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  • 26. 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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  • 27. Epiphany

    Hours and time of event: The procession leaves Piazza Duomo on January 6, every year, at 11.45 and arrives at the Basilica of Sant’Eustorgio at 12.40. Although in January 2013 procession left Piazza...

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  • 28. 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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  • 29. 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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  • 30. 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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  • 31. 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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  • 32. Verdi in Milan

    The composer Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) was born and raised about a hundred kilometers southeast of Milan near the town of Busseto, in the province of Parma, but Milan was an important city for him...

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  • 33. Church San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore

    That beautiful church was built in Milan, Lombardy between 1503 and 1518 as a subordinate church of Benedictine female Convent of Maggiore Monastery. In fact that church stands on the place of ancient...

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  • 34. 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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  • 35. Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Ambrosian Pinacoteca and Library were founded by Cardinal Federico Borromeo (1564–1631). Today that Pinacoteca is one of the best Art Galleries and fine arts museums of Milan and Italy. You will see...

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  • 36. 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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  • 37. 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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  • 38. 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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  • 39. Porta Ticinese

    Medieval Porta Ticinese or Gates of Ticino were built in XII century. Since then they were reconstructed several times. Porta Ticinese was heavily rebuilt in 1861 by Camillo Boito who added two side...

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  • 40. 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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  • 41. Local Food

    Centro Botanico is s nice juice bar and lunchtime café were to have good organic fruit/vegetable juices. There's also a centre for health and natural products stocks organically grown produce,...

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  • 42. Church San Babila

    4 out of 5 stars

    One of the oldest churches in Milan, originally dating from the 4th century, San Babila was once regarded as one of the most important churches in the city after the Duomo and Sant'Ambrogio. But...

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  • 43. 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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  • 44. Church San Pietro in Gessate

    There is the statue of Virgin Mary and many vow gifts in the altar. Ambrogio Bergognone (Burgundian) also known as Ambrogio di Stephano da Fossano painted the fresco showing the scene of the Funeral...

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  • 45. 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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  • 46. 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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  • 47. 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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  • 48. 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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  • 49. Fiera di Milano - Milano Fair

    Fiera is the area where exhibitions, conventions and fairs are organized. The big fairs attract many people around Europe and further. The hotels around Fiera are always full. From Malpenza Airport...

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  • 50. 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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