loggia Degli osii. If you want to witness the architectural masterpieces, visit and take a walk around the square.
9. Milan Archaeology Museum
This museum is filled with the history of this ancient city. It is located in Chiesa di San Maurizio. One part of the museum imparts the ancient Mediolanum history while the other one has a collection of important artworks and sculptures. There are various architectural remains and pottery pieces displayed here. It serves as a museum for showcasing the middle-aged history of Milan with Greek and Eustachian influence.
10. Piazza del Duomo
We have named this piazza so many times, that you must have already planned to visit it. If you are on a Milan tour this piazza would be your starting point to explore Milan. It has a variety of high-end shops, restaurants, bars and cafes where you can taste true Italian cuisine.
11. La Scala Opera
Located to the north of the famous Duomo, this is one of the fienst opera houses in the world. It is renowned for its opulence and acoustics. The seatings, the stage, the semi-circle area, and the red velvets, everything is going to make you fall in love with the experience. You can take guided tours to the opera house in Milan.
12. AC Milan San Siro Stadium
Built-in 1926, this grand stadium is one of the most renowned sporting stadiums in Italy. It has a capacity of more than 80K people and you can see its iconic circular towers with huge roofs while visit there. AC Milan and inter Milan play here. If you are a sports fan, you cannot afford to miss out this exciting stadium.
13. Parco Sempione
This is a large public space, originally created in 1888. It spreads over 95 acres and has a splendid arch of peace. There are various footpaths, bike trails and fountains. You can spend a perfect day with your kids and partner here.
14. Brera district
Located to the north of Piazza dei Duomo, this district has a bohemian vibe attached to it. It is full of galleries, restaurants and bars where you can go to enjoy your evening after a good sightseeing day. One of the finest and most expensive restaurants are located here.
15. Walk down the Naviglio Grande
This canal in the Milan city stretches from Porta Ticinese to Ticino River, stretching over 50 km to the west. It was originally contracted in 1177 and after many expansions and works, it stands in its form today. One of the sections in the city is a walking path you'll never forget.
16. Basilica di San Lorenzo
If you want to witness the religious history of Milan, this is the place for you. It is located in the western part of central Milan and is one of the oldest churches there. It was created in about 402 BC. It has a fantastic altar and a chapel of Saint Aquilino. You can witness some fantastic artworks and architecture here.
17. Torre Branca
This is a large observation tower built in 1933. It was originally called Torre Littoria and stands 108 m high. If you want to see a panoramic view of Milan, you should ascend up this tower. You can also see the Alps on a clear day here.
18. Lake District
Just 30 minutes towards the top of Milan, you can reach this beautiful lake district which is a combination of 5 lakes. The surrounding area is now stoned and filled with museums, stores and restaurants where you can chill in the evening with splendid lake views.
19. China town
If you want a bit of small budget shopping, eating and roaming around, this is the place to go. It has some small eateries and cheap shops. You can also try outside seating bars where locals will make you taste hundreds of wine. It will make you feel a local vibe of Milan.
20. Wine tasting
This is not a particular place, but an experience. Northern or southern, you can find local bars almost at every part of the city where you will get varieties of wine you've never tasted before. If you are a wine lover, you should definitely try the wine tasting in Milan.
We have almost covered everything for you that you can do in Milan. For rental houses, you can visit vacation saga and chose the house of your choice at the best prices available.