Best Things To Do in Milan

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Milan is always known for shopping and fashion but it is more than Shopping and expensive boutiques. But it has a mix of architecture, a high range of skyscrapers which mixes to give the best Italian spice on your tour. Let’s see what best you can do best in Milan.

Milan Cathedral

Let’s start our trip with the popular stop in Milan which is a must-see thing in the city. The symbol of the city is located on Piazza del Duomo which is the best to start off stop and the historic centre in this beautiful city.

 It is started in 1386 where the construction of their architecture started before 500 years and finally finished under the demand of Napoleon Bonaparte who fought to be crowned as a king of Italy. Milan Cathedral is the third-highest cathedral across the world after the cathedral of Seville and St peter’s cathedral in Rome. It is fully made of carved stones where 2000 white marble statues along with 136 arrows made it more gorgeous.

Where interior is not left put it includes 52 columns and 5 sumptuous naves. If you have the opportunity, visit the terrace of the cathedral where you can see the breathtaking view of Milan.

Pinacoteca di Brera

This is located in Palazzo Brera where the Pinacoteca is the best gallery which includes a huge collection of Italian art. This place offered services as a convent and national library which is not turned into the museum until the 19th century. Inside you can be stunned by the works like the marriage of virgin by Raphael, the last supper by Rubens, pieta by Bellini, Adoration of the Magi by Correggio.

This is situated close to Piazza del Duomo, Sforzesco castle where Pinscoteca di Brera can be accessed easily.

Castello Sforzesco

This is from the 15th century and is located in the central location of Milan where it is placed in gardens and grounds. This was created in 1370 where the original design was added and modified but its elegance and statute stayed the same. The huge brick wall will wait in front of the castle which is kind with frame and battlements by a central guard tower.

Their courtyard has a huge hard tower with a sheet size of the castle to amaze you. Apart from the castle, there are small collections and museums which have historical info and interesting artifacts about Milan and the castle.

Church Of Santa Maria Delle Grazie

It’s exterior is mostly renowned but still has a particular grace and charm. This was developed in 1497 where this church features gothic styles by the large rear basilica and red bricks. This church is seen on Corso Magneto which is on the opposite side of Milan to the Duomo.

 It has one of the most artistic masterpieces around the world which has The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci. For many years this art piece is analyzed and scrutinized for hidden content and meanings. Visit and view this amazing piece.

Grand Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

So as you wander around this grand gallery you will be amazed by viewing this masterpiece of construction which seems like a palace or opera house. This galleria is extravagant and open for the indoor shopping arena. This was developed in 1877 which has the Oldest shopping malls across the world which are designed by Guiseppe Mengoni.

This cross shows mall covers within  glass panels which allows sunshine just perfect where shops and walls are beautifully decorated with stucco artwork and ornate panelling. They have designed shops which include popular brands like Versace, Prada, Luis Vuitton by the no Way of the bargain I already had it checked.

Sant Ambrogio

This is an ancient building which is one of the oldest in Milan which is built by St Ambrose in 379 AD. Even with Romanesque design which design has not changed after creation of the church and city which serves as a focal point for locals in Milan.

With high towers frame the central courtyard and front facade which rises of ornate arches.  Inside of the church, it has gorgeous artwork and a Mosaic and delightful ceiling or oratory along with deception of the christ on one of his domes.

Milan Archeology

This is fully dedicated to the history of Milan where this museum offers glimpses from the past. It is situated in Chiesa di San Maurizio Al Monastero Maggiore. History of Mediolanum is the first part of amusement where the basement with artwork and sculptures is the second part of the museum. It covers the ages of Milan which includes middle ages from ancient Greeks and Etruscan Civilization.

Milano, it’s the end of the article. What is the best thing to do in Milan from your perspective?

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