Duomo di Milano
Massive Gothic cathedral & artworks
One of the largest cathedrals in the world, this iconic masterpiece took over 600 years to complete.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
High-end shopping in ornate 1800s arcade
Mall housed in a glass-covered 19th-century arcade with luxury clothing brands & upscale dining.
Medieval fortress housing art treasures
Huge Medieval-Renaissance fortress with historical museums & art by da Vinci and Michelangelo.
The Last Supper
Leonardo da Vinci, concert, and painting
Da Vinci took two years to draw the Last Supper.
Teatro alla Scala
Grand opera house for Italian classics
Lavish, 18th-century theater, famous for Italian opera & ballets, with a museum & music library.
Pinacoteca di Brera
Art museum specialising in Italian art
Graceful palazzo used by Napoleon, with medieval and Renaissance art especially from Northern Italy.
Santa Maria delle Grazie
Church with Da Vinci's The Last Supper
Terracotta Renaissance church with elaborate Gothic interior, home to Da Vinci's The Last Supper.
Landscaped municipal parkland & gardens
Park & gardens landscaped by Emilio Alemagna, with a tower, aquarium, theater & municipal library.
1866 burial ground with sculptures
Cemetery known for its funerary sculpture in differing styles, some by famous artists/architects.
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio
1100s church with a columned courtyard
Romanesque church with an elegant courtyard, plus a crypt where St Ambrose's remains are displayed.
San Siro Stadium
86,000 capacity stadium for A.C. Milan
A.C. and Inter Milan's home ground with regular soccer matches, plus museum and stadium tours.
Royal Palace of Milan
Neoclassical ducal palace & fine art
Sweeping staircases, regal hallways and artistic masterpieces at a grand 18th century palace.
Piazza del Duomo
Gothic Duomo, chic fashion & art museums
Cobbled Piazza del Duomo, part of the Centro Storico area, is bordered by lively cafes and the elegant fashion shops of the 1870s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II mall. It’s also home to the Duomo di Milano, a Gothic cathedral with a marble interior and elevators up to rooftop city views. Modern Italian art is on show at the Museo del Novecento, while the grand, 18th-century Palazzo Reale hosts changing art exhibitions.
Fashion and shopping
Via Montenapoleone, also spelled Via Montenapoleone, is an upscale shopping street in Milan, Italy, and Europe's most expensive street.
Arco della Pace
Neoclassical arch dedicated to peace
Triumphal arch with bas-reliefs & statues, built by Luigi Cagnola on the request of Napoleon.
The Arch of Peace was built using the Baveno granite and Creola d'Ossola marble and is a landmark of Porta Sempione, one of the five oldest city gates.
Renowned gallery housing art treasures
Renowned art gallery housing a collection of Da Vinci drawings, plus works by Caravaggio & Titian.
La Triennale di Milano
Museum dedicated to Italian design
Museum with permanent & temporary design-related exhibits on themes from architecture to furniture.
Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci
Science museum for da Vinci scale models
Former monastery housing science museum with scale models of da Vinci's submarines & planes.
Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore
4th-century church with historic mosaics
Imposing early-Christian church housing an octagonal chapel decorated with 5th-century mosaics.
Museo Teatrale alla Scala
Opera museum inside the famed hall
Museum showcasing costumes, portraits & musical instruments from the famed La Scala opera house.
Canal and Leonardo da Vinci
The Naviglio Grande is a canal in Lombardy, northern Italy, connecting the Ticino river near Tornavento to the Porta Ticinese dock, also known as the Darsena, in Milan. It drops 34 m over 49.9 km. It varies in width from 22 m to 50 m from Tornavento to Abbiategrasso, dropping to 15 m between there and Milan.
San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore
Church known for its frescoes & artwork
Historic 16th-century church & former monastery with vivid biblical-themed artwork & frescoes.
