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  • 26. 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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  • 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. Pirellone - Pirelli Tower

    One of the few office towers in Milan that is visually appealing, the Pirelli building also became a part of history itself when some crazed pilot decided to fly his small plane into the top floors...

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  • 29. 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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  • 30. 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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  • 31. 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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  • 32. 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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  • 33. 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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  • 34. 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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  • 35. 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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  • 36. 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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  • 37. 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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  • 38. 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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  • 39. 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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  • 40. 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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  • 41. 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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  • 42. Manzoni Statue

    Wandering around the neighborhood just north of the Duomo, we happened upon one of the many small plazas with a church and a statue. For some reason I decided to look closer at the statue to see who...

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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. Archi di Porta Nuova

    These arched gates are part of the 12th Century fortifications that surrounded Milan. These gates represent some of the few remaining vestiges of the walls. Beyond the gate is one of the major high...

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  • 46. 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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  • 47. Piazza della Scala

    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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  • 48. Auditorium

    Apparently mostly a venue for performances of the works of Verdi, The Waterboys onoffer for us. A good music watching venue, comfortable with good sound, and, of course, a great performance from Mike...

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  • 49. Rotonda della Besana

    In a certain way isolated from the others attractions of Milan, due to its location, Rotonda della Basana is not usually included in a standard tour of Milan. Made of 8 circle segments, 4 large and 4...

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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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