Milan Things to Do

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  • 26. Church Sant'Eustorgio

    The Portinari Chapel was built between 1460 and 1468. Building of that chapel was commissioned and financed by Pigello Portinari the representative of Florentine bank of Medici in Milan. It was the...

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  • 27. Aquarium

    One of the oldest and largest of its kind in Italy, the Milan aquarium houses 36 gigantic pools filled with more than 100 different species of fish, living in recreated environments ranging from the...

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  • 28. Torre Velasca

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    Standing on the roofs or balconies of buildings you are able to see things not otherwise apparent from a street view. Standing on the roof of the Milan Duomo, the Torre Velasca was definitely one of...

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  • 29. Ice Cream - Gelato

    Just next to the cool area of Alzaia Naviglio Grande (a beautiful canal worth of visiting, and not so tourist), there is a really small door that goes to best gelato in city: the Orso Bianco...

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  • 30. Piazza della Scala

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Situated between La Scala Opera House and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, this little piazza is abuzz with activity. Surrounding a monument to Leonardo da Vinci are some park benches and a few...

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  • 31. Verdi in Milan

    Towards the end of his life Verdi founded (and funded) the Casa di Riposo per Musicisti Giuseppe Verdi, known in Milan as Casa Verdi for short, a special retirement home for needy musicians and...

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  • 32. Street Scene - Architecture

    As we wandered the streets of Milan we found many "sweet" shops that had the delicious looking cakes, cookies, and all sorts of yummy goodies. My appreciation of Milan increased marketly. This shop...

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  • 33. Day Trip to the Lakes

    As we were staying in Milan for five days, it was no question that we wanted to do at least one day trip to another place. In the end we decided to go to Lago Maggiore for one day, and to Lugano on...

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  • 34. San Lorenzo Columns

    In front of San Lorenzo alle Colonne, there are the very columns that are included in the name of the church. There are sixteen corinthian columns which date back to the 2nd or 3rd century. They were...

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  • 35. Museum Poldi Pezzoli

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Except armory and luxurious interiors museum posses stunning collection of paintings painted by the old masters of renaissance. There is probably the largest collection of Giovanni Bellini’s paintings...

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  • 36. Cimitero Municipale

    The Cimitero Monumentale is within 10 minutes walk of Garibaldi Station. It contains many large and impressive tombs of wealthy Milanese citizens. The tombs try to outdo each other with large ornate...

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  • 37. Corso Vittorio Emanuele II

    4 out of 5 stars

    Starting on the right side of the Dome and ending in Piazza San Babila, Corso Vittorio Emanuele is a famous shopping area in Milan. Important Italian and international brands, such as H&M, Zara,...

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  • 38. Old Tram

    American visitors to Milan may be forgiven for feeling that they've just stepped into a time machine when they see the quaint old orange trams trundling about the city. Milan has a wide range of...

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  • 39. Markets

    Wonderful street market in the Via San Marco - lots of fresh fruit and vegetables at very competitive prices, fish, 'delicatessen' (olives, cheeses, breads etc) - so you can certainly buy for lunch....

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  • 40. Church San Gottardo in Corte

    Church of Saint Gothard in Court. Church San Gottardo in Corte or San Gottardo a Palazzo was built as the Ducal Chapel by Azzone Visconti by 1336. It was originally dedicated to the Blessed Virgin but...

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  • 41. Aperitivo - Aperitif

    Aperol is an Italian alcoholic aperitif, also at the base of some famous cocktails, such as the Spritz. In Duomo square, Aperol owns a nice terrace where you can have an aperitif while looking at the...

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  • 42. Via Montenapoleone

    Via Monte Napoleone or as the Milanese call it Montenapo is an elegant fashion street, known for its fashion and jewelry shops. It is the most important street of the Quadrilatero della moda (Fashion...

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  • 43. Triennale - Design Museum

    It's surprising the city that for many is regarded as the capital of design only opened a design museum as late as 2007. Whilst a Foundation was established in the 1930s to promote design and...

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  • 44. Museo Scienza e Tecnologia

    Opening Times: Tuesday-Friday : 9.30 - 16.50 Weekends: 9.30 - 18.20. Closed: Working Mondays Admission Charges: Adults: Euro 6,20 Children (under 18s) /Senior Citizens (over 60s)/groups of at least...

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  • 45. Porta Romana

    Following the demise of the Sforza family, who ruled the city between 1447 and 1519, the city became essentially a Spanish outpost under the mercenary leadership of the "Condottiero" Ferrante Gonzaga....

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  • 46. Church Santa Maria Presso San Satiro

    Santa Maria in San Satiro embodies the architectural concept of the great architect Donato Bramante. Few traces are left of the original building built by Bishop Ansperto in the 9th century; in 1478...

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  • 47. Corso Magenta

    We visited Corso Magenta on our last day in Milan, and I must say that it was one of our favourite places. Somehow it felt more real and authentic than the other places we had seen. The buildings...

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  • 48. Day Trip to Bergamo

    Bergamo is a lovely town located on the east of Milan. The town is divided in two, the high and low city. The historic centre is located on the upper side. The Piazza Vecchia is where all main...

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  • 49. Church Sant'Eufemia

    The Basilica of Saint Euphemia was probably founded around 472 A.D. by the Bishop of St. Senator from Settala who participated in the Council of Chalcedon and from there brought a relic of the saint...

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  • 50. Milan Design Week

    If you are not quite sure when to visit Milan, this might be a good idea of going there for the fashion week. Milan Fashion Week (in Italian: Settimana della moda) is a famous fashion week held...

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