Quadrilatero della moda
Designer shops & Palazzo Morando museum
The Quadrilatero della Moda, or Quad d’Oro, is an upscale shopping area in the Centro Storico district. The main drag, Via Monte Napoleone, is lined with designer fashion boutiques, antiques shops and posh cafes in neoclassical mansions. Nearby, the Palazzo Morando museum displays period costumes, while Renaissance-era decorative arts are on show in the Museo Bagatti Valsecchi.
Pozzoli Poldi Museum
Collection of European master paintings
Elegant museum containing an extensive collection of Italian art & paintings by the Flemish masters.
Medieval square with music & markets
Outdoor exhibitions, markets & concerts often take place in this medieval public square.
Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli
City park with museum & planetarium
18th-century public gardens, home to the Natural History Museum, Palazzo Dugnani & planetarium.
Colonne di San Lorenzo
Ancient Roman ruin with marble columns
Archeological site made up of 16 Roman marble columns, next to remains of an amphitheater and baths.
Piazza Gae Aulenti
Plaza surrounded by unique architecture
Contemporary skyscrapers & shops surround this modern square with fountains & colorful night lights.
Steel tower with sweeping city views
Steel tower built for 1933 Triennale. Stairs & an elevator climb to 109m for panoramic city views.
San Bernardino alle Ossa
Historic church with a human bone chapel
This 13th-century Catholic church includes an ossuary with frescoes lined with human skulls & bones.
Villa Necchi Campiglio
1930s residence with original interiors
Museum consisting of an architect-designed villa with decorative arts, paintings & period furniture.
Palazzo dell' Arengario
Museum, art, and architecture
The Palazzo dell' Arengario is a Fascist-era complex of two symmetrical buildings in Piazza del Duomo, the central piazza of Milan, Italy. It was completed in the 1950s and currently houses the Museo del Novecento, a museum dedicated to 20th-century art.
Corso Buenos Aires
Shopping and fashion
Corso Buenos Aires is a major street in north-eastern Milan, Italy. With over 350 shops and outlets, it features the highest concentration of clothing stores in Europe.
Santa Maria presso San Satiro
15th-century church with gilded interior
Elegant church dating from the 15th century, with regular services & an ornate gilded interior.
16th-century museum of decorative arts
16th-century townhouse with a sumptuous interior, housing Renaissance decorative arts & paintings.
Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Milan
18th-century palace & fine art gallery
Grandiose, 18th-century mansion exhibiting Italian art & sculptors, plus works by Cezanne & Gauguin.
Basilica of Sant'Eustorgio
Grand Catholic church with a museum
Old, Romanesque-style Catholic church with historic paintings & an attached museum.
Milan Natural History Museum
Exhibitions of human & animal biology
19th-century building with displays of minerals, fossils, skeletons & preserved animals.
Civic Aquarium of Milan
Exotic salt & freshwater fish displays
Family attraction with native & global aquatic flora & fauna as well as a marine biology library.
Modern cultural museum with a restaurant
Restored factory now a sleek museum of art & culture, with rotating exhibitions & a restaurant.
Landmark neoclassical city gate
Landmark neoclassical pink granite gate with pillars, honoring Napoleans victory in Marengo.
Archaeological museum in former convent
Museum of ancient Greek, Etruscan, Roman & Indian artifacts in an ex-convent with medieval frescoes.
Piazza della Scala
Leonardo da Vinci, opera house, and opera
Piazza della Scala is a pedestrian central square of Milan, Italy, connected to the main square of Milan, Piazza del Duomo, by the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II passage.
Royal Villa of Monza
Neo-classical royal house & gardens
Grand neo-classical estate with royal apartments, a chapel, park and gardens, plus guided tours.
Modern art museum in a converted factory
Contemporary art museum in former factory with monumental permanent installations & temporary shows.
Orto Botanico di Brera
Serene 18th-century garden & arboretum
Tranquil garden established in 1774 with flowerbeds, ponds & an arboretum with centuries-old trees.