The beginning of autumn, with the serenity of the landscape, is an ideal time to visit a city like Milan.
We suggest you start visiting Milan from Piazza del Duomo that is the center of the city, it houses the Duomo, the monumental cathedral with baroque facade and spire in gothic style, one of the world’s largest surmounted by the symbol of the city: the Madonnina. It deserves absolutely to up to the terraces where you can see the Triburio, the peaks and a magnificent panorama on Milan.
From here the two main roads, the first is the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, an elegant street covered by glass and iron structures which are lined with shops, cafes and the famous restaurant Savini, it connects Piazza del Duomo to Teatro della Scala, another emblem of the city.
Milan is rich of monuments including the Palazzo Reale, the Teatro Alla Scala, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, the Pinacoteca di Brera, the Church of Sant’Ambrogio, the famous Pirelli Tower and the Palazzo Borromeo.
Many places to visit including Piazza Velasca, Piazza Santa Babila, Piazza San Fedele, Piazza Sant’Ambrogio and Piazza delle Meraviglie d’Oro where there is also Porta Romana, the official entry of the city.
Among the most important museums there are the Museo del Duomo, the Museo Civico d’Arte contemporanea, the Casa di Alessandro Manzoni, the museum of Villa Reale, the Castle Sforzesco which houses the Civic Museum of exceptional value. More modern are the Fiera di Milan and the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium that hosts matches of the two major city teams: Milan and Inter.
Milan is also full of streets and neighborhoods to visit include: Via Ripamonti, Via Monte Napoleone, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Viale Monza, Viale Buenos Aires and the Area of Milano 2, the famous Palazzo dei Cigni and the Navigli area with the Darsena, once the commercial center, today fun and entertainment center for young people and families.
To see all these things you should at least a weekend but if there’s one thing not lacking in Milan they are the hotels! It will not be difficult to find one suitable to your needs.
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