What to do and what to see in Milan: discover the Top 10 attractions by Best Western Hotel City
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Discover the best places to visit during your stay in Milan 

Milan is the capital of fashion and design, it is an emblem of Italian cultural vivacity and It hosts some of the most famous events and fairs in the world. Yet Milan is also a shy city, with hidden ravines, verdant courtyards and a magic atmosphere that can be savored only by walking through its streets. Milan "loves to reveal itself by hiding" (Alessandro d'Avenia); "To understand Milan you have to dive into it" (Guido Piovene); "I rest in Piazza del Duomo. Instead of stars, words light up every night" (Umberto Saba).

Discover the most beautiful attractions in Milan, moving comfortably from Best Western Hotel City, in the heart of the city.

Duomo

Duomo di MilanoWith its 135 white marble spiers and the golden statue of the Madonnina watching over the city, Duomo is one of the largest cathedrals in the world and one of the most representative buildings of Lombard Gothic. Inside, the imposing pillars and monumental stained glass windows, a jewel of Italian glass art, create a unique atmosphere. Do not miss to take a tour on the panoramic terraces from which you can enjoy a priceless view over the whole city.

From Hotel City: Red Line Metro MM1 - Duomo stop.

 

 

 

 

Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci

Cenacolo Vinciano

In the refectory of the Basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie, in a setting of rare beauty, there is the fresco of the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, one of the masterpieces of the Florentine painter and of the Italian Renaissance, recognized as a heritage of Unesco. A visit to the interior of the Basilica is a must for those who want to discover a wonderful example of the Lombard Renaissance. Reservations are required for entry to the cenacle.

From Hotel City: Red Line Metro MM1 - Conciliazione stop.

 

 

 

 

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II Milano

Built to celebrate the unification of Italy just reached under Vittorio Emanuele II, the Gallery, which connects Duomo to Piazza della Scala, soon became the meeting place of the Milanese bourgeoisie and it was nicknamed “Milan's drawing room”. Today it is home to prestigious shops, starred restaurants, pastry shops and some of the oldest bars in the city.

From Hotel City: Red Line Metro MM1 - Duomo stop.

 

 

 

 

Teatro alla Scala

Teatro alla Scala

Funded by the families of the Milanese aristocracy and built in 1778 to a design by Giuseppe Piermarini, La Scala is one of the most prestigious theaters in the world and an emblem of Milanese cultural vivacity. Each year the opera season opens on 7 December with the celebrations for the patron of the city, Sant’Ambrogio, giving life to one of the most important Italian cultural events.

From Hotel City: Red Line Metro MM1 - Duomo stop.

 

 

 

Castello Sforzesco

Castello Sforzesco

Built in the 14th century by Francesco Sforza, to whom it owes its name, the Sforzesco castle with its well-preserved fortifications and towers allows you to savor the medieval atmosphere in Milan. Currently home to museums and temporary exhibitions, it houses, among others, the famous unfinished sculpture by Michelangelo, "Pietà Rondanini".

From Hotel City: Red Line Metro MM1 - Cairoli stop.

 

 

 

 

Pinacoteca di Brera - Museum

Pinacoteca di Brera

Inside one of the most prestigious museums in the city you can admire works by great artists such as Piero della Francesca, Raffaello, Mantegna, Tintoretto and Caravaggio and visit one of the richest and most fascinating libraries in Italy, the Braidense Library. The Brera district, where the art gallery is located, is one of the most characteristic of the city with its narrow and winding alleys with their art galleries and street artists, vintage and modern shops, clubs and bars open even in the evening and night.


From Hotel City: Metro Green Line MM2 - Lanza stop.

 

 

  

I Navigli di Milano

I Navigli

Of the ancient Milanese navigation system towards the Ticino and the lakes, the Naviglio Grande and the Naviglio Pavese, together with the Darsena retain the charm of the river transport of other times as depicted in the cult film by Olmi, the Albero degli Zoccoli, combined with the bubbling vivacity of today's neighborhood. Bars, restaurants, art and book shops, shops and hidden courtyards today surround the two southern canals of Milan. You can navigate them with a tourist cruise service or, if you are in Milan in January, you can watch the dive of some brave athletes during the traditional "winter trial".

From Hotel City: Metro Green Line MM2 - Porta Genova stop.

 

 

 

Fashion District

Quadrilatero della Moda

Also known as the luxury district, the complex of streets between Via Montenapoleone, Via della Spiga, Via Sant’Andrea and Via Borgospesso, host ateliers and showrooms of the most prestigious national and international brands. There are also historic buildings such as the Poldi Pezzoli and Bagatti Valsecchi house-museums.

 

From Hotel City: Red Line Metro MM1 - San Babila stop.

 

 

  

Parks of Milano

Parchi di Milano

The Sempione Park and the Indro Montanelli Gardens are the two green lungs of the city center. Built at the end of the nineteenth century, Parco Sempione surrounds the north side of the Sforzesco Castle, creating a fascinating setting for the monumental road axis from Corso Sempione, passing through the Arco della Pace, to the city center. The gardens of Via Palestro, dedicated to the famous journalist Indro Montanelli, were designed on a French-style project by Piermarini, with wide perspectives of tree-lined avenues.

From Hotel City: Red Line Metro MM1 - Cairoli and Palestro stop.

 

 

 

 

San Siro Stadium

Stadio San Siro

Emblem of Milanese football and of the rivalry between the two historic teams of the city, Milan and Inter, the San Siro Stadium is considered among the most beautiful in the world, as well as being the largest in Italy. For the Milan Derby, the curves are tinged with the most colorful and creative choreographies and the atmosphere becomes exciting throughout the city.

From Hotel City: Lilac Line Metropolita Linea Lilla MM5 - fermata San Siro.
 

 

 

 

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